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    The Illinois Fighting Illini (20-10, 11-8 Big Ten) are underdogs (by 8 points) to stop a four-game road losing streak when they visit the No. 5 Purdue Boilermakers (25-5, 14-5 Big Ten) on Sunday, March 5, 2023 at 12:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 139.5.

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    • Game Day: Sunday, March 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
    • Arena: Mackey Arena

    Betting Lines for Boilermakers vs. Fighting Illini

    Purdue vs Illinois Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Purdue -8 139.5

    Purdue Betting Stats & Information

    • Purdue is 20-3 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 87%).
    • In games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -360 or shorter, the Boilermakers have a record of 15-1 (93.8% winning percentage).
    • The Boilermakers are 12-17-1 against the spread this season.
    • Purdue’s average point total in outings this season is 135.3, 4.2 points below the total in this game.

    Illinois Betting Stats & Info

    • Illinois has won two of the five games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Fighting Illini have entered three games this season as the underdog by +285 or more and won each of those games.
    • So far this season, the Fighting Illini have compiled a 17-13-0 record against the spread.
    • The average point total for Illinois this season is 1.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Purdue vs. Illinois Season Stat Comparison

    Purdue Rank Purdue AVG Illinois AVG Illinois Rank
    145th 73.1 Points Scored 74.7 112th
    18th 62.2 Points Allowed 66.3 70th
    8th 36.7 Rebounds 35.9 16th
    18th 11 Off. Rebounds 10.2 44th
    235th 6.9 3pt Made 7.7 139th
    41st 15.3 Assists 12.4 235th
    50th 10.6 Turnovers 12.5 238th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Purdue Boilermakers Leaders

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Boilermakers is Zach Edey, who averages 22.1 points and 13.1 rebounds per game.
    • Braden Smith is Purdue’s best passer, distributing 4.2 assists per game while scoring 9.8 PPG.
    • Fletcher Loyer makes more threes per game than any other member of the Boilermakers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.8 per contest.

    Illinois Fighting Illini Leaders

    • Coleman Hawkins leads the Fighting Illini in both rebounds and assists with 6.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.
    • Terrence Shannon Jr. scores 17.2 points per game, putting him at the top of the Illinois scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 4.9 rebounds and tacks on 2.9 assists per game.
    • Matthew Mayer is the top shooter from distance for the Fighting Illini, hitting 2.2 threes per game.

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