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.

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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

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