Akron at Clemson College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/19/2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
John Gray Gymnasium
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The Akron Zips travel to John Gray Gymnasium to play the Clemson Tigers on Monday, November 19, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 13.5 point favorites.
Akron heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 30 as they are averaging 85 points per contest while giving up 55 per game. Clemson has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 81.7 points per game and surrendering 63.3, good for a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 2-0-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 0-3-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/14/18 C Trey Jemison Knee is questionable
11/09/18 F Malik William Concussion is out indefinitely
Daniel Utomi comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 46%. Jimond Ivey averages 14.0 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Marcquise Reed averages 17.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 92%. Aamir Simms averages 14.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 75% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron averages 85.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 30.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 155th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 122nd and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 10.3 per game. The Zips allow 55.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 45th and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 240th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 73rd place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 245th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson is 101st in the country with 81.7 points per game this year. They are 22nd in Division 1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 18.3. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 61st in the nation. They are 268th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 56th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Tigers are 280th in turnovers per game with 11.7. The Tigers surrender 63.3 points per contest, which ranks them 68th in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 58th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 8.3 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 28.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 156th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Zips are 35th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.7. In terms of pace they are 213th in the country with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 46th. As a team they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 43rd in Division 1. Akron is 318th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 199th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 117.2, which is ranked 42nd. They are 254th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 62% is 15th. As a unit they are 9th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Akron/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Clemson -13.5
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