Clemson Tigers vs Temple Owls Prediction, 11/18/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Temple Owls
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Location: TD Arena in Charleston, SC
TD Arena is the site where the Temple Owls (1-1) will play the Clemson Tigers (3-0) on Thursday.
The Clemson Tigers stepped onto the hardwood against Bryant and walked away with a win by a score of 93-70 in their last contest. Concerning fouls, the Tigers ended up walking away with 11 and Bryant accounted for 14 fouls. They also converted 9 of their 27 attempts from distance. Bryant ended up shooting 81.8% from the charity stripe by converting 9 of 11 shots. Moreover, Bryant grabbed 23 rebounds (6 offensive, 17 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Bryant doled out 14 dimes and had 4 steals in the game. When talking about the defense, Clemson let their opponent shoot 42.6% from the floor on 26 out of 61 shooting. They also doled out 20 dimes for this game while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When discussing hauling in boards, they collected 39 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Tigers made 13 of their 18 tries for a percentage of 72.2%. Clemson walked away from the game with a 56.5% field goal percentage (35 of 62) and converted 10 of their 18 shots from 3-point land.
Nick Honor is one player who was a major factor in the matchup. He finished with 16 points on 6 of 10 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 27 mins but concluded the game with no rebounds. He finished the game shooting 60.0% from the field and earned 7 dimes.
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Clemson heads into this contest with a win-loss record of 3-0 on the year. They are turning it over 13.3 times per game and as a unit are committing 15.0 fouls every game. As a team, Clemson is pulling down 36.0 boards per game and has racked up 43 dimes so far this season, which ranks 123rd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Tigers are shooting 46.6% on three-point attempts (27 of 58) and 66.7% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 77.7 points per outing (132nd in Division 1) while shooting 50.6% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Tigers are forcing their opponents into 12.7 turnovers every game while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They give up 23.0% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 120th in college basketball in points per game allowed (63.7). The Tigers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 38.2% (68 of 178) and they surrender 32.0 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are 198th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 34 conceded this season.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Temple Owls took a defeat with a final score of 76-71 when they faced USC. The Owls pulled down 25 defensive boards and 16 offensive boards for a total of 41 for this game. They coughed up the ball 11 times, while getting 8 steals for the game. USC was called for 22 personal fouls in the game which took the Owls to the free throw line for a total of 28 tries. They were able to convert 15 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 53.6%. With regard to shots from distance, Temple made 8 of their 22 tries (36.4%). When all was said and done, the Owls walked away from this one shooting 24 out of 63 from the floor which gave them a rate of 38.1%. The Owls permitted USC to bury 27 of their 57 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 47.4% in this contest. They finished 33.3% from 3-point land by going 4 of 12 and finished the game at 18 of 27 at the free throw line (66.7%). In reference to rebounding, Temple permitted USC to get 37 overall (9 offensive).
Khalif Battle was important for the Owls for the contest. He earned 26 points in his 33 mins of playing time, but went home with no dimes. He made 8 of 17 in this game for a field goal rate of 47.1%, and had 3 rebounds.
Temple has a mark of 1-1 on the year. The Owls commit 19.0 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 54.5% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 15.0 times per game (134th in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.0 times per game. Temple has tallied 143 points on the season (71.5 per contest) and they grab 43.0 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Owls are hitting on 43.3% from the floor, which ranks 217th in the country.
The Owls on defense are ranked 105th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 62.5. They have forced 12.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 37.6% from the field (77th in college basketball). The Temple defense gives up 27.9% on shots from distance (12 of 43) and opponents are converting on 67.6% of their free throw shots. They surrender 15.0 assists and 35.5 total boards per game, which ranks 297th and 196th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Clemson
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