Tue, Mar 15, 3:10pm by Kevin Pitstock
When: 2:00 PM ET, Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Where: University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio
This is a play-in game for the NCAA tourney with the winner facing off against West Virginia on Friday. UAB enter with a 22-8 record and comes from the CUSA conference. In their last game they lost to Eastern Carolina 75-70. They are winners of seven of their last ten game.
The Clemson Tigers are 21-11 on the season and are a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The lost their last game to North Carolina 92-87 in the conference tournament. They have won 6 of their last 10 games. Let’s check the odds from Iasbet and preview the teams before we make our expert pick for your bet.
Jamarr Sanders leads the team in scoring with a 17.7 average per game. The guard duties are completed by Aaron Johnson as he dishes over 7 assists per game and makes 1.4 steals per game. In the paint, Cameron Moore swipes the glass with 9.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. Ovie Soko has the best field goal shooting percentage at 50.5% to lead UAB.
As a team they score 68.9 points per game and shoot 44% from the field. They can 33% of their 3-point attempts and successfully complete 72% of their free throws. UAB is a good rebounding team as they grab 36 boards per game while only allowing their opponents to gather in 29 per game.
The Clemson Tigers are led by Demontez Stitt and his 14.7 points per game and 3.4 assists. along with that he makes 1.4 steals per game. The inside game for the Tigers is dominated by Jerai Grant and his 6.7 rebounds per game along with 2.4 blocks and 56% field goal shooting.
Offensively they average 68.7 points per game and allow the opposition to score 60.9 per game. Shooting is done from the field at a 44% clip and the free throws are successfully completed with 35% The Tigers connect on 35% of their 3-point shots and rebound at a 34.9 grabs per game. On defense they limit their opponents to 40% field goals shooting and keep them at bay from the 3-point line with 32% on the year. Clemson keeps teams off the glass rather well as they only allow 29 rebounds per game.
Pick and Prediction
Clemson comes from a power conference and UAB does not. UAB does have the ability to keep Clemson off the glass and can limit their opportunities from the floor. Don’t look for this game to be a high scoring affair as both team have their offensive struggles. Checking the odds courtesy of Iasbet UAB +5 is right on the money. Our prediction is for you to bet UAB +5 for the win.
Our Pick: Bet UAB +5at Iasbet
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