Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Pittsburgh Panthers travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Panthers come into this game with an overall record of 16-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 8-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-7. The Tigers have an overall record of 12-7 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 7-8 and they are 10-5 against the spread.
Michael Young comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Panthers. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jamel Artis averages 16.1 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game for Pittsburgh. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 16.4 points per game while playing 32.4 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 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Donte Grantham averages 10.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Pittsburgh averages 80.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 36th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 62nd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 11.6 per game. The Panthers allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 66th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 116th place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 262nd in the Division 1.
Clemson averages 69.4 points per game this year which ranks them 235th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 160th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 117th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 208th and 117th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 17th with 10.4 per game. The Tigers allow 62.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 183rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 108th place in the nation. The Tigers force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in college basketball.
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 8-8 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 9-7 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 10-5 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 7-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
01/26/16 F Sheldon Jeter Concussion "?" Wednesday vs. Clemson
Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 C Legend Robertin Eligibility out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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