Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The Clemson Tigers travel to BankUnited Center to play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 3 point favorites.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 14-11 and a road record of 3-5. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-8. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 17-8 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 8-14 and they are 7-16 against the spread.
Jaron Blossomgame comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Avry Holmes averages 11.4 points per game in 28 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game for Clemson. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Davon Reed averages 15.7 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hurricanes. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Ja'Quan Newton averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Clemson averages 75.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 116th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 33.7 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game which ranks them 269th and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 11 per game. The Tigers allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 147th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 210th and 209th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in Division 1.
Miami averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 191st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 72nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 84th and 258th respectively. In the turnover department the Hurricanes rank 171st with 13.2 per game. The Hurricanes allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 105th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the nation. The Hurricanes force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 68.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 109.7 and they assist on 50% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 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 36% of their shots. Clemson turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.5%. The Tigers give up 74 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hurricanes score 74.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.4 points per game. The Hurricanes have a rating on offense of 109.1 and 46.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Miami turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.7%. The Hurricanes give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 11-11 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 15-8 against the over/under
Miami Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Miami Hurricanes are 7-16 against the spread
The Miami Hurricanes are 8-14 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Hurricanes Injuries
11/25/16 G Rashad Muhammad Disciplinary has left team
02/17/17 C Ebuka Izundu Cramps probable Saturday vs. Clemson
02/17/17 G Ja'Quan Newton Suspension expected to miss next 2 games
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -3
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