Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 21-6 and a road record of 4-4. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-13. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 21-6 and a home record of 15-0. They have an over/under record of 13-14 and they are 14-13 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Vince Edwards averages 10.1 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Yogi Ferrell averages 16.6 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Troy Williams averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Purdue averages 77.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 67th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 138th in the country. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 114th with 12.1 per game. The Boilermakers allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 84th place in the country. They force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in the Division 1.
Indiana averages 83.4 points per game this year which ranks them 9th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 7th in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 78th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 290th with 14 per game. The Hoosiers allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 202nd and 143rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 70.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 112.3 and they assist on 63.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.1%. The Boilermakers give up 65.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 89.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.3 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 119.3 and 55.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 59%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.1%. The Hoosiers give up 64.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-11 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-13 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-13 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-14 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue
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