New Orleans Privateers vs Purdue Boilermakers Prediction, 12/21/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Orleans Privateers vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Location: Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, IN
The New Orleans Privateers (2-7) are traveling to Mackey Arena on Wednesday where they will take on the Purdue Boilermakers (11-0).
The New Orleans Privateers took the court against Dillard University and notched a win by a score of 79-71 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Privateers walked away with 14 while Dillard University racked up 27 personal fouls. They converted 6 of 20 tries from long range. Dillard University finished the game at 64.3% at the charity stripe by converting 9 of 14 shots. In addition, Dillard University collected 31 boards (9 offensive, 22 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Dillard University recorded 9 assists and had 9 steals for the matchup. In reference to the defense, New Orleans allowed their opponent to shoot 41.2% from the field on 28 out of 68 shooting. They also dished out 15 assists for the contest while forcing 12 turnovers and earning 4 steals. Regarding grabbing boards, they earned 34 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Privateers knocked down 31 of their 38 attempts for a percentage of 81.6%. New Orleans finished the game having earned a 42.0% field goal percentage (21 out of 50) and made 6 of their 15 3-point shots.
Jordan Johnson is someone who came through in the game. He finished the game shooting 62.5% from the field and also earned 3 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins and pulled down 7 rebounds. He walked away with 18 points on 5 of 8 shooting.
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New Orleans comes into this game with a record of 2-7 on the campaign. They have an average of 66.2 points per contest (314th in the nation) while going 42.0% from the floor. The Privateers are connecting on 34.9% on shots from distance (51 of 146) and 67.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, New Orleans is collecting 30.1 boards per game and has 131 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 303rd in college hoops in terms of passing. They are turning it over 18.8 times per game and as a unit they commit 19.2 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Privateers are forcing 17.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.7 personal fouls. They give up 39.0% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 358th in college hoops in points per game allowed (82.8). Privateers defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 51.8% (262 of 506) and they surrender 36.2 boards per game as a team. They currently rank 180th in Division 1 in allowing assists with 142 relinquished this year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Purdue Boilermakers got the victory with a final of 69-61 against Davidson. The Boilermakers collected 29 defensive rebounds and 17 offensive boards for a total of 46 in this game. They turned it over 9 times, while recording 5 steals in this contest. Davidson earned 21 personal fouls for the game which got the Boilermakers to the free throw line for a total of 37 shots. They were able to make 28 of the free throws for a clip of 75.7%. With regard to 3-point shots, Purdue knocked down 3 of 25 attempts (12.0%). When all was said and done, the Boilermakers finished the game shooting 19 for 58 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 32.8%. The Boilermakers allowed Davidson to make 24 of their 61 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 39.3% for the game. They wrapped up this game 28.0% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 7 out of 25 and walked away from this one shooting 6 of 11 at the free throw line (54.5%). In regard to how they cleaned up the glass, Purdue permitted Davidson to grab 26 in total (4 offensive).
Zach Edey ended up having an impact for the Boilermakers in this contest. He buried 9 out of 11 for the contest for a field goal rate of 81.8%, and tallied 16 rebounds. He earned 29 points in his 34 minutes on the hardwood and had 2 dimes for this contest.
Purdue has a record of 11-0 for the season. As an offense, the Boilermakers are shooting 44.9% from the floor, which ranks them 178th in college basketball. Purdue has tallied 848 points on the campaign (77.1 per contest) and they pull in 43.3 rebounds per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 15.7 times per game (69th in the country) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 10.6 times per contest. The Boilermakers commit 14.4 fouls per contest and they hit 76.2% from the free throw line.
The Boilermakers on defense are ranked 44th in D-1 in points given up per game with 62.3. They are forcing their opponents into 9.9 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 38.6% from the floor (30th in college basketball). The Purdue defense concedes 27.4% on shots from distance (75 of 274) and opponents are knocking down 69.0% of their free throw shots. They surrender 12.2 dimes and 30.5 total boards per game, which is 164th and 26th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Purdue
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