Purdue Boilermakers vs Lamar Cardinals Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Dec 4, 6:30 PM | Mackey Arena

Lamar Cardinals vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds


The Purdue Boilermakers host Lamar on Tuesday, looking to build on their 3-4 mark against the 1-6 Cardinals in college hoops action at Mackey Arena.

This season, the Boilermakers are 3-4 overall and 3-4 ATS ATS, while the Cardinals are 1-6 and 1-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Purdue boasts a 3-4 on the OU, and Lamar is 0-0.

View Lamar vs Purdue Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Boilermakers - Cardinals odds would favor the Boilermakers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Purdue is rated No. 8 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Lamar is at No. 326. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 72-46 win for the Boilermakers.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Purdue's No. 16-rated squad against Lamar's No. 165-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Purdue rates No. 294 in the country with 4.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 347 nationally with 2.1 per match.

Defensively, Lamar features the nation's No. 268-rated defense on the road, allowing 77 points per game. Purdue, meanwhile, comes in at No. 243 nationally in scoring at home.

Lamar was a 75-47 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Alabama. Lamar was run off the court by the Crimson Tide on Tuesday as Alabama routed them 75-47 at Coleman Coliseum.

Last time out for Purdue, they were a 63-57 loser as they battled Xavier at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Purdue suffered a 63-57 loss against Xavier on Saturday, getting 19 points from Terone Johnson in a losing effort at Mackey Arena.

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Eastern Michigan are 2-0
After playing Xavier are 4-2
After a loss are 7-3

A few Cardinals at Boilermakers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games
Purdue is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
Purdue is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Lamar at Louisiana-Lafayette, Tuesday, December 11
Purdue at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, December 8