Lipscomb at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
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The Lipscomb Bisons head to Mackey Arena to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 22 point favorites.
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Lipscomb comes into this game with an overall record of 9-4. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 73.5 per contest. Purdue has an overall record of 12-2. They are averaging 86.4 points per game and surrendering 64.1, good for a point differential of 22.4.
Valuable Lipscomb Bisons Betting Trends
The Lipscomb Bisons are 1-1 against the spread this season
The Lipscomb Bisons are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-4 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-4 against the over/under this year
Key Lipscomb Bisons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Rob Marberry averages 13.9 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 6.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Garrison Mathews averages 20.6 points per contest while playing 30.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Isaac Haas averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Carsen Edwards scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 26.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bisons allow 73.5 points per contest which is 215th in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 23rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 240th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 333rd in the nation. Lipscomb averages 76.9 points per contest this year, which is 135th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 263rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 304th in college basketball. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 187th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 16.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers give up 64.1 points per game, which ranks them 32nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 12th and 64th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 137th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 200th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year. Purdue is 19th in Division 1 with 86.4 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 22.4. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 20th in D-1. They are 124th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 18.2. The Boilermakers are 301st in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Bisons are 285th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.3, and their defensive rating of 94 is ranked 65th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the country with 77.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 262nd. As a team they are 240th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 155th in Division 1. Lipscomb is 60th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 138th in the nation.
Purdue is 303rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 13th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 12th in the country in offensive rating with 119.9, and their defensive rating of 88.9 is ranked 17th. In terms of pace they are 151st in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 16th. As a team they are 9th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 127th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Lipscomb +22 and under 150 total points
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