Purdue at Penn State College Basketball Parlay 1/31/2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Bryce Jordan Center
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The Purdue Boilermakers head to Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 6 point favorites.
Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 14-6. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 78.0 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Penn State has an overall mark of 7-13. They are averaging 67.4 points per contest and giving up 68.0, which is a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-8-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 10-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 7-13-0 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 6-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
01/11/19 C Emmanuel Dowuona Redshirt is out for season
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
12/14/18 F Satchel Pierce Academics is out for season
Ryan Cline averages 12.6 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Carsen Edwards comes into this game averaging 24.2 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Rasir Bolton averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 90%. Lamar Stevens scores 18.7 points per contest while playing 36.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers allow 68.0 points per contest which is 97th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 183rd and 304th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 12.7 assists per game which puts them in 140th place in D-1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 228th in Division 1. Purdue averages 78.0 points per contest, which is 71st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 158th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 34th in the nation. They average 36.1 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 161st and 78th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 328th with 11.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions give up 68.0 points per game, which ranks them 98th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 243rd and 244th in those defensive statistics. They rank 93rd with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 173rd with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Nittany Lions are 181st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest. Penn State is 307th in the country with 67.4 points per contest this season. They are 316th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -0.5. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 304th in the country. They are 137th in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 268th in assists per game with 12.4. The Nittany Lions are 200th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 115.2, which is ranked 13th. They are 303rd in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 69th. As a unit they are 81st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in D-1. Purdue is 329th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Penn State is 196th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Nittany Lions are 289th in the country in offensive rating with 98. In terms of pace they are 261st in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 318th. As a team they are 325th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 162nd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Purdue -6 and over 137 total points
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