Purdue vs Maryland Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Purdue Boilermakers vs Maryland Terrapins
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Xfinity Center in College Park, MD
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Maryland -5
The Purdue Boilermakers head to Xfinity Center to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 5 point favorites.
Purdue heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-7. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 68.9 points per contest while giving up 59.6 per game. Maryland has an overall mark of 13-4. They are averaging 72.1 points per contest and giving up 61.4, which is a point differential of 10.7.
Valuable Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 8-9-0 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 6-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-9-0 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 6-11-0 against the over/under this year
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 Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/27/19 F Makhel Mitchell Left Team is out for season
12/27/19 F Makhi Mitchell Left Team is out for season
Eric Hunter Jr. averages 10.8 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.0 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 80%. Trevion Williams comes into this game averaging 11.4 points per contest while playing 20.9 minutes per night. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 45%.
Jalen Smith averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.4 rebounds per game and dishes 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 72%. Anthony Cowan scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 4.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Boilermakers allow 59.6 points per contest which is 12th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 104th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 153rd place in D-1. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in Division 1. Purdue averages 68.9 points per contest, which is 248th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 280th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 176th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 67th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 305th with 11.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Terrapins give up 61.4 points per game, which ranks them 28th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 116th in those defensive statistics. They rank 154th with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 105th with 33.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Terrapins are 155th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest. Maryland is 166th in the country with 72.1 points per contest this season. They are 293rd in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 10.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 288th in the country. They are 19th in the nation in rebounding with 40.9 boards per contest and 259th in assists per game with 12.3. The Terrapins are 228th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Boilermakers are 159th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 341st in the country with 64.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 265th. As a team they are 301st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 176th in Division 1. Purdue is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Maryland is 248th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Terrapins are 143rd in the country in offensive rating with 103.1. In terms of pace they are 184th in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 291st. As a team they are 236th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 127th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Purdue +5 and over 123 total points
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