The Michigan Wolverines will travel to West Lafayette to take on Big Ten rival Purdue. The game starts at 7pm on the Big Ten Network. Get college basketball odds at Bovada sportsbook.
This season, the Boilermakers are 14-15 overall and 12-16-1 ATS ATS, while the Wolverines are 24-5 and 14-13-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Purdue boasts a 14-15 on the OU, and Michigan is 15-13.
Last time out for Michigan, they were a 58-57 winner as they battled Michigan State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. Michigan got 21 points from Trey Burke en route to a 58-57 victory over Michigan State at home.
Purdue was a 69-56 winner in its last match on the road against Wisconsin. They covered the 14.5-point spread as underdogs. The Boilermakers grabbed a 69-56 win over the Badgers on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from D.J. Byrd at the Kohl Center.
I think Michigan wins the game outright, but is caught looking ahead a bit to their big weekend tilt with Indiana. Give me Purdue +6 at home but first read about a sports book review.