Penn State Nittany Lions vs Purdue Boilermakers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/11/2020
Game: Penn State Nittany Lions vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Purdue -4
The Penn State Nittany Lions head to Mackey Arena to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 4 point favorites.
Penn State comes into this game with an overall record of 18-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 77.1 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Purdue has an overall mark of 14-10. They are averaging 69.0 points per contest and giving up 60.8, which is a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Trends
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 14-8-1 against the spread this season
The Penn State Nittany Lions are 13-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-12-1 against the over/under this year
Key Penn State Nittany Lions Injuries
02/08/20 G Myreon Jones Illness is questionable
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
Myreon Jones averages 14.1 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Lamar Stevens comes into this game averaging 17.6 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per night. He grabs 7.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Eric Hunter Jr. averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Trevion Williams scores 11.0 points per contest while playing 21.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 46%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nittany Lions allow 67.3 points per contest which is 121st in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 32nd and 161st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 293rd, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 128th place in D-1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in Division 1. Penn State averages 77.1 points per contest, which is 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 131st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 217th in the nation. They average 39.2 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 37th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 300th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers give up 60.8 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 189th with 12.7 dimes allowed per game and 52nd with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 228th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest. Purdue is 248th in the country with 69.0 points per contest this season. They are 233rd in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 77th in the country. They are 119th in the nation in rebounding with 36.6 boards per contest and 105th in assists per game with 14.1. The Boilermakers are 318th in turnovers per contest with 11.5.
The Nittany Lions are 79th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 53rd in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 133rd. As a team they are 158th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 144th in Division 1. Penn State is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 305th 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 104.7, which is ranked 112th. They are 343rd in D-1 in pace with 64.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 210th. As a unit they are 265th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 194th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Penn State +4 and over 135 total points
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