Purdue vs Illinois Spread, Line, Odds, Predictions, Over/Under & Betting Insights for College Basketball Game

By David Hayes
Purdue vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game.
Purdue vs Illinois prediction, pick and odds for NCAAM game. / Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

Purdue vs Illinois Basketball Game Info

Purdue Boilermakers (7-4, 2-2 Big Ten) vs. No. 15 Illinois Fighting Illini (7-3, 3-1 Big Ten)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. EST
Venue: State Farm Center — Champaign, IL
Coverage: Big Ten Network (BTN)

Purdue vs Illinois Spread & Odds

All NCAAM betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: PUR: (+280) | ILL: (-350)
Spread: PUR: +7.5 (-112) | ILL: -7.5 (-108)
Total: 148.5 – Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages via oddsFirePUR: (40%) | ILL: (60%)
Odds to Win NCAAM National Championship: PUR: (+6500) | ILL: (+1300)

Purdue vs Illinois Prediction & Pick

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to the ESPN Basketball Power Index (BPI).
Purdue: 24.4%
Illinois: 75.6%

Purdue vs Illinois Head-to-Head Results & Betting Trends

- Illinois defeated Purdue, 79-62, in the most recent meeting between these teams on Jan. 21, 2020. 
- Purdue is 3-2 in the last five head-to-head matchups with Illinois.
- Purdue is 6-4 in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Illinois.
- Purdue lost to Rutgers, 81-76, in its most recent game on Dec. 29, 2020.
- Illinois defeated Indiana, 69-60, in its most recent game on Dec. 26, 2020.

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