Indiana at Purdue Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 6.5 point favorites.
Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.2 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. Purdue has an overall mark of 11-6. They are averaging 78.6 points per contest and giving up 69.1, which is a point differential of 9.6.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-11-0 against the over/under
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-8-0 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 9-8-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/03/18 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out indefinitely
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
01/18/19 F Evan Boudreaux Groin is questionable Saturday vs Indiana U
01/11/19 C Emmanuel Dowuona Redshirt is out for season
Romeo Langford comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 74%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.5 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Carsen Edwards averages 24.9 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Ryan Cline averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 129th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 133rd in the nation. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 210th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 158th with 13.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 73rd and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 99th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 121st place in Division 1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 197th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 68th in the country with 78.6 points per game this year. They are 150th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 55th in the nation. They are 163rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.2 boards per game, and 87th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Boilermakers are 334th in turnovers per game with 10.7. The Boilermakers surrender 69.1 points per contest, which ranks them 120th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 185th and 314th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 24th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 204th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Hoosiers are 105th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 172nd in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 19th. As a team they are 32nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 326th in Division 1. Indiana is 105th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Boilermakers are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 115.6. In terms of pace they are 294th in Division 1 with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 72nd. As a team they are 97th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 18th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue -6.5
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