Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 13 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 12-9 and a road record of 3-3. They are 10-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-3. The Boilermakers have an overall record of 18-4 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 7-10 and they are 10-7 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Shavon Shields averages 15.8 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
A.J. Hammons averages 13.5 points per game while playing 23.2 minutes per contest this year for the Boilermakers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Vince Edwards averages 10.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Nebraska averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 137th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 55th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 135th in the country. They average 37 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 132nd and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 150th with 12.6 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 110th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 61st place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 189th in the Division 1.
Purdue averages 78.6 points per game this year which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 142nd in the nation. They average 43 rebounds per game and 17.6 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Boilermakers rank 124th with 12.3 per game. The Boilermakers allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the nation. The Boilermakers force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 108.7 and they assist on 46.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33%. The Cornhuskers give up 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Boilermakers score 82 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.9 points per game. The Boilermakers have a rating on offense of 113.7 and 64.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.1 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 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Purdue turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.5%. The Boilermakers give up 60.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-6 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 12-3 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-7 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-10 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
01/29/16 F Caleb Swanigan Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
01/27/16 G Kendall Stephens Personal "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska
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