Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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The Syracuse Orange travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 4 point favorites.
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The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 1-5. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-7. The Tigers have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 13-7 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 35.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Tyler Lydon averages 13.9 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 17.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Avry Holmes averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Syracuse averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 86th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 84th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 23rd in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game which ranks them 164th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 77th with 12.2 per game. The Orange allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 84th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 113th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 203rd and they give up 16.9 assists per contest which puts them in 343rd place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in Division 1.
Clemson averages 74.8 points per game this year which ranks them 124th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 130th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 163rd in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 241st and 167th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 32nd with 11.4 per game. The Tigers allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 192nd and 193rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 191st and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in college basketball.
The Orange average 68.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 82.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 62.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.2%. The Orange give up 79.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 80.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.8 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 108.9 and 50.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Clemson turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.6%. The Tigers give up 66.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 10-9 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 11-7 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 9-10 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 13-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out for season
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
01/20/17 G Evan Dourdas Personal has left team
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson -4
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