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Purdue Boilermakers vs Western Michigan Broncos in college hoops odds

Western Michigan BroncosPurdue Boilermakers
Nov 23, 7:00 PM | Mackey Arena

Western Michigan Broncos vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds


Purdue looks to cover the Boilermakers-Broncos pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 4-1 mark when they host Western Michigan in college basketball action.

The Boilermakers currently sports a 4-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Broncos are 0-4 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Boilermakers produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Broncos have gone 2-1 against the number.

View Western Michigan vs Purdue Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Broncos listed as 15-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 60-ranked Boilermakers and the No. 192-rated Broncos in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 88-67 win for the Boilermakers on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Broncos rank No. 68 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.8 per game. That compares with Purdue’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Purdue is college basketball's No. 10-ranked team at 10 per game, while the Broncos rate No. 248 with 5 per game.

Defensively, Western Michigan features the nation's No. 319-rated defense on the road, allowing 85.7 points per game. Purdue, meanwhile, comes in at No. 86 nationally in scoring at home.

Western Michigan was an 81-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Colorado. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as favorites. The Broncos got 20 points from Matt Stainbrook, but it was Colorado that prevailed in an 81-76 final on Sunday at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.

Purdue lost its last outing, a 65-56 result against Alabama on November 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Robbie Hummel scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Boilermakers to a win (they lost 65-56 to Alabama at Coliseo do Puerto Rico on Sunday).

Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Purdue Boilermakers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Coppin State are 2-0
After playing Alabama are 2-0
After a loss are 8-2

A few Broncos at Boilermakers trends to consider:
Purdue is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Purdue is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Western Michigan at Gonzaga, Saturday, November 26
Purdue home to Coppin State, Saturday, November 26