Purdue at Wisconsin College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/11/2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
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The Purdue Boilermakers head to Kohl Center to take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Friday, January 11, 2019. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 4.5 point favorites.
Purdue comes into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 77.6 points per game while giving up 69.3 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall record of 11-4. They are averaging 74.5 points per game and surrendering 62.2, good for a point differential of 12.3.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 7-7-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee is out for season
Carsen Edwards comes into this game averaging 24.5 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Ryan Cline averages 12.5 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Ethan Happ scores 19.3 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 49%. D'Mitrik Trice averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue averages 77.6 points per contest, which is 94th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 161st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 97th in the nation. They average 35.9 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 186th and 104th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 327th with 11.1 per game. The Boilermakers allow 69.3 points per contest, which is 122nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 172nd and 297th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin is 165th in the nation with 74.5 points per contest this season. They are 32nd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 12.3. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 32nd in the NCAA. They are 254th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 172nd in assists per game with 13.8. The Badgers are 349th in turnovers per contest with 9.1. The Badgers give up 62.2 points per game, which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 56th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 82nd with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Badgers are 64th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 114.5, which is ranked 24th. They are 294th in college basketball in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 85th. As a unit they are 109th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in D-1. Purdue is 325th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 111, which is ranked 56th. They are 331st in D-1 in pace with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 47th. As a unit they are 64th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 254th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Purdue/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Purdue +4.5
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