Fairfield at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Fairfield Stags travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 21 point favorites.
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Fairfield heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 62.0 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 100.7 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 38.3.
Valuable Fairfield Stags Betting Trends
The Fairfield Stags are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Fairfield Stags are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 2-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 1-1 against the over/under this year
Key Fairfield Stags Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Nelson averages 21 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Matija Milin averages 13.5 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Carsen Edwards averages 18.7 points per game while playing 24.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Isaac Haas averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Fairfield averages 72.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 238th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 225th. Behind the arc they shoot 23%, which is good for 336th in the country. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 248th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 111th with 15.0 per game. The Stags allow 62.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in Division 1. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 35th and 41st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 105th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 13th in the country with 100.7 points per game this year. They are 2nd in D-1 in shooting at 59%, while their average scoring margin is 38.3. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 44th in college basketball. They are 81st in the nation in rebounding with 42.7 boards per game, and 15th in assists per contest with 22.3. The Boilermakers are 268th in turnovers per game with 12.0. The Boilermakers surrender 62.3 points per contest, which ranks them 71st in the country. Their defense allows a 34% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 100th in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest and 40th with 29.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 139th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season.
The Stags are 252nd in the nation in offensive rating with 98, and their defensive rating of 84.4 is ranked 62nd. In terms of pace they are 157th in the country with 73.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 267th. As a team they are 223rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 202nd in Division 1. Fairfield is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 41%, which is 42nd in the nation.
Purdue is 276th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 39%, which is 32nd in the nation. The Boilermakers are 6th in the country in offensive rating with 134.8, and their defensive rating of 83.5 is ranked 57th. In terms of pace they are 111th in Division 1 with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 66% is 9th. As a team they are 7th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 68% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 257th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Fairfield/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue -21
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