Clemson Tigers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Prediction, 11/30/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Location: Jersey Mike's Arena in Piscataway, NJ
The Clemson Tigers (5-2) are on their way to Jersey Mike's Arena on Tuesday where they will try to beat the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (3-3).
The Clemson Tigers stepped onto the hardwood against Charleston Southern and earned the victory with a final of 91-59 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Tigers ended up walking away with 15 and Charleston Southern recorded 13 personal fouls. They made 8 of their 27 tries from distance. Charleston Southern ended up shooting 100.0% from the charity stripe by burying 15 of 15 shots. Additionally, Charleston Southern snagged 29 rebounds (8 offensive, 21 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Charleston Southern distributed 6 dimes and had 3 steals in this matchup. When it comes to the defense, Clemson let their opponent shoot 29.5% from the floor on 18 of 61 shooting. They also distributed 19 assists for the matchup as well as forcing 17 turnovers and earning 9 steals. When it comes to hauling in boards, they earned 41 with 11 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Tigers knocked down 11 of 12 attempts for a rate of 91.7%. Clemson ended the game having earned a 48.6% field goal percentage (34 out of 70) and buried 12 of their 29 shots from distance.
Nick Honor is a player who came through for this contest. He went 60.0% from the floor and distributed 7 assists. He was on the court for 26 minutes played and grabbed 1 rebound. He ended up with 17 points on 6 out of 10 shooting.
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Clemson will play this contest with a mark of 5-2 so far this year. They currently have an average of 74.7 pts per game (148th in D-1) while hitting 50.4% from the floor. The Tigers are connecting on 44.1% on shots beyond the perimeter (64 of 145) and 66.4% from the free throw line. As a team, Clemson is collecting 34.4 rebounds per game and has accounted for 102 assists this year, which has them ranked 81st in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They are losing possession via turnover 12.3 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 14.0 fouls per contest.
When they are on the defensive end, the Tigers are able to force 12.9 turnovers every game and they draw 15.7 fouls. They are ranked 148th in college hoops in allowing assists with 74 surrendered this year. The Tigers are giving up a shooting percentage of 37.8% (154 of 407) and they surrender 32.1 boards per contest as a group. They give up 29.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 64th in college hoops in points per game allowed (61.7).
The last time they took the court, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights went home defeated by a final of 85-83 against UMass. The Scarlet Knights corralled 24 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 34 for the game. They coughed it up 9 times, while earning 9 steals for this game. UMass earned 12 fouls in this game which got the Scarlet Knights to the charity stripe for 15 shots. They were able to knock down 12 of the free throws for a rate of 80.0%. In reference to shots from distance, Rutgers made 3 of their 13 tries (23.1%). When all was said and done, the Scarlet Knights finished the game shooting 34 out of 62 from the field which gave them a percentage of 54.8%. The Scarlet Knights permitted UMass to make 24 out of their 51 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 47.1% in this matchup. They shot 50.0% from distance by shooting 16 of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 21 of 27 at the charity stripe (77.8%). Concerning how they rebounded, Rutgers permitted UMass to collect 23 in total (4 offensive).
Clifford Omoruyi pitched in for the Scarlet Knights for the game. He converted 7 out of 9 for the contest for a rate of 77.8%, and earned 8 rebounds. He accumulated 16 points in his 27 mins on the court and tallied 2 dimes for the contest.
Rutgers has a record of 3-3 on the year. As an offensive unit, the Scarlet Knights are hitting on 40.3% from the floor, which ranks them 302nd in college basketball. Rutgers has 400 pts on the year (66.7 per game) and they average 40.3 rebounds per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 15.2 times per contest (80th in college basketball) and they turn it over 10.3 times per game. The Scarlet Knights commit 13.3 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 68.8% from the free throw line.
The Rutgers defense allows 35.9% on 3-point shots (52 of 145) and opponents are connecting on 65.7% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 12.0 dimes and 34.8 boards per contest, which has them ranked 146th and 193rd in those categories on the defensive end. The Scarlet Knights are ranked 79th in D-1 in points given up per game with 62.8. They are able to force 13.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 39.6% from the field (88th in the country).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Rutgers
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