Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 3 point favorites.
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The Demon Deacons come into this game with an overall record of 15-10 and a road record of 4-6. They are 12-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-7. The Tigers have an overall record of 13-11 and a home record of 8-4. They have an over/under record of 14-8 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
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John Collins comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Demon Deacons. He pulls down 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Bryant Crawford averages 15.2 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Wake Forest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Jaron Blossomgame averages 17.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Avry Holmes averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Wake Forest averages 81.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 30th in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 100th and 37th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 71st with 12 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 251st in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 196th and 177th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 101st and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 245th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1.
Clemson averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 133rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 127th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 158th in the nation. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 257th and 176th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 23rd with 11 per game. The Tigers allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 136th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 201st and 216th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 190th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 146th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in college basketball.
The Demon Deacons average 77.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.7 per contest. The Demon Deacons have an offensive rating of 114.3 and they assist on 57.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Wake Forest turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31%. The Demon Deacons give up 78.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 80.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 68 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -17 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.6 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 109.2 and 50.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.9 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 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.1%. The Tigers give up 68 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 12-11 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 15-7 against the over/under
Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 10-11 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 14-8 against the over/under
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson -3
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