Thursday, January 5, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Thursday, January 5, 2017.
The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 12-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 8-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-4. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 10-4 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 4-8 against the spread.
Caleb Swanigan comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 31 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 13 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Isaac Haas averages 13.9 points per game in 22 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jae'Sean Tate averages 13.9 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. JaQuan Lyle averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Purdue averages 84.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.6 per game. The Boilermakers allow 65.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 98th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in Division 1.
Ohio State averages 74.6 points per game this year which ranks them 127th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 31st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 261st in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 47th and 73rd respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 183rd with 13.6 per game. The Buckeyes allow 63.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 84th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 85.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 87.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 15.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 19.7 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 116.1 and they assist on 68.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.1%. The Boilermakers give up 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buckeyes score 76.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16 points per game. The Buckeyes have a rating on offense of 106.9 and 55.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Ohio State turns it over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Buckeyes give up 60.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 64 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-4 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-4 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 4-8 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 6-6 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/06/16 G Spike Albrecht Back out indefinitely
11/11/16 F Jacquil Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State
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