Purdue vs Michigan State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 16, 2021

The Michigan State Spartans are  underdogs as they look to stop a three-game road slide when they visit the Purdue Boilermakers on Tuesday, February 16 at Mackey Arena. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 16, 2021, 2:18 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Purdue Betting Information

  • The Boilermakers have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 9-8-1.
  • The Boilermakers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 5.5 points, going 2-3 this season.
  • Purdue and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 9 of 18 games this season (50%).
  • In their last game, the Boilermakers got a team-high 24 points from Trevion Williams in a 71-68 loss to Minnesota on Thursday. They failed to covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 139 points to fall short of the 140.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Purdue Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trevion Williams 21 15.8 9.6 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.0
Sasha Stefanovic 18 10.1 2.9 2.3 0.6 0.1 2.3
Eric Hunter Jr. 17 9.7 2.6 3.2 1.2 0.1 1.0
Brandon Newman 21 9.5 3.4 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.6
Jaden Ivey 16 8.5 3.2 1.9 0.5 0.3 0.6

Michigan State Betting Information

  • The Spartans hold a losing record ATS this season, covering three times and failing to cover 12 times.
  • The Spartans only hold a 1-7 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 5.5-point underdog.
  • 40% of Michigan State’s 15 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Spartans fell 88-58 to Iowa in their last game on Saturday. Gabe Brown scored a team-high 15 points in the loss. They didn’t cover the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 152 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Michigan State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Aaron Henry 18 14.3 5.6 3.5 1.3 1.3 0.9
Joey Hauser 18 10.4 6.8 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.3
Joshua Langford 17 9.6 2.4 1.6 0.4 0.2 1.6
Rocket Watts 18 8.1 1.6 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.9
Gabe Brown 15 7.4 2.0 0.5 0.6 0.5 1.4

Total Facts

  • Purdue and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday’s 136.5 total in 12 out of 21 games (57.1%) this season.
  • In 72.2% of Michigan State’s games this season (13 of 18), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday’s 136.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the game of 136.5 is 4.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Boilermakers (70.4 points per game) and the Spartans (70.7 points per game).
  • The 138.3 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 1.8 more than the 136.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Boilermakers have seen a 137.1 average over/under in their games this season, 0.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.8 points separates the average total points bet in Spartans games (142.3 points) and this game’s over/under (136.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/8/2021 Michigan State Michigan State -6 140 -265 +213 Regular Season 55-54 PURDUE
1/12/2020 Michigan State Purdue -4.5 135.5 -203 +165 Regular Season 71-42 PURDUE
1/27/2019 N/A Purdue N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-63 PURDUE
1/8/2019 N/A Michigan State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-59 MICHST

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