Indiana vs Purdue Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 2/27/2020
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Location: Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Purdue -6
The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Mackey Arena to play the Purdue Boilermakers on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Purdue as 6 point favorites.
Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 67.4 per game. Purdue has an overall mark of 14-14. They are averaging 68.3 points per contest and giving up 62.6, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-14-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-14-0 against the over/under
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-16-1 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-13-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/08/19 F Mason Gillis Redshirt is out for season
11/08/19 G Brandon Newman Redshirt is out for season
Justin Smith averages 10.7 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%. Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Eric Hunter Jr. averages 10.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Trevion Williams averages 11.4 points per game while playing 21.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 45%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 142nd and 144th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 172nd place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in the nation. Indiana averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 139th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 226th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 13.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 77th and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers surrender 62.6 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 60th in those defensive statistics. They rank 225th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 56th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Boilermakers are 176th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. Purdue is 261st in the country with 68.3 points per game this year. They are 250th in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 133rd in the nation. They are 123rd in the country in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game and 140th in assists per contest with 13.5. The Boilermakers are 319th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Hoosiers are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 201st in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 180th. As a team they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 325th in Division 1. Indiana is 199th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 309th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 103.6, which is ranked 129th. They are 342nd in D-1 in pace with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 246th. As a unit they are 290th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 222nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Purdue -6
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