Purdue at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
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The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Breslin Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 2 point favorites.
Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 23-3. They currently have a point differential of 19.0 as they are averaging 83.2 points per game while giving up 64.2 per contest. Michigan State has an overall mark of 23-3. They are averaging 83.7 points per contest and giving up 65.3, which is a point differential of 18.4.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-13 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 13-12 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 15-10 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Carsen Edwards averages 17 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 82%. Vince Edwards averages 15.3 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Miles Bridges averages 17.7 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Nick Ward averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue averages 83.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.0 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 43%, which is good for 3rd in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per game, which ranks them 169th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 326th with 11.1 per game. The Boilermakers allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 61st place in college basketball. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State is 21st in the country with 83.7 points per game this year. They are 2nd in D-1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 18.4. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in college basketball. They are 7th in the nation in rebounding with 41.3 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 20.0. The Spartans are 104th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Spartans surrender 65.3 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in the country. Their defense allows a 36% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 83rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 94th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 17th with 30.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 23rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per game this season.
The Boilermakers are 8th in the country in defensive rating with 92.3, and their offensive rating of 119.6 is ranked 5th. They are 219th in college basketball in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 8th. As a unit they are 7th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 101st in D-1. Purdue is 316th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 13th in the country.
Michigan State is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 42%, which is 2nd in Division 1. The Spartans are 12th in the nation in defensive rating with 93, and their offensive rating of 119.2 is ranked 6th. They are 189th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 5th. As a unit they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 226th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Purdue/Michigan State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan State -2
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