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Purdue Boilermakers visit Illinois Fighting Illini in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Purdue takes to the basketball court against Illinois on Sunday, hoping to send the Fighting Illini to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at State Farm Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Purdue Boilermakers were listed as -10-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini currently sport a 8-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6-3 ATS. The Purdue Boilermakers are 14-2 and 9-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Illinois Fighting Illini produce a 7-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Purdue Boilermakers have gone 4-8 against the totals betting line.

This game puts the Illinois Fighting Illini, most recently No. 155 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Purdue Boilermakers, who rate No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Illinois's No. 136-ranked offense, averaging 74.31 PPG, against a Boilermakers defense that ranks No. 7 at 59.81 PPG. The Fighting Illini field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Boilermakers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.82% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Purdue got 17 points from A.J. Hammons en route to a 87-70 victory over Michigan on Thursday at Mackey Arena.

Illinois was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Michigan State and falling by a 79-54 score at Breslin Center.

Betting Trends
  • Purdue is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Purdue is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games
  • Purdue is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Illinois is 2-5-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Illinois's last 6 games
  • Illinois is 1-4-3 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Illinois is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Purdue home to Penn State, Wednesday, January 13th
Illinois at Nebraska, Saturday, January 16th