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Point spread favors Boilermakers in battle with Gaels

Purdue BoilermakersIona Gaels
Nov 17, 1:00 PM | Coliseo do Puerto Rico

Purdue Boilermakers vs Iona Gaels Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Iona and Purdue on Thursday, with the host Gaels trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Coliseo do Puerto Rico).

The Boilermakers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 1-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Gaels are 0-0 ATS. Purdue is 0-1 against the total, while Iona is 0-0 versus the number.

View Purdue vs Iona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Boilermakers listed as 3-point favorites

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Gaels, most recently No. 74 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Boilermakers, who rate No. 16 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 65-33 victory for the Boilermakers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Iona's No. 342-rated squad against Purdue's No. 177-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Iona rates No. 341 in the country with 0 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 nationally with 13.5 per match.

Defensively, Purdue features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Iona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 278 nationally in scoring at home.

Purdue won its last outing, a 67-65 result against High Point on November 14. Purdue got 26 points from Ryne Smith en route to a 67-65 victory over High Point on Monday at Mackey Arena.

In their last action, Iona was a 76-69 loser at home against Santa Clara. They failed to cover the 9.5–point spread as favorites. Michael Glover scored 22 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 76-69 against Santa Clara in college basketball action at Hynes Athletics Center.

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Western Michigan are 2-0
After a win are 7-3

Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-2
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Boilermakers at Gaels trends to consider:
Iona is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iona's last 6 games

Next up:
Purdue home to Western Michigan, Wednesday, November 23
Iona home to Saint Joseph's, Wednesday, November 23