Thursday, January 21, 2016
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The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Buckeyes come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 1-3. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Boilermakers have an overall record of 16-3 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 5-9 and they are 10-4 against the spread.
Marc Loving comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Buckeyes. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 12 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for Ohio State. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
A.J. Hammons averages 13.4 points per game while playing 22.2 minutes per contest this year for the Boilermakers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Isaac Haas averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 16.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Ohio State averages 71.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 182nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 97th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 211th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 218th with 13.4 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 189th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 62nd place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in the Division 1.
Purdue averages 79.7 points per game this year which ranks them 42nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 48th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the nation. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Boilermakers rank 123rd with 12.3 per game. The Boilermakers allow 60.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the nation. The Boilermakers force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 331st in college basketball.
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-10 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-11 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-4 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 5-9 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/17/15 G Austin Grandstaff Personal has left team
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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