Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya to play the Utah State Aggies on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 9 point favorites.
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The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 2-1. They are 0-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1. The Aggies have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 3-0. They have an over/under record of 0-2 and they are 2-0 against the spread.
Caleb Swanigan comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 13 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Isaac Haas averages 18.3 points per game in 21.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 73% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Jalen Moore averages 15 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Koby McEwen averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 14%.
Purdue averages 83 points per contest this season which ranks them 60th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 199th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 66th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 215th with 14.3 per game. The Boilermakers allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 75th and 115th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 39th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 84th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 208th in Division 1.
Utah State averages 83.3 points per game this year which ranks them 58th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 65th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 81st and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 50th with 11.3 per game. The Aggies allow 63.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 55th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 94th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 92nd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 123rd place in the nation. The Aggies force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers have scored 83 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -- on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 16.3 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 123.3 and they assist on 73.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 75.2 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 35% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 61.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 42%. The Boilermakers have surrendered 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Aggies score 89 ppg at home and they have averaged 83.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 21.5 points per game. The Aggies have a rating on offense of 113 and 65.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 61%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 64% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Utah State turns it over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 5.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 12.5%. The Aggies give up 67.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 0-2 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 1-1 against the over/under
Utah State Aggies Betting Trends
The Utah State Aggies are 2-0 against the spread
The Utah State Aggies are 0-2 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/11/16 F Jacquil Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
11/05/16 G Ryan Cline Suspension expected to miss first 3 games
Utah State Aggies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State +9
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