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Penn State Nittany Lions vs Purdue Boilermakers Betting Matchup Report

Purdue Boilermakers Penn State Nittany Lions
13-8 February 02, 2014, 11:30 | Bryce Jordan Center 11-10



A key college battle sees the visiting Purdue Boilermakers travelling to Penn State Sunday to take on the Nittany Lions.

The Nittany Lions bring a 11-10 record (10-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-8 Boilermakers, who are 7-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Penn State go 11-7 so far and the Boilermakers go 7-11.

View Purdue Boilermakers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Penn State in this one found them as -4-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

The Nittany Lions sit at No. 259 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boilermakers sit at No. 132 on the same chart.

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Purdue lost its last outing, a 75-66 result against Michigan on January 30. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. The Boilermakers endured a 75-66 loss at the hands of the Wolverines on Thursday, despite a 16-point effort from A.J. Hammons at Crisler Center.

In their last action, Penn State was a 71-70 winner on the road against Ohio State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. The Nittany Lions got a terrific 25-point effort from D.J. Newbill as Penn State defeated Ohio State 71-70 on Wednesday at Value City Arena.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Penn State's No. 140-rated squad against Purdue's No. 16-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Penn State rates No. 82 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 167 nationally with 5.71 per match.

Next up:
Purdue home to Minnesota, Wednesday, February 5th
Penn State at Michigan State, Thursday, February 6th