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Illinois vs Purdue Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 5

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Illinois vs Purdue Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 5

Zach Edey and the Purdue Boilermakers (26-3, 15-3 Big Ten) battle Terrence Shannon Jr. and the Illinois Fighting Illini (22-7, 13-5 Big Ten) on March 5, 2024 at State Farm Center. The matchup airs on Peacock.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Illinois vs. Purdue Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Peacock
  • Location: Champaign, Illinois
  • Arena: State Farm Center

Read the betting trends and insights below before placing a wager on Tuesday's Illinois-Purdue spread (Illinois -2.5) or total (164.5 points).

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Illinois vs. Purdue: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Illinois has won 17 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • Purdue has won 17 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • At home, the Fighting Illini own a worse record against the spread (9-8-0) compared to their ATS record in road games (6-4-0).
  • The Boilermakers' winning percentage against the spread at home is .533 (8-7-0). Away, it is .444 (4-5-0).
  • Illinois has 11 wins against the spread in 18 conference games this year.
  • Purdue is 8-10-0 against the spread in Big Ten play this season.

Illinois vs. Purdue: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Illinois has come away with 19 wins in the 23 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Fighting Illini have come away with a win 19 times in 22 chances when named as a favorite of at least -126 or better on the moneyline.
  • Purdue has been the moneyline underdog a total of three times this season, and it has won all of those games.
  • The Boilermakers have played four times as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer, and earned a victory in each game.
  • Illinois has an implied victory probability of 55.8% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.

Illinois vs. Purdue Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Illinois has a +335 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.6 points per game. It is putting up 84.8 points per game to rank seventh in college basketball and is giving up 73.2 per contest to rank 220th in college basketball.
  • Shannon's 22 points per game lead Illinois and are fourth in college basketball.
  • Purdue outscores opponents by 14.5 points per game (posting 84.7 points per game, eighth in college basketball, and conceding 70.2 per outing, 118th in college basketball) and has a +419 scoring differential.
  • Edey's 24 points per game paces Purdue and ranks second in the country.
  • The Fighting Illini prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 8.8 boards. They are collecting 41.5 rebounds per game (sixth in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.7 per outing.
  • Quincy Guerrier leads the Fighting Illini with 6.7 rebounds per game (212th in college basketball play).
  • The Boilermakers win the rebound battle by 11.4 boards on average. They collect 40.8 rebounds per game, ninth in college basketball, while their opponents grab 29.4.
  • Edey averages 11.8 rebounds per game (third in college basketball) to lead the Boilermakers.
  • Illinois averages 105.1 points per 100 possessions (16th in college basketball), while giving up 90.8 points per 100 possessions (121st in college basketball).
  • The Boilermakers rank fifth in college basketball averaging 107.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 74th, allowing 89 points per 100 possessions.

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