Florida State at Clemson College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/28/2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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The Florida State Seminoles travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 4.5 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-9. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 82.6 points per contest while giving up 74.1 per game. Clemson has an overall mark of 21-7. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 65.8, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-11 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 15-10 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 13-12 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/22/18 F Donte Grantham ACL is out for season
Phil Cofer averages 13.1 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%. Terance Mann averages 13.9 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Gabe DeVoe averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Marcquise Reed averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 227th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 64th and 210th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 125th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 268th in college basketball. Florida State averages 82.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 44th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 177th in D-1. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 48th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 182nd with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 225th in those defensive statistics. They rank 44th with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 99th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 112th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season. Clemson is 180th in Division 1 with 73.9 points per game this year. They are 114th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 82nd in the nation. They are 176th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game and 195th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Tigers are 239th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Seminoles are 106th in the country in defensive rating with 100.3, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 48th. They are 48th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 70th. As a unit they are 83rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 185th in D-1. Florida State is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 72nd in the country.
Clemson is 178th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 41st in the nation. The Tigers are 105th in the country in offensive rating with 108.2, and their defensive rating of 96.3 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 270th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 89th. As a team they are 80th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 102nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Florida State/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson -4.5
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