Clemson at Wake Forest College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Lawrence Joel Coliseum
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Lawrence Joel Coliseum to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 3.5 point favorites.
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Clemson heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 65.8 per game. Wake Forest has an overall mark of 9-13. They are averaging 74.5 points per contest and giving up 74.7, which is a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 11-8 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 10-9 against the over/under this year
Important Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 7-13 against the spread this season
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 6-14 against the over/under this year
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
02/02/18 F Mark Donnal Concussion is "?" Saturday vs Wake Forest
01/22/18 F Donte Grantham ACL is out for season
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
02/02/18 G Melo Eggleston Flu is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Clemson
02/02/18 G Mitchell Wilbekin Ankle is "?" Saturday vs Clemson
02/02/18 F Rich Washington Arm is out for season
02/02/18 C Sam Japhet-Mathias Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs Clemson
Gabe DeVoe averages 12.5 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Marcquise Reed averages 15.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Keyshawn Woods averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Bryant Crawford averages 16 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 37th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 53rd and 196th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 102nd in college basketball. Clemson averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 143rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 74th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 72nd in D-1. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 183rd and 184th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons surrender 74.7 points per contest, which ranks them 245th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 176th and 328th in those defensive statistics. They rank 277th with 14.7 assists allowed per contest, and 149th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Demon Deacons are 106th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season. Wake Forest is 163rd in Division 1 with 74.5 points per game this year. They are 181st in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 52nd in the nation. They are 153rd in college basketball in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game and 204th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Demon Deacons are 117th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Tigers are 49th in the country in defensive rating with 96, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 79th. They are 270th in college basketball in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 68th. As a unit they are 52nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in D-1. Clemson is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 62nd in the country.
Wake Forest is 117th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 238th in Division 1. The Demon Deacons are 273rd in the nation in defensive rating with 106, and their offensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 144th. They are 167th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 178th. As a unit they are 162nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 230th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Clemson/Wake Forest college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wake Forest +3.5
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