Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 12-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 6-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6. The Badgers have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 8-5 and they are 4-9 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 21.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Isaac Haas averages 12.2 points per game in 17.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Nigel Hayes averages 16.2 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Bronson Koenig averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Purdue averages 81 points per contest this season which ranks them 42nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 22.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 50th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 128th in the country. They average 44.8 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 12.4 per game. The Boilermakers allow 58.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the nation. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in the Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 70.5 points per game this year which ranks them 200th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 223rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 48th and 239th respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 75th with 11.8 per game. The Badgers allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 126th and 276th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the nation. The Badgers force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in college basketball.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 6-2 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-6 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-9 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-5 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue
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