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Fast Forward Week 1 2017 Lousiville vs. Purdue “Inside The Numbers”

Louisville vs. Purdue
Louisville won nine games in 2016 and outscored those opponents (Charlotte, Syracuse, Florida State, Marshall, Duke, N.C State, Virginia, Boston College and Wake Forest) by a combined margin of 460-161 or 33.2 points per game.

Those opponents had a combined overall record of 48-64 overall or a .428%.

The Cardinals lost four games to Clemson, Houston, Kentucky and LSU by a combined score of 148-93 or 13.7 points per game. Those four opponents had a combined overall record of 38-15 or .716%.

Purdue ended their 2016 season with a 3-9 overall record and was outscored by a margin of 390-192 in their nine losses on the season or 22.0 points per game.

In the Big 10, the Boilermakers were 1-8 overall (beat Illinois) and were outscored by a margin of 352-172 or 22.6 points per game.

The team played much better on the road in 2016 compiling a 1-4 overall record (Illinois) and was outscored by a margin of 178-110 or 13.6 points per game.



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