Purdue at Rutgers College Basketball Parlay 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 15 point favorites.
Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 22-2. They currently have a point differential of 20.5 as they are averaging 84.2 points per game while giving up 63.7 per contest. Rutgers has an overall record of 12-12. They are averaging 66.4 points per game and surrendering 63.2, good for a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-9 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
02/02/18 F Candido Sa Eye is "?" Saturday vs Purdue
01/31/18 F Eugene Omoruyi Knee is out indefinitely
01/16/18 G Mike Williams Ankle is out indefinitely
Vince Edwards averages 15.4 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 7.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Carsen Edwards averages 16.7 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Geo Baker averages 11.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Corey Sanders scores 13.5 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers allow 63.7 points per contest which is 18th in Division 1. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 69th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in the nation. Purdue averages 84.2 points per contest this year, which is 17th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 20.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 43%, which is good for 3rd in college basketball. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 18.3 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 325th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights give up 63.2 points per game, which ranks them 14th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 34th in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 280th with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 292nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year. Rutgers is 323rd in Division 1 with 66.4 points per contest this season. They are 336th in the country in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 343rd in D-1. They are 25th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.8 boards per contest and 342nd in assists per game with 10.5. The Scarlet Knights are 294th in turnovers per contest with 11.9.
The Boilermakers are 7th in the country in defensive rating with 91.2, and their offensive rating of 120.6 is ranked 5th. They are 215th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 5th. As a unit they are 6th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in D-1. Purdue is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 45%, which is 9th in the country.
Rutgers is 308th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 19th in the nation. The Scarlet Knights are 324th in the country in offensive rating with 96, and their defensive rating of 91.3 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 256th in Division 1 with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 348th. As a team they are 348th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 347th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Purdue -15 and under 150 total points
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