It figures to be a low-scoring affair as the Sam Houston State Bearkats (2-1) travel to 19th-ranked Clemson to take on the Tigers (2-0). The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, and will air on ACC Network.
Sam Houston State Bearkats vs. Clemson Tigers ATS Odds
In their last matchup, the Tigers won big over the North Carolina Central Eagles, 71-51, while the Bearkats lost to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, 76-69.
Clemson dominated nearly every facet of the contest. They had a turnover percentage of 15.7 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.560. North Carolina Central was 24.5 and 0.364, respectively, for those same stats. Sam Houston State, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (16.5 vs. 20.7). Clemson rallied around Aamir Simms, who recorded 14 points. Cameron Delaney had a good game for Sam Houston State, recording 20 points and five rebounds.
This matchup figures to be low-scoring as a pair of the nation’s best defenses clash. Clemson ranks 30th in defensive efficiency (97.5) and Sam Houston State is 52nd (98.8) since last season.
Sam Houston State Bearkats vs. Clemson Tigers Odds Pick
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Sam Houston State, ATS Winner – Sam Houston State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2017-Present):
- Clemson ranks 21st in blocks per game (4.9) while Sam Houston State ranks 260th (1.8).
- The Tigers rank 30th in assists allowed per game (11.2) while the Bearkats rank 112th (12.9).
- The Tigers average 22.7 three pointers per game, which ranks 135th in the nation. The Bearkats rank 270th in three pointers allowed per game (24.3).
- Sam Houston State ranks 50th in rebounds per game (38.3) while Clemson ranks 143rd (35.8).