Sunday, January 10, 2016
State Farm Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to State Farm Center to play the Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 10 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 14-2 and a road record of 2-0. They are 8-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-8. The Fighting Illini have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 4-3. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 7-6 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 22.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Isaac Haas averages 11.1 points per game in 16.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kendrick Nunn averages 18.5 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Illini. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Malcolm Hill averages 17.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Purdue averages 79 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 49th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 110th in the country. They average 43.2 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 12.5 per game. The Boilermakers allow 59.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the nation. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in the Division 1.
Illinois averages 74.3 points per game this year which ranks them 135th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 148th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 107th in the nation. They average 32.4 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 307th and 122nd respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Illini rank 8th with 9.8 per game. The Fighting Illini allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 227th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 283rd and 318th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 192nd and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the nation. The Fighting Illini force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in college basketball.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-3 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-8 against the over/under
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 7-6 against the spread
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 7-7 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
12/20/15 F Leron Black Knee out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Mike Thorne Jr. Knee out for season
11/14/15 G Tracy Abrams Achilles out for season
01/09/16 G Kendrick Nunn Personal missed last game, probable Sunday vs. Purdue
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue
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