Purdue vs Iowa Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 3/3/2020
Game: Purdue Boilermakers vs Iowa Hawkeyes
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa -5
The Purdue Boilermakers travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa as 5 point favorites.
Purdue heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-14. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 67.9 points per contest while giving up 62.2 per game. Iowa has an overall mark of 20-9. They are averaging 78.1 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 12-16-1 against the spread
The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-14-1 against the over/under
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 18-11-0 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 11-17-1 against the over/under
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
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/16/19 G Jordan Bohannon Hip is out for season
12/06/19 F Patrick McCaffery Illness is out for season
11/25/19 F Jack Nunge ACL is out for season
03/02/20 F Cordell Pemsl Undisclosed is questionable Tuesday vs Purdue
Eric Hunter Jr. averages 10.2 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Trevion Williams comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 21.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 47%.
Joe Wieskamp averages 14.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Luka Garza averages 23.7 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers allow 62.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 61st and 41st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 61st, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 206th place in the NCAA. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in the nation. Purdue averages 67.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 270th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 258th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 162nd in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 118th and 154th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 315th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawkeyes surrender 71.9 points per contest, which ranks them 245th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 187th and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 317th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 185th with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawkeyes are 118th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per game. Iowa is 23rd in the country with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 103rd in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 98th in the nation. They are 67th in the country in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Hawkeyes are 275th in turnovers per game with 12.0.
The Boilermakers are 149th in the nation in offensive rating with 103. In terms of pace they are 342nd in the country with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 263rd. As a team they are 297th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 226th in Division 1. Purdue is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 302nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 95th in Division 1 with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 103rd. As a team they are 82nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 186th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Purdue/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Iowa -5
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