Nebraska at Purdue College Basketball Parlay 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Mackey Arena to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 17.5 point favorites.
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Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.6 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 70.9 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 14-2. They are averaging 86.9 points per game and surrendering 63.4, good for a point differential of 23.5.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-5 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-9 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-4 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Glynn Watson Jr. averages 12.4 points per contest in 28.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%. James Palmer averages 15.3 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Isaac Haas averages 14.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Carsen Edwards scores 17.4 points per contest while playing 26.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 70.9 points per contest which is 155th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 122nd and 124th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 39.3 rebounds a game which ranks 320th, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 117th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in the nation. Nebraska averages 75.4 points per contest this year, which is 158th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 256th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 86th in college basketball. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 114th and 111th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 325th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers give up 63.4 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 101st with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 178th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year. Purdue is 16th in Division 1 with 86.9 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 23.5. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 13th in D-1. They are 65th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 17.9. The Boilermakers are 287th in turnovers per contest with 12.1.
The Cornhuskers are 168th in the country in defensive rating with 100.4, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 144th. They are 191st in college basketball in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 249th. As a unit they are 233rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in D-1. Nebraska is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 68th in the country.
Purdue is 294th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 6th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 6th in the country in offensive rating with 120.6, and their defensive rating of 87.9 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 142nd in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 10th. As a team they are 7th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 122nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +17.5 and over 148 total points
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