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Purdue vs. Michigan State Predictions, Odds

  • January 8, 2020
  • By David Schwab

The Purdue Boilermakers head to the Breslin Center this Friday night for a Big Ten clash against the No. 23 Michigan State Spartans. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. (ET) on FS1.



Purdue-Michigan State Betting Odds

  • Spread: Michigan State -4.5
  • Money-Line: Michigan State -190 Purdue +170
  • Total: 143.5

Odds Subject to Change

Michigan State is set as a four-point home favorite for Friday night and the total for the game has been opened at 143.5 points.

Back-to-back losses to Rutgers and Illinois on the road has dropped Purdue to 2-3 straight-up in the Big Ten as part of an overall record of 7-5. It has failed to cover against the spread in eight of its last nine games with one PUSH. The total has gone OVER in seven of 11 games this season.

The Boilermakers are 5-1-1 ATS in their last seven games against Michigan State with just five SU wins in the last 15 meetings. Michigan State’s 23-point romp over Rutgers on Tuesday night was the first time it covered ATS in its last eight games. The Spartans are 8-3 SU overall with a 3-8 record ATS.

The total has stayed UNDER in three of their last five games. The Spartans have won five of their last six home games against Purdue SU. The total has stayed UNDER in four of the last five matchups overall.


Betting Analysis – Purdue Boilermakers

Straight Up - SU, Against the Spread - ATS, Over-Under (O/U)

  • SU: 7-5
  • ATS: 3-7-2
  • SU - Home: 6-0
  • SU - Away: 1-5
  • O/U: 7-5

Purdue has gone 0-4 both SU and ATS in four previous road games this season. It closed as a +7.5-point underdog in last Saturday’s eight-point loss to Illinois.

Trevion Williams continues to lead the Boilermakers in both points (14.1) and rebounds (9.6) per game. The junior forward combined for 35 points and 20 rebounds in his team’s last two games.

There are four other players averaging at least nine points per game as part of Purdue’s 71.6- point scoring average. As a whole, the team is shooting 46.1% from the field and 37.9% from three-point range.

The Boilermakers are pulling down an average of 36.6 rebounds a game while holding opposing teams to 67.3 PPG on defense.

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