Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 20-5 and a road record of 4-3. They are 11-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-11. The Wolverines have an overall record of 18-7 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 16-6 and they are 12-11 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 24 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 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Vince Edwards averages 10.4 points per game in 26.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Caris LeVert averages 17.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wolverines. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Derrick Walton averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.7 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Purdue averages 78.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 48th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 148th in the country. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 12.4 per game. The Boilermakers allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 31st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the country. They force 10.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in the Division 1.
Michigan averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 69th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the nation. They average 32 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 320th and 51st respectively. In the turnover department the Wolverines rank 3rd with 9.3 per game. The Wolverines allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 197th and 167th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 166th place in the nation. The Wolverines force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.7 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 112.9 and they assist on 64.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36%. The Boilermakers give up 65.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolverines score 79.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.3 points per game. The Wolverines have a rating on offense of 116.3 and 57.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 58%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Michigan turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 24.3%. The Wolverines give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-9 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-11 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-11 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-6 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/11/15 G Spike Albrecht Hip out for season
02/10/16 G Caris LeVert Leg "?"
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue
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