Friday, November 11, 2016
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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Friday, November 11, 2016. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 5 point favorites.
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The Bulldogs had an overall record of 17-12 and a road record of 3-8 last year. They were 19-15 against the spread last year and their over/under record was 16-13. The Tigers had an overall record of 17-13 and a home record of 13-4 last season. They had an over/under record of 11-15 and they were 15-12 against the spread last season.
J.J. Frazier averaged 16.9 points per game last season while playing 32.1 minutes per night for the Bulldogs. He pulled down 4.5 rebounds per game and dished out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 41% while his free throw percentage sat at 82%. Yante Maten averaged 16.5 points per game in 30 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 0.8 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Georgia. His field goal percentage was 50% for the year while his free throw percentage was 78%.
Jaron Blossomgame averaged 18.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest last year for the Tigers. He grabbed 6.7 rebounds per game and had 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 51% and his free throw percentage was 78%. Donte Grantham averaged 10.2 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 38% and his free throw percentage was 85%.
Georgia averaged 70.6 points per contest last season which ranked them 220th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 0.9 and their shooting percentage was 42% as a team which had them ranked 250th. Behind the arc they shot 37% which was good for 68th in the country. They averaged 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranked them 47th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 216th with 13 per game. The Bulldogs allowed 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 108th in the nation. They also allowed a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 92nd in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.8 rebounds a game which ranked 175th and they gave up 11.3 assists per contest which put them in 47th place in the country. They forced 10.7 turnovers per game which ranked them 320th in Division 1.
Clemson averaged 69.6 points per game last year which ranked them 243rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin was 5.2 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a team which had them sitting in the 178th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shot 35% which was good for 150th in the nation. They averaged 34.7 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranked them 231st and 165th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers ranked 13th with 10.1 per game. The Tigers allowed 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 21st in the country. They also allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 198th in those defensive statistics. Opponents averaged 34.2 rebounds a game which ranked 88th and they gave up 12.1 assists per contest which put them in 96th place in the nation. The Tigers forced 11.5 turnovers per game which ranked them 270th in college basketball.
The Bulldogs averaged 69.3 points per game on the road last season and they scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They had an average scoring differential of -5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference was -5.3 per contest. The Bulldogs had an offensive rating of 102.9 and they assisted on 53.1% of their shots last year. In terms of pace they averaged 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage was 48%. As a team they had a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Georgia turned the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they got a steal on 7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 52% while their offensive rebound percentage was 32.3%. The Bulldogs gave up 75 points per game on the road last season and they surrendered 84.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers scored 69.8 ppg at home and they averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They had an average scoring differential of 2 in their past 3 contests and at home last season they had a difference of 11.6 points per game. The Tigers had a rating on offense of 108.5 and 54.6% of their shots were assisted last season. They possessed the ball 63.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year was 51%. As an offensive unit they had a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempted 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Clemson turned it over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they stole the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage was 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season was 30.4%. The Tigers gave up 58.2 points per contest at home last year and they gave up 67.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Georgia Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Georgia Bulldogs were 19-15 against the spread last season
The Georgia Bulldogs were 16-13 against the over/under last year
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers were 15-12 against the spread last season
The Clemson Tigers were 11-15 against the over/under last year
Georgia Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/10/16 G Shelton Mitchell Knee out indefinitely
11/10/16 G Ty Hudson Suspension out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Elijah Thomas Eligibility will be eligible in December
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson -5
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