Clemson vs. Florida State - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida State Seminoles (10-2) at Clemson Tigers (7-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Littlejohn Coliseum)
The Line: Clemson Tigers +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles and Clemson Tigers play Saturday at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
The Florida State Seminoles hope to build on their impressive six-game winning streak. The Florida State Seminoles are averaging 82.1 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 69.8 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Dwayne Bacon is averaging 17.8 points and 5.3 rebounds while Malik Beasley is averaging 16.7 points and 1.3 assists. Xavier Rathan-Mayes is the third double-digit scorer and Devon Bookert is dishing 2.4 assists. The Florida State Seminoles are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. Florida State is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 39.9 rebounds per game. The Florida State Seminoles have split their last eight road games.
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The Clemson Tigers need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Clemson Tigers are averaging 68.4 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 60.4 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Jaron Blossomgame is averaging 15.4 points and 6.8 rebounds while Donte Grantham is averaging 10.1 points and 2.2 assists. Avry Holmes is dishing 3.1 assists and Sidy Djitte is grabbing 6.1 rebounds. The Clemson Tigers are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. Clemson is allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game. The Clemson Tigers have won 10 of their last 14 home games.
The Seminoles are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Tigers are 14-5-1 ATS in their last 20 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. The Seminoles are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Clemson.
Clemson is struggling right now and continues to have issues on the offensive end. Florida State is an explosive team that has proven already this season it can win on the road. I'll take the Noles in a toss-up matchup.