Nebraska at Purdue NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 10 point favorites.
Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 62.7 per game. Purdue has an overall mark of 16-6. They are averaging 78.7 points per contest and giving up 68.7, which is a point differential of 10.0.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 10-10-2 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-14-0 against the over/under
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 13-9-0 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-11-0 against the over/under
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/09/18 G Karrington Davis Achilles is out for season
01/26/19 F Isaac Copeland Jr. Knee is out for season
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
01/11/19 C Emmanuel Dowuona Redshirt is out for season
Glynn Watson Jr. averages 12.2 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. James Palmer comes into this contest averaging 19.0 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Ryan Cline averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Carsen Edwards averages 24.5 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 62.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.8 rebounds a game which ranks 306th, and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 202nd in the nation. Nebraska averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 166th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 239th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 90th and 197th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 343rd with 10.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers surrender 68.7 points per contest, which ranks them 113th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 161st and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 153rd with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 24th with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 203rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per game. Purdue is 58th in the country with 78.7 points per game this year. They are 118th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 31st in the nation. They are 164th in the country in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game and 72nd in assists per contest with 15.0. The Boilermakers are 332nd in turnovers per game with 10.8.
The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 98th. They are 261st in college basketball in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 238th. As a unit they are 228th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 157th in D-1. Nebraska is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions. The Boilermakers are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 116.2. In terms of pace they are 305th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 48th. As a team they are 59th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 21st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Nebraska/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Purdue -10
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