Louisville at Clemson College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Littlejohn Coliseum to play the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 7 point favorites.
Louisville comes into this game with an overall record of 11-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 77.4 points per game while giving up 65.4 per contest. Clemson has an overall mark of 13-1. They are averaging 78.1 points per contest and giving up 63.1, which is a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 4-7 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 6-6 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 8-3 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 4-7 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deng Adel averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Quentin Snider averages 12.4 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Marcquise Reed averages 15.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Donte Grantham averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 77.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 122nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 158th. Behind the arc they shoot 34%, which is good for 233rd in the country. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game, which ranks them 37th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 309th with 11.7 per game. The Cardinals allow 65.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 269th and they give up 9.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in college basketball. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson is 98th in the country with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 27th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 112th in college basketball. They are 158th in the nation in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 141st in assists per contest with 14.6. The Tigers are 249th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Tigers surrender 63.1 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 10.3 assists allowed per contest and 56th with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 151st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season.
The Cardinals are 98th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.1, and their defensive rating of 92.2 is ranked 35th. In terms of pace they are 174th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 186th. As a team they are 188th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 219th in Division 1. Louisville is 315th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 9th in the nation.
Clemson is 205th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 41st in the nation. The Tigers are 57th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 90.9 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 232nd in Division 1 with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 39th. As a team they are 29th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 160th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Clemson +7
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