Robert Morris at Purdue College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
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The Robert Morris Colonials travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 21 point favorites.
Robert Morris heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Purdue has an overall mark of 4-1. They are averaging 85.6 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 15.8.
Valuable Robert Morris Colonials Betting Trends
The Robert Morris Colonials are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Robert Morris Colonials are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Key Robert Morris Colonials Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh Williams comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Malik Petteway averages 12.6 points per game in 18.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.2 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Carsen Edwards averages 26.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Ryan Cline averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Robert Morris averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 199th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 138th in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 298th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 14.4 per game. The Colonials allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 203rd and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 157th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 152nd place in Division 1. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 38th in the country with 85.6 points per game this year. They are 57th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.8. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 72nd in the nation. They are 120th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game, and 63rd in assists per contest with 16.4. The Boilermakers are 280th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Boilermakers surrender 69.8 points per contest, which ranks them 156th in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 243rd and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest and 16th with 28.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 140th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game.
The Colonials are 198th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 151st in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 177th. As a team they are 154th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shots, ranking 8th in Division 1. Robert Morris is 115th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 275th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Boilermakers are 8th in the country in offensive rating with 124.1. In terms of pace they are 279th in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 28th. As a team they are 33rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shots, ranking 15th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Robert Morris/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue -21
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