Purdue at Indiana College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/28/2018
Sunday, January 28, 2018
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 11 point favorites.
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Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 20-2. They currently have a point differential of 21.7 as they are averaging 85.1 points per game while giving up 63.4 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 12-9. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 71.4, good for a point differential of 1.7.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-7 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-10 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-11 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
01/10/18 F De'Ron Davis Achilles is out for season
Carsen Edwards averages 17 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is at 81%. Vince Edwards averages 15.6 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Juwan Morgan averages 16 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Robert Johnson averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue averages 85.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 21.7 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 44%, which is good for 2nd in the country. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 306th with 11.7 per game. The Boilermakers allow 63.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 75th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 52nd place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 207th in the country with 73.1 points per game this year. They are 110th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.7. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 326th in college basketball. They are 155th in the nation in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 168th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Hoosiers are 234th in turnovers per game with 12.6. The Hoosiers surrender 71.4 points per contest, which ranks them 158th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 187th and 319th in those defensive statistics. They rank 182nd with 13.4 assists allowed per contest and 146th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 205th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game this season.
The Boilermakers are 8th in the country in defensive rating with 90.2, and their offensive rating of 121.1 is ranked 5th. They are 204th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 3rd. As a unit they are 6th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 99th in D-1. Purdue is 293rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 10th in the country.
Indiana is 222nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 227th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 141st in the country in offensive rating with 105.8, and their defensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 220th. In terms of pace they are 250th in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 183rd. As a team they are 202nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Purdue/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana +11
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