Louisville Cardinals vs Clemson Tigers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Clemson Tigers
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Clemson +5.5
The Louisville Cardinals head to Littlejohn Coliseum to take on the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 5.5 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-4. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 63.4 per game. Clemson has an overall record of 12-12. They are averaging 66.0 points per game and surrendering 63.6, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 12-11-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 14-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Clemson Tigers Betting Trends
The Clemson Tigers are 13-11-0 against the spread this season
The Clemson Tigers are 13-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
02/12/20 G Josh Nickelberry Ankle is questionable
Key Clemson Tigers Injuries
01/04/20 F Jonathan Baehre Knee is out for season
01/04/20 G Chase Hunter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Steven Enoch averages 10.2 points per contest in 20.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 5.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jordan Nwora comes into this game averaging 18.8 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tevin Mack averages 12.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 59%. Aamir Simms scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.2 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals allow 63.4 points per contest which is 35th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 40th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 55th, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 35th place in D-1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 32nd in Division 1. Louisville averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 76th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 53rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 7th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 40th and 100th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 252nd with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 38th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 67th and 126th in those defensive statistics. They rank 105th with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 171st with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 177th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest. Clemson is 304th in the country with 66.0 points per contest this season. They are 262nd in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 261st in the country. They are 241st in the nation in rebounding with 34.3 boards per contest and 184th in assists per game with 13.1. The Tigers are 258th in turnovers per contest with 12.4.
The Cardinals are 14th in the nation in offensive rating with 111. In terms of pace they are 280th in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 38th. As a team they are 34th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 175th in Division 1. Louisville is 231st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Clemson is 197th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 98, which is ranked 254th. They are 311th in D-1 in pace with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 203rd. As a unit they are 234th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Louisville -5.5 and over 132 total points
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