Purdue favored by 6.5 against Bucknell on Friday

Bucknell BisonPurdue Boilermakers
Nov 9, 7:00 PM | Mackey Arena

Bucknell Bison vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds

25-10TEAM RECORD22-13

The Purdue Boilermakers will be trying to slam the Bucknell Bison on Friday when the teams tip off at Mackey Arena in college betting action.

The Boilermakers bring a 22-13 record (19-14 ATS) to this tilt against the 25-10 Bison, who are 5-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Purdue go 20-13 so far and the Bison go 5-4.

View Bucknell vs Purdue Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Purdue opened as 6.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.


How They Match Up:

Last time out for Bucknell, they were a 75-67 loser as they battled Nevada on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. The Bison got a 25-point effort from Mike Muscala, who added 15 rebounds, but Nevada still managed to defeat Bucknell 75-67 Sunday at Lawlor Events Center.

Purdue lost its last outing, a 63-60 result against Kansas on March 18. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. Robbie Hummel went off for 26 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Kansas handed Purdue a 63-60 defeat at CenturyLink Center.

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Bison at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Purdue's last 5 games at home
Purdue is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Purdue's last 9 games

Next up:
Bucknell home to George Mason, Tuesday, November 13
Purdue home to Hofstra, Sunday, November 11