Louisville at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 7.5 point favorites.
Louisville heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-0. They currently have a point differential of 20.7 as they are averaging 81.0 points per contest while giving up 60.3 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 5-2. They are averaging 92.7 points per game and surrendering 67.7, good for a point differential of 25.0.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-2 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-2 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-2 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/27/17 G Jo Griffin Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs. Purdue
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
11/12/17 G Ryan McMahon Ribs is out indefinitely
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deng Adel averages 19 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 82%. Darius Perry averages 12 points per game in 21.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 1.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Carsen Edwards averages 17.3 points per game while playing 26.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Isaac Haas averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 81.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 104th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 20.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 148th. Behind the arc they shoot 32%, which is good for 236th in the country. They average 46.0 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 225th with 13.0 per game. The Cardinals allow 60.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in Division 1. They also allow a 34% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.3 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 68th place in college basketball. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 16th in the country with 92.7 points per game this year. They are 32nd in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 25.0. They shoot 43% from 3-point range, which is good for 24th in college basketball. They are 72nd in the nation in rebounding with 40.7 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 20.0. The Boilermakers are 244th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Boilermakers surrender 67.7 points per contest, which ranks them 112th in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 162nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.0 assists allowed per contest and 190th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 222nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Cardinals are 124th in the nation in offensive rating with 109.5, and their defensive rating of 81.5 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 103rd in the country with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 186th. As a team they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 258th in Division 1. Louisville is 248th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 39%, which is 7th in the nation.
Purdue is 274th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 51st in the nation. The Boilermakers are 12th in the country in offensive rating with 123, and their defensive rating of 89.8 is ranked 64th. In terms of pace they are 109th in Division 1 with 73.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 25th. As a team they are 21st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 150th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue -7.5
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