Cal State Fullerton at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/16/2018
Friday, March 16, 2018
Little Caesars Arena
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The Cal State Fullerton Titans head to Little Caesars Arena to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday, March 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 20 point favorites.
Cal State Fullerton heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 73.2 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 81.1 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 15.5.
Valuable Cal State Fullerton Titans Betting Trends
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 18-9 against the spread this season
The Cal State Fullerton Titans are 8-15 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 15-16 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Key Cal State Fullerton Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Kyle Allman averages 19.4 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 75%. Khalil Ahmad averages 15.3 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Carsen Edwards scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Isaac Haas averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cal State Fullerton averages 73.2 points per contest this year, which is 187th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 55th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 238th in Division 1. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 186th and 240th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 63rd with 14.1 per game. The Titans allow 70.0 points per contest, which is 112th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 42nd and 147th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 90th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 100th place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 36th in the country with 81.1 points per contest this season. They are 13th in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 15.5. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in Division 1. They are 193rd in the country in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 16.7. The Boilermakers are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.7. The Boilermakers give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 35th and 113th in those defensive statistics. They rank 77th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 65th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 98th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Titans are 79th in the country in defensive rating with 99.4, and their offensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 200th. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 150th. As a unit they are 90th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 328th in D-1. Cal State Fullerton is 54th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 36th in the country.
Purdue is 321st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 22nd in the nation. The Boilermakers are 5th in the country in offensive rating with 118.6, and their defensive rating of 95.9 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 246th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 7th. As a team they are 4th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 99th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cal State Fullerton/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cal State Fullerton +20
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