Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Clemson Tigers Betting Prediction

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The Clemson Tigers (5-2) will be at home in Littlejohn Coliseum when they go head-to-head against the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (2-5). The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, and will air on ACC Network.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks at Clemson Tigers Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Tigers lost a close one to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, 68-66, while the Peacocks beat the Maine Black Bears, 63-59.

Saint Peter’s dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.308 (above their season average of 0.243) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.4 (above their season average of 30.6). For those same stats, Maine had marks of 0.216 and 23.3, respectively. Clemson, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (10-12; 83.3 percent). Clemson received a boost from Marcquise Reed, who recorded 15 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Samuel Idowu had a good game for Saint Peter’s, contributing 21 points and six rebounds.

Half-court execution will be at a premium when two of the NCAA’s slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Clemson ranks 285th in possessions per game (67.7) and Saint Peter’s is 324th (66.6) since last season. Furthermore, the Peacocks’ 324th-ranked offense (offensive efficiency of 98.2) will square off against the Tigers’ 33rd-ranked defense (defensive efficiency of 97.6).

Saint Peter’s Peacocks at Clemson Tigers Free Pick

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Clemson, ATS Winner – Clemson, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Clemson ranks 165th in rebounds per game (35.8) while Saint Peter’s ranks 290th (33.2).
  • The Peacocks average 23.2 three pointers per game, which ranks 115th in the country. The Tigers rank 172nd in three pointers allowed per game (22.0).
  • The Tigers rank 32nd in assists allowed per game (11.1) while the Peacocks rank 137th (13.0).
  • Clemson ranks 38th in blocks per game (4.5) while Saint Peter’s ranks 140th (3.4).