Rutgers at Purdue Big Ten Tournament Parlay 3/2/2018
Friday, March 2, 2018
Madison Square Garden
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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights head to Madison Square Garden to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday, March 2, 2018.
Rutgers heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-18. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 64.5 points per contest while giving up 64.2 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 81.7 points per game and surrendering 64.9, good for a point differential of 16.8.
Valuable Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 11-11 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-12 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 15-14 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
DeShawn Freeman averages 11.1 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Corey Sanders averages 14.6 points per contest while playing 33 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Vince Edwards averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Carsen Edwards scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights allow 64.2 points per contest which is 14th in Division 1. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 41st and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 255th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 95th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in the nation. Rutgers averages 64.5 points per contest this year, which is 338th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 343rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 350th in college basketball. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 9.9 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 347th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 287th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers give up 64.9 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 101st in those defensive statistics. They rank 77th with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 63rd with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 120th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per contest this year. Purdue is 38th in Division 1 with 81.7 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 16.8. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 4th in D-1. They are 188th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 17.1. The Boilermakers are 336th in turnovers per contest with 10.7.
The Scarlet Knights are 17th in the country in defensive rating with 94.7, and their offensive rating of 95.3 is ranked 331st. They are 305th in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 349th. As a unit they are 350th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 47% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 350th in D-1. Rutgers is 297th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 32nd in the country.
Purdue is 321st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 20th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 7th in the country in offensive rating with 118.6, and their defensive rating of 94.2 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 232nd in Division 1 with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 10th. As a team they are 9th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 111th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Rutgers +5
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