Illinois vs Purdue: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 2, 2021

Ayo Dosunmu leads the No. 15 Illinois Fighting Illini (7-3) into a matchup against the Purdue Boilermakers (7-4) after putting up 30 points in a 69-60 win over Indiana. The Boilermakers are underdogs in the game on Saturday, January 2, 2021, which tips off at 6:00 PM ET on BTN. The over/under is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 2, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Illinois Betting Information

  • The Fighting Illini have compiled a 6-3 record against the spread this season.
  • The Fighting Illini have a winning record against the spread when favored by 8.5 points or more, going 3-1 this season.
  • In 77.8% of their games this season (7/9), the Fighting Illini and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Fighting Illini defeated the Hoosiers 69-60 and covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites, while going under the 148 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Dosunmu put up a team-high 30 points in the victory.

Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ayo Dosunmu 10 24.1 7.2 5.2 0.9 0.3 1.6
Kofi Cockburn 10 17.2 9.9 0.2 0.2 1.2 0.0
Andre Curbelo 10 9.9 3.6 4.4 1.1 0.1 0.3
Trent Frazier 10 9.0 3.3 2.7 0.9 0.1 1.8
Adam Miller 10 8.8 1.7 0.9 0.7 0.0 1.6
Claim Your $520 At DraftKings DFS
1
$520
Total Bonus Offer
$20 Free Play On First Deposit
Plus 20% deposit match up to $500
#1 in Daily Fantasy Sports
To Claim: Click Play Now

Purdue Betting Information

  • Purdue holds a losing record ATS this season, covering three times and failing to cover five times.
  • For the third time this season, the Boilermakers are at least an 8.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-1 against the spread.
  • Three of the Boilermakers eight games (37.5%) this season have failed to go over the point total.

Purdue Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevion Williams 11 14.1 9.7 2.5 0.5 0.6 0.0
Eric Hunter Jr. 7 12.3 1.9 3.3 1.1 0.0 1.6
Sasha Stefanovic 11 11.5 3.1 3.0 0.5 0.1 2.8
Brandon Newman 11 9.5 3.5 2.2 0.9 0.2 1.7
Zach Edey 11 9.3 4.1 0.3 0.2 0.8 0.0
Claim Your $520 At DraftKings DFS
1
$520
Total Bonus Offer
$20 Free Play On First Deposit
Plus 20% deposit match up to $500
#1 in Daily Fantasy Sports
To Claim: Click Play Now

Total Facts

  • Illinois’ games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (149.5 points) in 70% of opportunities (seven out of 10 matchups).
  • In 27.3% of Purdue’s games this season (3 of 11), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 149.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the game of 149.5 is 10.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Fighting Illini (87.3 points per game) and the Boilermakers (72.8 points per game).
  • The 137.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 12.0 fewer than the 149.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Fighting Illini have seen a 157.4 over/under in their games this season, 7.9 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 9.3 points more than the average over/under in Boilermakers games this season (140.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2020 Purdue Purdue -6 127 -275 215 Regular Season 79-62 ILL
1/5/2020 Illinois Illinois -1.5 131.5 -124 101 Regular Season 63-37 ILL
2/27/2019 N/A Purdue N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-56 PURDUE

Powered By Data Skrive using data from

Staff Avatar
Written by
Staff

View all posts by Staff