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    The No. 2 seed Tennessee Volunteers (27-8) are 3-point underdogs in their NCAA Tournament Elite Eight matchup with the No. 1 seed Purdue Boilermakers (32-4) on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena, airing on CBS beginning at 2:20 PM, with the winner advancing to the Final Four from the Midwest Region bracket.

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    How do I watch Boilermakers vs. Volunteers?

    • Game Day: Sunday, March 31, 2024
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

    Betting Lines for Boilermakers vs. Volunteers

    Purdue vs Tennessee Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Purdue -3 147.5

    Purdue Betting Stats & Information

    • Purdue has put together a 26-4 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 86.7% of those games).
    • The Boilermakers have a record of 23-4 when they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -168 or shorter (85.2% win percentage).
    • The Boilermakers are 20-15-1 against the spread this season.
    • In games this season they were favored by 3 points or more, the Boilermakers have a 17-15-1 record against the spread.
    • Purdue’s average total in matchups this year has been 153.2, 5.7 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

    Tennessee Betting Stats & Info

    • Tennessee has won two of the five games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Volunteers have played as an underdog of +140 or more once this season and won that game.
    • So far this season, the Volunteers have put together an 18-15-2 record against the spread.
    • When they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, the Volunteers are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Tennessee this year is 1.1 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

    Purdue vs. Tennessee Season Stat Comparison

    Purdue Rank Purdue AVG Tennessee AVG Tennessee Rank
    152nd 72.7 Points Scored 70.8 195th
    21st 62.7 Points Allowed 57.9 3rd
    20th 38.7 Rebounds 38.4 25th
    16th 11 Off. Rebounds 11.4 11th
    237th 6.8 3pt Made 7.7 134th
    29th 15.5 Assists 16.7 9th
    51st 10.6 Turnovers 11.2 113th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Purdue Boilermakers Leaders

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Boilermakers is Zach Edey, who puts up 24.6 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.
    • Purdue’s best passer is Braden Smith, who averages 7.5 assists per game to go with his 12.3 PPG scoring average.
    • Lance Jones makes more threes per game than any other member of the Boilermakers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.1 per contest.

    Tennessee Volunteers Leaders

    • Dalton Knecht racks up 21.2 points per game to be the top scorer for the Volunteers.
    • The Tennessee leaders in rebounding and assists are Jonas Aidoo with 7.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 11.7 points and 0.9 assists per game) and Zakai Zeigler with six assists per game (he also tacks on 11.9 points and 2.8 rebounds per game).
    • Knecht is the top scorer from deep for the Volunteers, hitting 2.5 threes per game.

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