Wednesday, November 30, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 9 point favorites.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They are 3-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Tigers have an overall record of 3-2 and a home record of 2-0. They have an over/under record of 2-2 and they are 2-2 against the spread.
Tai Webster comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 13.3 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 17.8 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Gabe DeVoe averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Nebraska averages 70.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 223rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per game which ranks them 103rd and 312th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 52nd with 11.6 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 122nd and 203rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 232nd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in Division 1.
Clemson averages 78.6 points per game this year which ranks them 77th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 192nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 213th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per contest which ranks them 187th and 71st respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 51st with 11.6 per game. The Tigers allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 183rd in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 222nd and 251st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 198th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 286th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 106th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 68 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 102.9 and they assist on 44.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Cornhuskers give up 75.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 78.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.5 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 111 and 59.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Clemson turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.1%. The Tigers give up 69 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-2 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-3 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 2-2 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 2-2 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/26/16 F Nick Fuller Ankle is upgraded to probable Sunday vs. Virginia Tech
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson -9
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks