Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The Purdue Boilermakers head to Comcast Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 3 point favorites.
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The Boilermakers come into this game with an overall record of 18-5 and a road record of 2-3. They are 13-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-7. The Terrapins have an overall record of 20-2 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 9-12 and they are 14-7 against the spread.
Caleb Swanigan comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Boilermakers. He pulls down 12.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Isaac Haas averages 13.3 points per game in 20.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Purdue. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
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Melo Trimble averages 17 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Justin Jackson averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Purdue averages 82.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 2nd in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 183rd with 13.5 per game. The Boilermakers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 102nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 126th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 285th in Division 1.
Maryland averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 124th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 146th and 154th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 219th with 13.8 per game. The Terrapins allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 97th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 41st place in the nation. The Terrapins force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 203rd in college basketball.
The Boilermakers average 82.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 115.7 and they assist on 68.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Purdue turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.4%. The Boilermakers give up 73.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 72.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.1 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 109.5 and 54.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 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 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.6%. The Terrapins give up 63.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 68 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 13-7 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-7 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 14-7 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-12 against the over/under
Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/11/16 F Jacquil Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
02/01/17 C Isaac Haas Hip probable Wednesday vs. Northwestern
01/29/17 F Basil Smotherman Dismissed has been dismissed
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
01/31/17 G Dion Wiley Back "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue -3
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