Chicago State at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/12/2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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The Chicago State Cougars travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Sunday, November 12, 2017.
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Chicago State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 6-25. They had a point differential of -13.2 as they averaged 65.3 points per game while giving up 78.5 per contest. Purdue had an overall mark of 25-6 last year. They averaged 80.1 points per contest and gave up 67.2, which was a point differential of 13.0.
Valuable Chicago State Cougars Betting Trends
The Chicago State Cougars were 3-2 against the spread last season
The Chicago State Cougars were 3-1 against the over/under last year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers were 17-11 against the spread last season
The Purdue Boilermakers were 15-12 against the over/under last year
Key Chicago State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Fred Sims Jr. averaged 18.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.6 rebounds per game and dished out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 53% while his free throw percentage finished at 81%. Trayvon Palmer averaged 15.1 points per game in 36 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.5 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 45% for the year while his free throw percentage was 72%.
Caleb Swanigan averaged 18.5 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 12.5 rebounds per game and had 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 53% and his free throw percentage was at 78%. Vince Edwards averaged 12.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 28.6 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.9 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 49% and his free throw percentage was 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago State averaged 65.3 points per contest last season, which ranked them 329th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was -13.2 and their shooting percentage was 38% as a team, which had them ranked 348th. Behind the arc they shot 31% which was good for 329th in the country. They averaged 35.1 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game, which ranked them 213th and 313th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 99th with 13.8 per game. The Cougars allowed 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 309th in Division 1. They also allowed a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 304th and 257th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 39.9 rebounds a game which ranked 337th and they gave up 17.7 assists per contest, which put them in 347th place in college basketball. They forced 13.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 215th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue was 34th in the country with 80.1 points per game last year. They were 28th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin was 13.0. They shot 41% from 3-point range, which was good for 7th in college basketball. They were 62nd in the nation in rebounding with 38.0 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 18.1. The Boilermakers were 183rd in turnovers per game with 13.1. The Boilermakers surrendered 67.2 points per contest, which ranked them 59th in the country. Their defense allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 48th and 54th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 109th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 31.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers were 84th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game last season.
The Cougars were 347th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 91.4, and their defensive rating of 109.8 was ranked 323rd. In terms of pace they were 140th in the country with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% was 346th. As a team they were 347th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 201st in Division 1. Chicago State was 123rd in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 55%, which was 337th in the nation.
Purdue was 176th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 47%, which was 37th in the nation. The Boilermakers were 26th in the country in offensive rating with 113.1, and their defensive rating of 94.8 was ranked 25th. In terms of pace they were 155th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% was 21st. As a team they were 14th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 134th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Chicago State/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Purdue
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