Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 3.5 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 19-4 and a road record of 4-2. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-10. The Terrapins have an overall record of 20-3 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 9-13 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 23.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Vince Edwards averages 10.5 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Melo Trimble averages 14.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Diamond Stone averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Purdue averages 79 points per contest this season which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 106th in the country. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 12.4 per game. The Boilermakers allow 62.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 68th place in the country. They force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in the Division 1.
Maryland averages 76.5 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 110th and 103rd respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 229th with 13.4 per game. The Terrapins allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the nation. The Terrapins force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 298th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 73.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2.3 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 114.3 and they assist on 65.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.7%. The Boilermakers give up 65 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 79.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.7 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 113.4 and 53% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.1%. The Terrapins give up 61.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 64.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-7 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-10 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 10-11 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-13 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
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Maryland Terrapins Injuries
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