Saturday, December 19, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Butler Bulldogs travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
The Bulldogs come into this game with an overall record of 8-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 4-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-1. The Boilermakers have an overall record of 11-0 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 5-1 against the spread.
Kellen Dunham comes into this contest averaging 19.1 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulldogs. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 95%. Kelan Martin averages 14.8 points per game in 22.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Butler. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Isaac Haas averages 13.5 points per game while playing 17.9 minutes per contest this year for the Boilermakers. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. A.J. Hammons averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 20.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Butler averages 91.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 79th in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game which ranks them 54th and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 10.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 63rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 213th in the Division 1.
Purdue averages 83.4 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 25.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 33rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 45 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Boilermakers rank 94th with 12 per game. The Boilermakers allow 57.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 33% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 34th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the nation. The Boilermakers force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in college basketball.
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 4-5 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 8-1 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 5-1 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-4 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Butler
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