Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/09/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds
Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/09/2021 – Big 10 Conference play is all set to get underway as the Purdue Boilermakers take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights from Jersey Mike’s Arena in Piscataway, New Jersey. The undefeated Boilermakers are second in the Big 10 Conference play and they enter this game riding an eight-game winning streak. Rutgers will need to pick up the pace as they remain at the 12th position. The Knights will enter this game with a losing record and the basketball betting odds have moved towards the Boilermakers.
Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 12/09/2021
|When:||Thursday, December 9, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Jersey Mike’s Arena, Piscataway, New Jersey|
|Purdue Boilermakers||-11.5 (-110)||139 o (-110)||-750|
|Rutgers Scarlet Knights||+11.5 (-110)||139 u (-110)||+525|
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⏰: 7 PM
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The Boilermakers are 1-0 in their conference play and are 8-0 with their overall record. Purdue is the only undefeated team in the Big 10. In their last game, they tossed in 77 points and restricted the Iowa Hawkeyes to 70. From the offensive end, they are reaching 90.5 points per game and are holding the fifth rank in the nation. Purdue’s defense is restricting opponents to only 65 points. The Boilermakers are shooting at 50 percent with their field goal attempts and are reaching 40 percent from the three-point radar.
Players to watch: J. Ivey G (GP 8, MIN 27.5, PTS 15.9, REB 5.8, AST 3.6, STL 1.5, BLK 0.4, TO 2.1, FG% 52.3, FT% 72.4, 3P% 40), Z. Edey C (GP 8, MIN 18.5, PTS 15.5, REB 7.1, AST 0.9, STL 0.5, BLK 1.4, TO 2, FG% 72.3, FT% 81.1, 3P% 0), T. Williams F (GP 8, MIN 19.3, PTS 12.4, REB 8.8, AST 2.5, STL 1.3, BLK 0.6, TO 2.6, FG% 59.1, FT% 59.4, 3P% 50).
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights seem to be having a bit of a struggle with a 4-4 record on the season. The Knights are 0-1 with their conference play. Rutgers dropped their last game against the Illinois Fighting Illini with an 86-51 final score. The Knights have a weak offense that is averaging only 65.9 points per game. Surprisingly, their defense is restricting opponents to the same number. Ron Harper is the leader in scoring with an average of 14.8 points and 8.4 boards per game. The Knights are shooting at 39 percent from the field and 27 percent from the three-point range.
Players to watch: R. Harper Jr. F (GP 8, MIN 33, PTS 14.8, REB 8.4, AST 2.4, STL 1.1, BLK 0.5, TO 1.9, FG% 39.8, FT% 67.6, 3P% 35.7), C. Omoruyi C (GP 8, MIN 25.8, PTS 11.5, REB 7.3, AST 0.4, STL 0.4, BLK 0.6, TO 1, FG% 60.3, FT% 64, 3P% 0), G. Baker G (GP 5, MIN 33.2, PTS 11.2, REB 1.4, AST 4, STL 0.8, BLK 0, TO 1.8, FG% 40, FT% 77.8, 3P% 34.6).
Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Predictions
Purdue are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Purdue’s last 10 games.
Boilermakers are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
Purdue are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Rutgers.
Purdue are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against Rutgers.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rutgers’ last 6 games.
Rutgers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rutgers’ last 6 games against Purdue.
Rutgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Purdue Boilermakers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Picks
Summary: Rutgers is no match for the Boilermakers with their weak offensive and defensive gameplay. Back Purdue to secure an easy win and cover the spread with the latest basketball betting trends on their side.
Moneyline: The ML for the Boilermakers is -750 and the ML for the Knights is +525.
ATS: An ATS of -11.5 (-110) is set for Purdue and an ATS of +1.5 (-110) is set for the Knights.
Totals: The total will go over 139 (-110) for Purdue and the same will go under for Rutgers.
Score Prediction: 84-65, Boilermakers win.