Wednesday, November 30, 2016
KFC Yum! Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 6.5 point favorites.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They are 2-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1. The Cardinals have an overall record of 5-1 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 1-5 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Caleb Swanigan comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 12 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Isaac Haas averages 16.5 points per game in 23 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 73% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Donovan Mitchell averages 13 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Cardinals. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Quentin Snider averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.3 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 30% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Purdue averages 84.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 22nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 19th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game which ranks them 94th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 15.5 per game. The Boilermakers allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 103rd and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 99th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in Division 1.
Louisville averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 121st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 271st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 240th in the nation. They average 47 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Cardinals rank 28th with 11.2 per game. The Cardinals allow 56.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 218th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the nation. The Cardinals force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 90.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 23 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 19 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 115.7 and they assist on 68.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 62% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.5%. The Boilermakers give up 67.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cardinals score 85.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 32 points per game. The Cardinals have a rating on offense of 105.4 and 57.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Louisville turns it over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.5%. The Cardinals give up 53.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 60 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-2 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-1 against the over/under
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 4-2 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-5 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/11/16 F Jacquil Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Louisville -6.5
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