Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Boilermakers vs Spartans CBB Odds
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(9-5) Purdue Boilermakers vs. Michigan State Spartans (13-2)
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: Breslin Center, East Lansing, Michigan
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Michigan State Spartans -8.5
CBB Betting Total: 152.5
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This Big Ten matchup features the Purdue Boilermakers and the Michigan State Spartans. The Spartans sit at the top of the Big Ten with a record of 4-0 and Purdue sits in 8th with a record of 2-1.
Michigan State defeated Purdue in their last meeting 68-65.
Purdue may have struggled recently, but enter this game on a three game winning streak. Their last game against conference rival Iowa resulted in a blowout win for the Boilermakers. They now have a huge opportunity to improve their tournament resume.
While Purdue averages about 78.9 points per game, they have arguably one of best guards in the country. Carsen Edwards is by far the leader for this Purdue team and averages 25.5 points per game. If Purdue is going to pull the upset, Edwards will absolutely need to have a clean game and shoot the ball well.
Purdue by no means have the best defense, but one area they excel at is limiting their opponents rebounds. Allowing only 26.4 rebounds per game puts them in 6th place in the country and will be the a huge key to taking down the Spartans.
Michigan State Spartans
The Spartans are on a roll right now, winning their last 8 games in a row. They just recently took down Ohio State by a score of 86-77. They are now hoping to keep pace with Michigan by improving their conference record to 5-0.
The Spartans are among the best when it comes to scoring offense. Averaging 87.1 points per game they sit just inside the top 10. They also shoot 50.9% from the field, which also puts them in the top 10. To make things worse for the Boilermakers, the Spartans shoot 40.4% from three an average 43.7 rebounds.
The Spartans defense is also playing amazing, allowing opponents to shoot just 37% from the field. If the Spartans can shut down Carsen Edwards, they will be in prime position to defend their home court.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Road team is 6-1-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
- PUR are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 Tue. games.
- Under is 9-4 in PUR last 13 road games.
Free Purdue Boilermakers vs. Michigan State Spartans NCAAB Prediction:
Michigan State wins this game by pulling away near the end of the game.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: UNDER 152.5
Purdue’s ability to limit the Spartans rebounding is the key to the total going under.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Purdue 70 – Michigan State 77
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