Clemson at Ohio College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
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The Clemson Tigers head to TD Arena to take on the Ohio Bobcats on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 9 point favorites.
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Clemson comes into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 26.0 as they are averaging 86.0 points per game while giving up 60.0 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 61.0 points per game and surrendering 53.0, good for a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/10/17 F David Skara Suspension 9-game suspension (eligible to return 12/16 vs. UL-Lafayette)
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/13/17 F A.J. Gareri Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/13/17 F Ben Vander Plas Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/13/17 F Jason Carter Leg is out indefinitely
Donte Grantham averages 15.5 points per contest while playing 23 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Gabe DeVoe averages 12 points per contest in 24.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Teyvion Kirk scores 16 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Gavin Block averages 12 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per game. He also brings in 9 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 0%.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson averages 86.0 points per contest this year, which is 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 26.0 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a unit, which has them ranked 41st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 125th in Division 1. They average 42.0 boards per contest and 17.5 assists per game, which ranks them 92nd and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 153rd with 14.0 per game. The Tigers allow 60.0 points per contest, which is 52nd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 112th and 211th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 27.0 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they allow 9.0 assists per game which puts them in 52nd place in college basketball. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 305th in the country with 61.0 points per contest this season. They are 305th in the nation in shooting at 37%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 24% from beyond the arc, which is good for 312th in Division 1. They are 125th in the country in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 269th in assists per game with 11.0. The Bobcats are 122nd in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Bobcats give up 53.0 points per game, which ranks them 15th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 34% shooting percentage and a 21% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 35th and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 5.0 dimes allowed per game and 317th with 46.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Bobcats are 335th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 24.0 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 59th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.6, and their defensive rating of 82.8 is ranked 58th. In terms of pace they are 185th in the country with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 50th. As a team they are 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 287th in Division 1. Clemson is 156th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 125th in the nation.
Ohio is 134th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 26.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 37%, which is 15th in the nation. The Bobcats are 332nd in the country in offensive rating with 76.3, and their defensive rating of 66.3 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 28th in Division 1 with 80 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 41% is 310th. As a team they are 321st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 43% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Clemson/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Clemson -9
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