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Milwaukee vs Purdue Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Nov. 8 (Back the Boilermakers to Win Big)

Devon Platana
Milwaukee vs. Purdue prediction, odds and betting insights for NCAA college basketball regular season game.
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Milwaukee vs Purdue Game Info

2022-23 NCAA College Basketball Regular Season Game
Milwaukee Panthers (1-0, 0-0 Away) vs. Purdue Boilermakers (0-0, 0-0 Home)
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Mackey Arena — West Lafayette, IN
Coverage: Big Ten Network

The 2022-23 NCAA college basketball season is finally here. The action continues on Tuesday, Nov. 8 with another slate of intriguing matchups, including a 6:30 p.m. ET showdown between the Milwaukee Panthers and Purdue Boilermakers.

Milwaukee already opened its campaign up with a victory, scoring a 102-46 blowout win over the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Monday. Meanwhile, Purdue hopes to build on last year's success that saw the Boilermakers go 25-6 in the regular season (14-6 vs. Big Ten) before losing in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament.

Milwaukee vs Purdue Odds & Spread

All NCAA college basketball betting lines, odds and prop bets.
Moneyline: MILW: (+2800) | PUR: (-10000)
Spread: MILW: +26.5 (-114) | PUR: -26.5 (-106)
Total: 143.5 —Over: (-114) | Under: (-106)

Purdue enters this contest as massive home favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 6:30 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 143.5 points, which is average compared to Tuesday's projected totals.

Milwaukee vs Purdue Prediction & Pick

This is just the second time that Milwaukee and Purdue have met. Their only other matchup took place back in 2005, resulting in a 73-68 victory for the Boilermakers.

Though a lot has changed over the last 17 years, one thing that hasn't is Milwaukee's struggles against stiffer competition. The Panthers are a putrid 2-16 straight up in its last 18 games against Big Ten schools. Meanwhile, Purdue has won each of its last six meetings against the Horizon League.

It's also worth noting that Purdue had the 10th-best offense in the nation last season. Even with the Boilermakers losing names like Jaden Ivey and Trevion Williams over the offseason, Matt Painter is a terrific coach and will get the most out of his current players in his 18th season behind the bench.

Including the fact that Milwaukee's offense didn't even rank inside the top 300 in 2021-22, it's easy to see Purdue cruising to an easy victory tonight.

Final Score Prediction: Purdue: 85 | Milwaukee: 56

Milwaukee vs Purdue Betting Trends

- Milwaukee is 1-4 against the spread (ATS) in its last five games.
- Purdue is 8-0 straight up in its last eight home games.
- The total has hit the under in six of Milwaukee's last nine road games played on Tuesday.
- The total has hit the under in seven of Purdue's last nine games.

Milwaukee vs Purdue Best Bet

A 26.5-point spread is huge, but I'm confident that Purdue can cover. Milwaukee has struggled against the spread (ATS), going 1-7 ATS in its last eight road games. With Purdue winning each of its last eight home games and averaging 84.5 PPG at Mackey Arena, I'm expecting a Boilermakers blowout victory.

Bet: Purdue -26.5 (-106)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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