Clemson at North Carolina State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/13/2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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The Clemson Tigers travel to Spectrum Center to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Clemson as 1.5 point favorites.
Clemson heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 69.4 points per contest while giving up 64.0 per game. North Carolina State has an overall mark of 21-10. They are averaging 81.0 points per contest and giving up 70.5, which is a point differential of 10.5.
Valuable Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 14-17-0 against the spread
The Clemson Tigers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 19-12-0 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
11/09/18 F Malik William Concussion is out indefinitely
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
02/14/19 G Eric Lockett Suspension is out indefinitely
02/14/19 F Sacha Killeya-Jones Eligibility is out for season
Marcquise Reed comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Elijah Thomas averages 13.2 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Torin Dorn averages 13.7 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 59%. C.J. Bryce averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson averages 69.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 265th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 261st in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 192nd and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 127th with 13.4 per game. The Tigers allow 64.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 27th and 220th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd and they give up 9.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in Division 1. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State is 26th in the country with 81.0 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 96th in the nation. They are 30th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game, and 32nd in assists per contest with 15.6. The Wolfpack are 176th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Wolfpack surrender 70.5 points per contest, which ranks them 160th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 179th and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 128th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 127th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolfpack are 335th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game.
The Tigers are 196th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.7. In terms of pace they are 266th in the country with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 152nd. As a team they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 242nd in Division 1. Clemson is 65th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina State is 268th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Wolfpack are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.2. In terms of pace they are 53rd in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 112th. As a team they are 121st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 244th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Clemson/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take North Carolina State +1.5
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