Texas Tech at Purdue College Basketball Parlay 3/23/2018
Friday, March 23, 2018
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders head to TD Garden to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Friday, March 23, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 1.5 point favorites.
Texas Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-9. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 74.9 points per contest while giving up 64.6 per game. Purdue has an overall record of 30-6. They are averaging 80.8 points per game and surrendering 65.4, good for a point differential of 15.4.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 14-16 against the spread this season
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 16-17 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-16 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
12/22/17 F Eden Ewing Dismissed is out for season
03/16/18 C Isaac Haas Elbow is out for season
Jarrett Culver averages 11.5 points per contest in 26.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Keenan Evans averages 17.8 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Vince Edwards averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Carsen Edwards scores 18.2 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Raiders allow 64.6 points per contest which is 15th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 56th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 35th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in the nation. Texas Tech averages 74.9 points per contest this year, which is 146th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 85th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 100th in college basketball. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 131st and 166th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 228th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers give up 65.4 points per game, which ranks them 24th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 34th and 91st in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 58th with 32.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 98th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year. Purdue is 39th in Division 1 with 80.8 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.4. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in D-1. They are 186th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 16.4. The Boilermakers are 337th in turnovers per contest with 10.6.
The Red Raiders are 10th in the country in defensive rating with 93.9, and their offensive rating of 108.8 is ranked 91st. They are 240th in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 114th. As a unit they are 110th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 270th in D-1. Texas Tech is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 18th in the country.
Purdue is 322nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 27th in the nation. The Boilermakers are 5th in the country in offensive rating with 118.2, and their defensive rating of 95.6 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 246th in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 6th. As a team they are 5th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 98th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Tech +1.5 and under 137.5 total points
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