Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Miami Hurricanes travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Hurricanes come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 10-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-6. The Tigers have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 5-8 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Sheldon McClellan comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hurricanes. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 11.7 points per game in 21.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 15.5 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Avry Holmes averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Miami averages 81.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 96th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 49th with 11.3 per game. The Hurricanes allow 64.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 79th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in the Division 1.
Clemson averages 69.5 points per game this year which ranks them 226th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 170th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 118th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 154th and 103rd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 25th with 10.8 per game. The Tigers allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 58th and 140th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 83rd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 112th place in the nation. The Tigers force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 254th in college basketball.
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 10-4 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-6 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 8-5 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 5-8 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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