Indiana Hoosiers vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds
Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Hoosiers on Saturday when they take on the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium in Week 13 action.
The Hoosiers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 6-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Boilermakers are 5-6 ATS. Indiana is 7-3 against the total, while Purdue is 6-4 versus the number.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Boilermakers sat as 6-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Boilermakers at No. 54 and the Hoosiers at No. 82 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 29-27 result in favor of the Boilermakers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Purdue's No. 71-ranked offense (27.5 PPG) against a Hoosiers defense that ranks No. 100 at 33.4 PPG. The Boilermakers passing attack has averaged 228.6 yards per game, more than the Hoosiers give up through the air (219.4 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Hoosiers feature the league's No. 96-rated road run defense, allowing 215.2 yards per game. Purdue, meanwhile, ranks No. 73 in rushing offense at home.
Indiana was a 45-22 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Penn State. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (67) made winners of OVER bettors. Cameron Coffman's 454-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Penn State earned a 45-22 win over Indiana on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
In their last action, Purdue was a 20-17 winner on the road against Illinois. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (37) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Boilermakers grabbed a Week 12 victory over the Fighting Illini in their last game, winning 20-17 at Memorial Stadium.
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Hoosiers at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 10 games
Indiana is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Purdue
Indiana is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
Purdue is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games at home
Purdue is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Purdue's last 9 games