Purdue vs. Indiana odds, spread, line: 2022 college basketball picks, March 5 predictions from computer model
The Indiana Hoosiers and the No. 8 Purdue Boilermakers will meet in a Big Ten game at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday at Mackey Arena. The Boilermakers are 24-6 overall and 15-1 at home, while Indiana is 18-11 overall and 3-7 on the road. Purdue has dominated the rivalry, winning nine of the last 10 meetings and going 6-3-1 ATS in that span.
However, Indiana has been the top ATS team this season with a 15-13 record, while Purdue is 13-15. The Boilermakers are favored by 10 points in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Purdue vs. Indiana odds and the over-under is 141. Before going into the Indiana vs. Purdue picks, you’ll want to see the model’s college basketball predictions on SportsLine.
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- Spread Purdue vs. Indiana: Purdue -10
- Purdue vs. Indiana over-under: 141 points
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What you need to know about Purdue
Purdue lost 70-67 to the Wisconsin Badgers last Tuesday on a three-point shot by Wisconsin guard Chucky Hepburn with 0:03 left. Despite the loss, Purdue had strong performances from center Zach Edey, who had 17 points on top of nine rebounds, and guard Jaden Ivey, who had 22 points and five assists with five boards.
The Boilermakers no longer have the regular-season Big Ten title on the line, but they still hope to secure a top-two seed in the 2022 NCAA Tournament draw and a rivalry game with Indiana still provides plenty of motivation. Purdue ranks third in the nation in field goal percentage, but shot just 42.9 percent from the floor in the loss to Wisconsin.
What you need to know about Indiana
Speaking of close games: IU also came across a last-second shot, losing 66-63 to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights last Wednesday at the hands of guard Ron Harper Jr. Indiana’s loss came despite a quality game from forward Trayce Jackson-Davis, who had 19 points and nine rebounds.
The Hoosiers won the opener against the Boilermakers on January 20 to end a nine-game losing streak against their rivals. Rob Phinisee scored 20 points off the bench in the win and Xavier Johnson had 18 points. Jackson-Davis only played 11 minutes due to a foul. Playing him a more typical number of minutes could cause problems for Purdue.
How to make choices between Indiana and Purdue
The model has simulated Purdue against Indiana 10,000 times and the results are there. We can tell you that the model bends and it also generated a point pick that hits in over 50% of simulations. You can only see the pick on SportsLine.
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