Clemson at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 1.5 point favorites.
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Clemson comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 12.7 as they are averaging 79.2 points per game while giving up 66.5 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 5-2. They are averaging 77.6 points per game and surrendering 68.4, good for a point differential of 9.1.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 2-2 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 0-5 against the over/under this year
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/28/17 G Shelton Mitchell Head injured last game, is "?" Wednesday vs. Ohio State
11/10/17 F David Skara Suspension 9-game suspension (eligible to return 12/16 vs. UL-Lafayette)
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Donte Grantham averages 16 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Elijah Thomas averages 13 points per game in 23.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 9.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Keita Bates-Diop averages 16.9 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10.3 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. C.J. Jackson averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson averages 79.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 125th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 194th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 120th and 103rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.7 per game. The Tigers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 116th and 191st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.0 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 77th place in college basketball. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 153rd in the country with 77.6 points per game this year. They are 127th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.1. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 269th in college basketball. They are 46th in the nation in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 179th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Buckeyes are 97th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Buckeyes surrender 68.4 points per contest, which ranks them 112th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 80th and 167th in those defensive statistics. They rank 68th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 61st with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 212th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Tigers are 99th in the country in defensive rating with 94.1, and their offensive rating of 112 is ranked 78th. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 44th. As a unit they are 33rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in D-1. Clemson is 138th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 130th in the country.
Ohio State is 113th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 101st in the nation. The Buckeyes are 177th in the country in offensive rating with 105.6, and their defensive rating of 93.2 is ranked 86th. In terms of pace they are 147th in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 171st. As a team they are 163rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 246th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Clemson/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -1.5
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