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Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/17/2022 Betting Analysis, Spread and Preview

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Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01-17-2022 Betting Analysis Spread and Preview

Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/17/2022 – It’s time for an anticipated Big 10 clash to get underway as the Purdue Boilermakers take on the Illinois Fighting Illini from State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois. The Boilermakers are sixth in the Big 10 play and they enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Fighting Illini are at the top of the table and they are riding a hot six-game winning streak. Illinois is currently the only team that won all their conference games. The big 10 basketball betting picks have turned towards Illinois to extend their success and win this game.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/17/2022

When:Monday, January 17, 12:00 PM ET
Where:State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois
TV:FOX
Stream:Sofascore
Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 01/17/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Purdue Boilermakers+1.5 (-110)152.5 o (-110)+105
Illinois Fighting Illini-1.5 (-110)152.5 u (-110)-125
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Purdue Boilermakers

The Purdue Boilermakers are 3-2 in their conference play and are holding a neat 14-2 overall record. Purdue is one of those top teams but the competition in the Big 10 has always been tough. The Boilermakers smashed the Nebraska Cornhuskers in their last game with a final score of 92-65. Purdue’s top scorer is Jaden Ivey with 16.2 points per game. Trevion Williams is the leading rebounder with 8.6 rebounds while Sasha Stefanovic has taken the lead with 3.9 assists. As a whole team, the Boilermakers are scoring 85.6 points per game.

Players to watch: J. Ivey G (GP 16, MIN 28.4, PTS 16.3, REB 5, AST 3.1, STL 1.3, BLK 0.5, TO 2.2, FG% 50, FT% 72.5, 3P% 43.6), Z. Edey C (GP 16, MIN 17.3, PTS 15.4, REB 7.5, AST 1.2, STL 0.3, BLK 1.3, TO 1.9, FG% 71.3, FT% 67.5, 3P% 0), T. Williams F (GP 16, MIN 20.6, PTS 13.3, REB 8.6, AST 3, STL 1, BLK 0.8, TO 1.9, FG% 61, FT% 59.3, 3P% 42.9).

Illinois Fighting Illini

The Illinois Fighting Illini are holding a 6-0 conference record and are 13-3 with their overall play. The Fighting Illini is ahead of Wisconsin and they turned out to be one of the best teams in the Big 10. Illinois defeated Michigan in their last game with a final score of 68-53. Kofi Cockburn is the leader in scoring with 21.9 points per game. When it comes to passing the ball, Trent Frazier has taken the lead with 3.4 assists. Cockburn is also the leader in rebounds with 4.3 boards per game. Illinois is averaging 79.7 points per game with their offense.

Players to watch: K. Cockburn C (GP 13, MIN 29.9, PTS 21.9, REB 12.3, AST 1.1, STL 0.8, BLK 1.1, TO 2.2, FG% 60.2, FT% 66.3, 3P% 0), A. Plummer G (GP 16, MIN 29.6, PTS 15.9, REB 2.4, AST 1.1, STL 0.3, BLK 0, TO 1.9, FG% 46, FT% 97.9, 3P% 40), T. Frazier G (GP 14, MIN 32.9, PTS 13.2, REB 3.2, AST 3.4, STL 1.5, BLK 0.1, TO 2, FG% 41.7, FT% 85.7, 3P% 37.6).

Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Predictions

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Purdue Boilermakers

Purdue are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue’s last 5 games.
Boilermakers are 14-2 SU in their last 16 games.
Purdue are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Illinois.
Purdue are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against Illinois.

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Illinois’ last 12 games.
Fighting Illini are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Illinois are 13-1 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Illinois are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Purdue.

Purdue Boilermakers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Picks

Summary: The Fighting Illini has been unstoppable in the last six games and they are all set to win this game and cover the spread. Illinois has the best basketball predictions on their side to build on their winning streak.

Moneyline: +105 is the ML for Purdue and -126 is the ML for Illinois.

ATS: A spread of +1.5 (-110) is set for Purdue and a spread of -1.5 (-110) is set for Illinois.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 152.5 (-110) for Purdue and the same to go under for Illinois.

Score Prediction: 81-76, Fighting Illini wins.