Oklahoma vs. Clemson - 11/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Clemson Tigers (2-1) at Oklahoma Sooners (2-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm (HP Field House)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -2 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma Sooners and the Clemson Tigers face off on Sunday in early season college basketball tournament action.
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-1 this season after blowing a big lead on Friday and finally losing in overtime to Northern Iowa. Oklahoma is averaging 84.3 points per game and they are shooting 49.7 percent from the floor including 44.4 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 68 points and their opponents are shooting 38 percent. Jordan Woodard leads the Sooners averaging 17 points and 5 rebounds per game. Khadeem Lattin is averaging 13.3 points and 7 rebounds for OU, Christian James is averaging 11 points, and Rashard Odomes is averaging 10 points. Oklahoma is going to have some growing pains after losing the heart of last year’s team.
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The Clemson Tigers are 2-1 this season after losing on Friday to Xavier 77-83. Clemson is averaging 82 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor including 35.2 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 75 points and their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Gabe DeVoe is the Tigers leading scorer averaging 15.7 points per game. Avry Holmes is averaging 14.7 points, Jaron Blossomgame is averaging 14.3 points and 5 rebounds, and Donte Grantham is averaging 14 points and 6 rebounds. Clemson can put points on the board and Blossomgame is one of the top players in the country.
Oklahoma is 3-7 against the spread in neutral site games, 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games, and 2-8 against the spread following a loss. Clemson is 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 7-2 against the spread following a loss, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
Clemson is just the better team here and with this small number I have no problem laying the points.