Saturday, February 11, 2017
Cameron Indoor Stadium
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The Clemson Tigers head to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Duke as 10.5 point favorites.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 13-10 and a road record of 3-4. They are 9-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-7. The Blue Devils have an overall record of 19-5 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 11-12 and they are 10-13 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Avry Holmes averages 11.6 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Luke Kennard averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Devils. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Grayson Allen averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Clemson averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 145th in the country. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 267th and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 11.2 per game. The Tigers allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 201st and 199th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 189th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in Division 1.
Duke averages 82.7 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 72nd in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 125th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Devils rank 50th with 11.8 per game. The Blue Devils allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 67th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 132nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 40th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the nation. The Blue Devils force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 69 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 109.6 and they assist on 51.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Clemson turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Tigers give up 74.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 84.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Blue Devils score 86.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.8 points per game. The Blue Devils have a rating on offense of 116.3 and 49.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Duke turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.5%. The Blue Devils give up 64.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 9-11 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 14-7 against the over/under
Duke Blue Devils Betting Trends
The Duke Blue Devils are 10-13 against the spread
The Duke Blue Devils are 11-12 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Duke Blue Devils Injuries
11/20/16 F Sean Obi Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Duke -10.5
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