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Purdue vs Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Elite Eight

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Purdue vs Tennessee Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Elite Eight

An Elite Eight battle features the No. 1 seed Purdue Boilermakers (32-4) squaring off with the No. 2 seed Tennessee Volunteers (27-8) on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena. This NCAA Tournament matchup begins at 2:20 PM ET.

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

Purdue vs. Tennessee Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 31, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Purdue vs. Tennessee Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Purdue win (58.6%)

Before placing a wager on Sunday's Purdue-Tennessee spread (Purdue -3.5) or over/under (147.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

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Purdue vs. Tennessee: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Purdue has put together a 21-15-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Tennessee has compiled a 19-16-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Purdue (17-15) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 3.5 points or more this season (53.1%) than Tennessee (1-1) does as a 3.5+-point underdog (50%).
  • When playing at home, the Boilermakers own an identical winning percentage against the spread as they do on the road (.500).
  • The Volunteers have performed better against the spread at home (11-5-0) than away (5-6-0) this season.

Purdue vs. Tennessee: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Purdue has won in 26, or 86.7%, of the 30 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Boilermakers have come away with a win 24 times in 28 chances when named as a favorite of at least -164 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Tennessee has put together a 3-2 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 60% of those games).
  • The Volunteers have played as a moneyline underdog of +136 or longer in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Purdue has a 62.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Purdue vs. Tennessee Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Purdue averages 83.8 points per game (10th in college basketball) while allowing 69.4 per outing (97th in college basketball). It has a +516 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 14.4 points per game.
  • Purdue's leading scorer, Zach Edey, ranks first in the country scoring 24.6 points per game.
  • Tennessee outscores opponents by 11.8 points per game (posting 79.1 points per game, 49th in college basketball, and conceding 67.3 per outing, 52nd in college basketball) and has a +416 scoring differential.
  • Dalton Knecht's team-leading 21.2 points per game rank him 14th in college basketball.
  • The Boilermakers grab 40.6 rebounds per game (11th in college basketball) while allowing 29.3 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 11.3 boards per game.
  • Edey averages 12.1 rebounds per game (ranking second in college basketball) to lead the Boilermakers.
  • The 39.1 rebounds per game the Volunteers accumulate rank 34th in the nation, 4.3 more than the 34.8 their opponents pull down.
  • Jonas Aidoo paces the Volunteers with 7.5 rebounds per game (128th in college basketball).
  • Purdue averages 107.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (fourth in college basketball), and allows 88.8 points per 100 possessions (61st in college basketball).
  • The Volunteers' 99.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 67th in college basketball, and the 84.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 11th in college basketball.

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