Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 23-5 and a road record of 4-4. They are 11-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-16. The Boilermakers have an overall record of 21-7 and a home record of 15-1. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 12-11 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Diamond Stone averages 12.9 points per game in 22.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
A.J. Hammons averages 14.6 points per game while playing 24 minutes per contest this year for the Boilermakers. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Vince Edwards averages 10.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Maryland averages 75.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 108th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 102nd in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 118th and 130th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 13.4 per game. The Terrapins allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 43rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 292nd in the Division 1.
Purdue averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 68th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 121st in the nation. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Boilermakers rank 119th with 12.1 per game. The Boilermakers allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the nation. The Boilermakers force 9.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 345th in college basketball.
The Terrapins average 72.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Terrapins have an offensive rating of 111.5 and they assist on 52.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Maryland turns the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.7%. The Terrapins give up 66.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Boilermakers score 81.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 19.4 points per game. The Boilermakers have a rating on offense of 112.5 and 63.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Purdue turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.6%. The Boilermakers give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 11-14 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-16 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-11 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-13 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland
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