Purdue vs Arizona State Free College Basketball Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/5/2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 11.5 point favorites.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 6-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 3-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2. The Sun Devils have an overall record of 5-3 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 6-2 and they are 2-5 against the spread.
Caleb Swanigan comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 11.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Isaac Haas averages 14.8 points per game in 23.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Tra Holder averages 17.5 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Sun Devils. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Torian Graham averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Purdue averages 82.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 31st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 5th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game which ranks them 103rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 251st with 14.9 per game. The Boilermakers allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 100th and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in Division 1.
Arizona State averages 85 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 147th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 121st and 146th respectively. In the turnover department the Sun Devils rank 35th with 11.2 per game. The Sun Devils allow 82.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 319th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 228th and 148th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 296th and they give up 17.4 assists per contest which puts them in 325th place in the nation. The Sun Devils force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 199th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 81.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 13 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 12.7 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 114.7 and they assist on 69.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.3%. The Boilermakers give up 68.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sun Devils score 102 ppg at home and they have averaged 97.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.2 points per game. The Sun Devils have a rating on offense of 111.3 and 48.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 76.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Arizona State turns it over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.3%. The Sun Devils give up 81.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 99.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-3 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-2 against the over/under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-5 against the spread
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 6-2 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/05/16 G Spike Albrecht Back "?" Tuesday vs. Arizona State
11/11/16 F Jacquil Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State +11.5
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