The Purdue Boilermakers (24-4, 13-4 Big Ten) will be looking to extend a six-game home winning streak when taking on the Indiana Hoosiers (19-9, 10-7 Big Ten) on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Mackey Arena. It airs at 7:30 PM ET on FOX.
Saturday’s matchup between the Boilermakers and the Hoosiers features the Boilermakers as solid 6.5-point favorites. The game’s over/under is 138.5.
Purdue vs. Indiana Odds
Point Spread for Purdue vs. Indiana
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing Purdue as the favorite.
Purdue vs. Indiana Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Purdue has -311 odds to pick up the win, while Indiana is listed at +250 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 138.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 25, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: FOX
- Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
- Arena: Mackey Arena
Purdue vs. Indiana Betting Trends
Purdue has 12 wins against the spread in 28 games this year. The Boilermakers have been victorious in 19, or 90.5%, of the 21 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Purdue’s games this year have hit the over on 11 of 28 set point totals.
Against the spread, Indiana is 13-14-1 this season. The Hoosiers are 2-6 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 25% of those games). Indiana’s games this year have gone over the total in 15 of 28 opportunities (53.6%).
Purdue vs. Indiana Key Players to Watch
Zach Edey leads his squad in both points (22.1) and rebounds (12.7) per game, and also puts up 1.4 assists. Defensively, he posts 0.3 steals and 2.4 blocked shots (ninth in the nation). Braden Smith posts a team-best 4.3 assists per contest. He is also averaging 10 points and 4.3 rebounds, shooting 46.4% from the floor and 41.6% from beyond the arc with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest. Fletcher Loyer averages 11.8 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Caleb Furst puts up 6.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 0.4 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
Trayce Jackson-Davis tops the Hoosiers in scoring (20.5 points per game) and rebounding (11.1), and posts 3.6 assists. He also delivers 0.6 steals and 2.9 blocked shots (fifth in the country). Jalen Hood-Schifino paces the Hoosiers in assists (4 per game), and averages 12.8 points and 4 rebounds. He also posts 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. The Hoosiers get 7.8 points, 5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game from Race Thompson. The Hoosiers receive 8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game from Miller Kopp.
What you need to know about the Purdue Boilermakers
Purdue is 8-8-1 ATS in conference action this season. The Boilermakers have been carried by their defense, as they rank 17th-best in the country by giving up only 61.6 points per game. They rank 137th in college basketball in points scored (73.5 per contest). In terms of rebounding, things are clicking for Purdue, who is averaging 36.5 boards per game (10th-best in college basketball) and allowing 24.2 boards per contest (best).
The Boilermakers are scoring 76.6 points per game when playing at home. On the road, they are averaging 67.7 points per contest. Purdue is draining 7.1 threes per game (218th-ranked in college basketball). It has a 33.5% shooting percentage (225th-ranked) from downtown. The Boilermakers are allowing 6.1 three-pointers per game this year (42nd-ranked in college basketball), and they are allowing a 30.2% three-point percentage (21st-best).
The Boilermakers have a 5-4-1 record against the spread while finishing 7-3 overall over their past 10 games. In its past 10 contests, Purdue has hit the over five times. Purdue has been putting up 70.6 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 73.5 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign. Purdue’s defense has been more porous as of late, as the team has given up 62.4 points per game during its past 10 compared to the 61.6 points per game its opponents average on the season.
What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers
Indiana has put together an 8-9-0 record against the spread in conference play this year. The Hoosiers put up 75.4 points per game and give up 67.4, making them 95th in the nation offensively and 105th on defense. With 33.4 rebounds per game and 29.8 rebounds allowed, Indiana is 95th and 100th in the country, respectively.
At home the Hoosiers are putting up 81.3 points per game, 14.8 more than they are averaging away (66.5). In 2022-23 Indiana is 314th in the country in 3-point makes (6 per game) and 19th-best in 3-point percentage (38%). In 2022-23, the Hoosiers are 191st in the country in 3-pointers allowed (7.3 per game) and 102nd in defensive 3-point percentage (32.5%).
The Hoosiers have gone 7-3 over their past 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span. In its past 10 games, Indiana has hit the over four times. Indiana has played worse offensively over its past 10 games, compiling 68.9 points per contest, 6.5 fewer points its than season average of 75.4. While the Hoosiers are ceding 67.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their past 10 games, allowing 66.9 points per contest.
Purdue vs. Indiana Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Purdue, and we expect that Purdue will cover the spread (Purdue -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 138.5 points.
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