Purdue Vs Penn State: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 12, 2023

Written By Staff on March 12, 2023

The No. 5 Purdue Boilermakers (28-5, 15-5 Big Ten) will look to extend a four-game win streak when they host the Penn State Nittany Lions (22-12, 10-10 Big Ten) at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 12, 2023. The Nittany Lions have won five games in a row. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Boilermakers’ (-344 to win on the moneyline) matchup with the Nittany Lions (+269).

The betting trends in the following article use the latest odds as of March 12, 2023 at 1:39 PM ET.

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Purdue vs Penn State Betting Odds

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Purdue Offense Vs. Penn State Defense

Purdue Offense Stats (Rank) Penn State Defense
73.3 (136) Points/Gm 68.4 (124)
32.7 (248) Possessions/Game 39.8 (346)
46.2 (76) Field Goal % 43.1 (127)
33.1 (237) 3PT % 33.5 (148)
52.4 (100) Effective FG % 49.3 (121)
57.0 (61) True Shooting % 52.7 (97)

Penn State Offense Vs. Purdue Defense

Penn State Offense Stats (Rank) Purdue Defense
72.5 (159) Points/Gm 62.7 (22)
39.8 (18) Possessions/Game 32.7 (109)
46.6 (62) Field Goal % 41.6 (48)
39.1 (6) 3PT % 31.6 (56)
56.0 (11) Effective FG % 47.2 (40)
57.1 (57) True Shooting % 49.5 (10)

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Purdue Betting Insights

  • Purdue is 13-19-1 ATS this season.
  • The Boilermakers are 8-10 ATS this season when playing as at least 7.5-point favorites.
  • Purdue and its opponents have combined to go over the point total 15 out of 33 times this season.
  • The Boilermakers’ 33 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 134.5 points 19 times.
  • Purdue has an average total of 135.9 in its games this year, 1.4 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Penn State Betting Insights

  • Penn State is 20-14-0 ATS this year.
  • The Nittany Lions have been an underdog by 7.5 points or more three times this year, and covered the spread in two of those games.
  • In Penn State’s 34 chances this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 20 times.
  • The Nittany Lions have played 21 games this season that ended with a point total above 134.5 points.
  • The average over/under for Penn State’s outings this season is 141.0, 6.5 more points than this game’s total.

Purdue Key Players

  • Zach Edey leads the Boilermakers in scoring (22.1 points per game) and rebounding (12.8 rebounds per game).
  • Purdue’s assists leader is Braden Smith, who dishes out 4.2 per game.
  • The Boilermakers are led by Fletcher Loyer from long distance. He connects on 1.7 shots from deep per game.
  • Purdue’s steals leader is Smith, who averages 1.2 per game. Edey leads the team averaging 2.2 blocks a contest.

Penn State Key Players

  • Jalen Pickett leads the Nittany Lions in all things points, rebounds and assists, scoring 18.1 points, 7.4 grabbing rebounds and handing out 6.8 assists per game.
  • Andrew Funk is tops from three-point range for the Nittany Lions, hitting 3.0 treys per game.
  • Pickett tops Penn State in steals with 0.9 per game, and Seth Lundy leads the squad in blocks with 0.6 per game.
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