Syracuse vs Clemson predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Syracuse Orange vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Clemson -1
The Syracuse Orange head to Littlejohn Coliseum to take on the Clemson Tigers on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 1 point favorites.
Syracuse comes into this game with an overall record of 13-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Clemson has an overall record of 10-9. They are averaging 68.3 points per game and surrendering 65.1, good for a point differential of 3.2.
Valuable Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 9-11-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 12-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 11-8-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 11-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/20/19 G Jalen Carey Thumb is out for season
01/06/20 F Robert Braswell Leg is out for season
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Elijah Hughes comes into this game averaging 19.2 points per contest while playing 38.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Buddy Boeheim averages 16.2 points per contest in 35.6 minutes per game. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Aamir Simms scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Tevin Mack averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Syracuse averages 73.4 points per contest, which is 120th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 134th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 74th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 142nd and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 314th with 11.6 per game. The Orange allow 66.0 points per contest, which is 101st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 72nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd, and they allow 17.0 assists per game which puts them in 342nd place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 114th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Clemson is 264th in the nation with 68.3 points per contest this season. They are 223rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 245th in the NCAA. They are 258th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 176th in assists per game with 13.3. The Tigers are 272nd in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Tigers give up 65.1 points per game, which ranks them 75th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 122nd and 140th in those defensive statistics. They rank 130th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 185th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 233rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Orange have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 45th. They are 298th in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 75th. As a unit they are 70th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 34th in D-1. Syracuse is 288th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 229th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 99.1, which is ranked 234th. They are 279th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 177th. As a unit they are 212th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 31st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Syracuse/Clemson college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Syracuse +1
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