Monday, January 18, 2016
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Monday, January 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 19.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.5.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 15-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 9-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-9. The Scarlet Knights have an overall record of 6-12 and a home record of 6-5. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
A.J. Hammons comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 22.8 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 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 69%. Isaac Haas averages 11 points per game in 16 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Corey Sanders averages 13.6 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Scarlet Knights. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. DeShawn Freeman averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Purdue averages 78.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 64th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 120th in the country. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 156th with 12.7 per game. The Boilermakers allow 61 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 327th in the Division 1.
Rutgers averages 67.8 points per game this year which ranks them 263rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 282nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 212th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per contest which ranks them 201st and 308th respectively. In the turnover department the Scarlet Knights rank 245th with 13.6 per game. The Scarlet Knights allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 266th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 244th and 109th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 319th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the nation. The Scarlet Knights force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in college basketball.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-4 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-9 against the over/under
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 5-7 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-6 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
12/19/15 C Shaquille Doorson Foot out indefinitely
12/19/15 F Ibrahima Diallo Foot out indefinitely
12/11/15 F DeShawn Freeman Knee out indefinitely
01/17/16 F Jonathan Laurent Concussion "?" Monday vs. Purdue
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue
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