Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Buckeyes vs. Boilermakers CBB Odds
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2023 NCAA Basketball Handicapping Buckeyes vs. Purdue
- (16-18) Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers (27-5)
- Date: Saturday, March 11th
- Time: 1:00 ET
- Venue: United Center, Chicago
- CBB Moneyline Odds: Buckeyes +225 | Boilermakers -265
- NCAAB Betting ATS Odds: Ohio State +6.5 | Purdue -6.5 (Bet Now!)
- CBB Betting Total: O/U 137.0
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Ohio State Buckeyes
At this point, Ohio State heads into their matchup vs Purdue with a record of 16-18 and riding a 3 game win streak. Meanwhile, in their 16 road games this season, Ohio State has a record of 5-11.
Having been the underdog in 15 games, Ohio State has gone 4-11 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +6.5 underdogs on the spread.
At this moment, Ohio State currently has a record of 8-15 in Big Ten action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 8-3.
Coming into the game, Brice Sensabaugh is the team leader in scoring, averaging 16.3 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Sensabaugh is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and adding 1.2 assists. Ohio State’s second leading scorer is Justice Sueing, who has hit 43.3% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 12.2 points per game.
The Buckeyes offense heads into the game, ranked 123rd in the NCAA at 73.8 points per contest. In addition, Ohio State’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 60.3% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 50th in overall field goal percentage at 47.4%. When the Buckeyes have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 37.3% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Ohio State is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 64.0 per contest, placing them just 643rd in college basketball. Currently, Ohio State’s 34.4 rebounds per contest is one of the lower figures in the NCAA. So far, the Buckeyes are averaging 8.8 offensive boards per game.
At this point, Purdue heads into their matchup vs Ohio State with a record of 27-5 and riding a 3 game win streak. So far, Purdue has been the home team 19 times, sitting with a record of 17-2.
Getting ready to play for the 27 times as the favorite, Purdue has gone 24-3 in those matchups. Playing at home, the Boilermakers come into this game as -6.5 point favorites.
At this moment, Purdue currently has a record of 16-5 in Big Ten action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 11-0.
Coming into the game, Zach Edey is the team leader in scoring, averaging 21.9 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Edey is grabbing 12.8 rebounds and adding 1.5 assists. Purdue’s second leading scorer is Fletcher Loyer, who has hit 37.8% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 11.6 points per game.
Boilermakers Key Stats
At this time, the Boilermakers offense is one of the top units in the country at 79.8 points per game, placing them 18th in the NCAA. In addition, Purdue’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 60.99% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 13th in overall field goal percentage at 49.3%. When the Boilermakers have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 39.1% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Purdue is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 66.1 per contest, placing them just 548th in college basketball. Currently, the team is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, at 38.6 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 11.2 offensive boards per game.
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Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Purdue Boilermakers CBB Betting Trends
- Firstly, Ohio State is 5-0 vs. the spread in their last 5 games. The Buckeyes are 4-1 straight up in these matchups.
- Secondly, Ohio State is 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games on the road, going 5-5 SU.
- At this point, Buckeyes are 2-1 SU in their last 3 games as the underdog. They are 3-0 vs. the spread in these contests.
- Also, Boilermakers are 3-0 SU in their last 3 games as the favorite. They are 0-3 vs. the spread in these contests.
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Free Spread Prediction: Purdue Boilermakers -6.5
For this showdown between the Purdue Boilermakers and Ohio State Buckeyes, our analysis points to 3-point shooting being a key factor in the outcome of this game. Both teams come into the game with above average numbers in made 3’s per game. So far, Purdue and Ohio State are 139th and 200th in that department, respectively. After crunching the numbers, we anticipate Purdue continuing to shoot the ball well. For the season, they have hit 39.1% of their looks from deep. With a point spread sitting at -6.5 in favor of Purdue, we like them to not only win but cover the spread.
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