Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 14 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 17-4 and a road record of 3-2. They are 10-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Golden Gophers have an overall record of 6-14 and a home record of 5-7. They have an over/under record of 12-6 and they are 5-13 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 22.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Isaac Haas averages 10.4 points per game in 15.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Nate Mason averages 13.3 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Gophers. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Joey King averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Purdue averages 79.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 132nd in the country. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 116th with 12.2 per game. The Boilermakers allow 62 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 48th place in the country. They force 10.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in the Division 1.
Minnesota averages 69.9 points per game this year which ranks them 218th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 291st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 209th in the nation. They average 34 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 268th and 216th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Gophers rank 49th with 11.4 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 197th and 248th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39 rebounds a game which ranks 295th and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the nation. The Golden Gophers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in college basketball.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-6 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-9 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 5-13 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 12-6 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
01/26/16 G Kendall Stephens Personal "?" Wednesday vs. Minnesota U
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/23/15 G Jarvis Johnson Heart out indefinitely
01/19/16 G Ahmad Gilbert Finger out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Purdue
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