Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange Prediction, 1/18/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Clemson Tigers vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Location: Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY
The Syracuse Orange (8-9) will try to defeat the Clemson Tigers (10-7) at Carrier Dome on Tuesday.
The Clemson Tigers played Boston College and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 70-68 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Tigers finished with 14 and Boston College accumulated 14 personal fouls. They made 6 of their 19 attempts from distance. Boston College shot 53.3% from the charity stripe by converting 8 of 15 tries. Moreover, Boston College had 32 rebounds (4 offensive, 28 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Boston College doled out 8 dimes and had 6 steals in this game. Concerning defense, Clemson allowed 49.1% from the field on 28 of 57 shooting. They also distributed 10 dimes for the contest in addition to forcing 11 turnovers and getting 8 steals. When discussing hauling in boards, they earned 36 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Tigers converted 8 of their 14 tries for a percentage of 57.1%. Clemson finished having earned a 45.8% field goal percentage (27 of 59) and buried 6 out of their 19 three-point attempts.
Naz Bohannon is one player who was a contributor for this game. He notched 9 points on 3 of 6 shooting. He played for 20 mins and also snagged 12 boards. He went 50.0% from the floor and also dished out 1 assist.
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Clemson will enter this game with a record of 10-7 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 72.8 points per outing (162nd in D-1) while hitting 46.5% from the field. The Tigers are connecting on 38.4% on shots from downtown (138 of 359) and 71.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Clemson is snagging 36.1 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 239 assists for the campaign, which is 110th in college basketball in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 11.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 15.9 fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Tigers are able to force 11.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.5 personal fouls. They are giving up 32.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 125th in Division 1 in points per game allowed (66.5). The Tigers defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 40.9% (391 of 957) and they concede 31.8 boards per game as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 108th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 181 relinquished on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the court, the Syracuse Orange took a defeat with a final score of 76-71 against Florida State. The Orange collected 19 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 27 in the game. They turned the ball over 10 times, while getting 2 steals in this contest. Florida State was called for 15 fouls for the contest which took the Orange to the charity stripe for 19 attempts. They were able to make 16 of those for a rate of 84.2%. With regard to 3-point shots, Syracuse made 7 of their 17 tries (41.2%). When the final whistle blew, the Orange finished 24 for 51 from the floor which gave them a rate of 47.1%. The Orange allowed Florida State to bury 28 of their 51 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 54.9% for the matchup. They finished 60.0% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 12 of 20 and ended up shooting 8 out of 13 from the charity stripe (61.5%). When it comes to how they rebounded, Syracuse permitted Florida State to pull down 22 in total (3 on the offensive side).
Jesse Edwards ended up being important for the Orange in the matchup. He made 5 of 7 for the matchup giving him a rate of 71.4%, and had 7 rebounds. He had 15 points in his 34 minutes on the court and had 1 assist for the contest.
Syracuse has a mark of 8-9 this season. As an offense, the Orange are hitting on 45.5% from the floor, which ranks them 118th in college basketball. Syracuse has accumulated 1,326 pts for the campaign (78.0 per contest) and they average 36.4 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 15.3 times per contest (71st in D-1) and they lose possession via turnover 11.9 times per game. The Orange are committing 14.6 fouls per contest while shooting 72.7% from the free throw line.
The Orange on defense are ranked 319th in college hoops in PPG given up with 75.6. They are forcing 12.9 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 42.8% from the field (189th in college basketball). The Syracuse defense gives up 34.5% on shots from 3-point land (185 of 537) and opponents are converting on 73.1% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 18.5 dimes and 36.9 rebounds per contest, which ranks them 358th and 281st in D-1.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Syracuse
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