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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers: Don Best Odds & Insights for 1/2/2021

A game after he scored 30 points in a 69-60 win over Indiana, Ayo Dosunmu leads the No. 15 Illinois Fighting Illini (7-3) at home against the Purdue Boilermakers (7-4) as 7.5-point favorites. The matchup, which airs at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 2, 2021, airs on BTN. The matchup has an over/under set at 148 points.

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Betting Information

Illinois vs Purdue Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Illinois -7.5 -110 -110 148 -110 -110 -355 285

ATS Records for Illinois and Purdue

Illinois and Purdue Betting Information
ATS Record ATS Record Against 7.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Illinois 6-3 2-1 10-0
Purdue 6-5 0-1 11-0

Illinois Leaders

  • Dosunmu leads the Fighting Illini in scoring (24.1 points per game) and assisting (5.2 assists per game).
  • Illinois is led in rebounds by Kofi Cockburn's 9.9 per game.
  • Trent Frazier connects on 1.8 three-pointers per game, the top mark for the Fighting Illini.
  • Illinois' steals leader is Andre Curbelo, who collects 1.1 per game. Cockburn leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks an outing.

Purdue Leaders

  • Trevion Williams has the top Boilermakers spot in two categories: scoring (14.1 points per game) and rebounding (9.7 rebounds per game).
  • The Purdue leader in assists is Eric Hunter Jr. with 3.3 assists per game.
  • The Boilermakers are led by Sasha Stefanovic from beyond the arc -- he hits 2.8 shots from deep per game.
  • Hunter leads the Fighting Illini with 1.1 steals per game and Zach Edey is their top shot blocker with 0.8 blocks per game.

Illinois vs Purdue: Last 3 Meetings

The Fighting Illini have a 2-1 record in the last three games with the Boilermakers. The Fighting Illini have a 2-0 record against the spread in those contests with the Boilermakers.

Illinois vs Purdue (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2020 Purdue -6 127 -275 215 Regular Season 79-62 ILL
1/5/2020 Illinois -1.5 131.5 -124 101 Regular Season 63-37 ILL
2/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-56 PUR

Points Insights

  • The 87.3 points per game the Fighting Illini average are 19.9 more points than the Boilermakers allow (67.4).
  • When Illinois scores more than 67.4 points, it is 6-0 against the spread and 7-3 overall.
  • When Purdue gives up more than 87.3 points, it is 0-0 against the spread and 0-0 overall.
  • The Boilermakers' 72.8 points per game are only 2.7 more points than the 70.1 the Fighting Illini give up.
  • When it scores more than 70.1 points, Purdue is 5-0 against the spread and 5-1 overall.
  • Illinois' record is 2-3 overall and 1-3 against the spread when it gives up more than 72.8 points to its opponents.
  • The Fighting Illini have scored a total of 172 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 17.2 per game), and the Boilermakers have out-scored opponents by 60 points on the season (5.4 more per game).

Rebounding Insights

  • The Fighting Illini average 42.3 rebounds per game, outrebounding the Boilermakers by six boards per contest.
  • Illinois is 6-1 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. Purdue is 0-1 when they lose the rebounding battle.
  • The Fighting Illini and the Boilermakers are evenly matched on the offensive boards this season, with the teams averaging 11.1 and 10.4 offensive rebounds per game, respectively.
  • The Fighting Illini are 4-1 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. The Boilermakers are 2-1 when they trail in offensive rebounding.
  • Rebounding has been a pillar for both teams this year. Illinois records an average rebounding margin of +14.1 rebounds per game. Purdue averages a margin of +7.9 rebounds.
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