Indiana Hoosiers host Purdue Boilermakers in college basketball action
Purdue Boilermakers vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Purdue Boilermakers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Hoosiers in Indiana at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall on Saturday in college basketball action.
This season, the Hoosiers are 22-3 overall and 13-10 ATS ATS, while the Boilermakers are 12-13 and 10-14-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Indiana boasts a 10-10-1 on the OU, and Purdue is 13-12.
The Hoosiers were listed as 18.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hoosiers, most recently No. 4 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Boilermakers, who rate No. 66 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 90-69 victory for the Hoosiers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 2 nationally ranked offense (82.9 points per game) against a Boilermakers defense that sits as the No. 124 at 64.4 PPG. The Hoosiers have been averaging 50% from the field, more than the Boilermakers have managed so far this season (41.5% on average).
Defensively, Purdue features the nation's No. 74-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.9 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Purdue, they were a 79-59 loser as they battled Illinois on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point underdog. Purdue was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Illinois and falling by a 79-59 score at University of Illinois Assembly Hall.
Indiana won its last outing, a 76-47 result against Nebraska on February 13. They covered in that game as a 23.5-point favorite. Indiana cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Nebraska out of the gym and running up a 76-47 score at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall.
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Northwestern are 6-4
After playing Illinois are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Michigan State are 7-3
After playing Nebraska are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Boilermakers at Hoosiers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games on the road
Purdue is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Purdue is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Indiana is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Indiana is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
Indiana is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Purdue
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing at home against Purdue
Purdue home to Northwestern, Sunday, February 24
Indiana at Michigan State, Tuesday, February 19