Purdue at Florida State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers head to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 4.5 point favorites.
Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 5-1. They currently have a point differential of 19.5 as they are averaging 85.3 points per game while giving up 65.8 per contest. Florida State has an overall record of 5-1. They are averaging 79.0 points per game and surrendering 65.8, good for a point differential of 13.2.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 4-2-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 1-4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
10/25/18 F Phil Cofer Foot is out indefinitely
Carsen Edwards comes into this game averaging 25.3 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Ryan Cline averages 14.3 points per contest in 32.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Terance Mann scores 12.8 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Mfiondu Kabengele averages 11.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 18.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue averages 85.3 points per contest, which is 28th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 19.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 72nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 58th in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 91st and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 273rd with 12.0 per game. The Boilermakers allow 65.8 points per contest, which is 71st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 250th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 66th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 173rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida State is 113th in the nation with 79.0 points per contest this season. They are 131st in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 84th in the NCAA. They are 196th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 229th in assists per game with 12.8. The Seminoles are 75th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Seminoles give up 65.8 points per game, which ranks them 70th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 181st and 111th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 28.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Seminoles are 284th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per contest this year.
The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 124, which is ranked 6th. They are 280th in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 22nd. As a unit they are 27th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in D-1. Purdue is 275th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 96th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 111.5, which is ranked 81st. They are 254th in D-1 in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 156th. As a unit they are 107th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 300th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Purdue/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Purdue +4.5
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