Purdue vs Wisconsin: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 2, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 2, 2021

The No. 23 Purdue Boilermakers (16-8) will try to continue a three-game win streak when they host the No. 25 Wisconsin Badgers (16-9) on Tuesday, March 2 at Mackey Arena as  favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The point total for the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Purdue Betting Information

  • Purdue is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-8-1.
  • The Boilermakers are 7-4 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • The Boilermakers and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 10 of 21 games this season (47.6%).
  • The Boilermakers beat Penn State 73-52 and covered the spread as 1.5-point underdogs, while going under the 139 point total in their last outing on Friday. Sasha Stefanovic scored a team-high 16 points in the victory.

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 24 15.8 9.0 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.0
Sasha Stefanovic 21 10.0 2.8 2.2 0.7 0.1 2.2
Eric Hunter Jr. 20 9.8 2.4 3.0 1.2 0.1 1.1
Jaden Ivey 19 9.3 3.6 1.9 0.8 0.6 0.8
Brandon Newman 24 8.9 3.5 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.5

Wisconsin Betting Information

  • Wisconsin has typically come up short ATS this season, with an 11-13 record.
  • For the 20th time this season, the Badgers are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 10-9 against the spread.
  • The Badgers and their opponents have often been held under this season, only claiming the over in 45.8% (11) of their 24 games played.
  • The Badgers fell to Illinois 74-69 and didn’t cover the spread as 4.5-point favorites, while going over the 135.5 point total on Saturday in their most recent contest. D’Mitrik Trice totaled a team-high 29 points in the loss.

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

Wisconsin Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
D’Mitrik Trice 25 14.1 3.5 3.9 1.0 0.0 2.0
Micah Potter 25 12.5 6.2 1.3 0.6 0.6 1.2
Brad Davison 25 8.8 3.5 2.1 1.2 0.0 1.8
Nate Reuvers 25 8.6 3.4 0.6 0.3 1.2 0.6
Aleem Ford 25 8.6 4.2 1.2 0.7 0.6 1.4

Total Facts

  • Purdue and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday’s 129.5 total in 15 out of 24 games (62.5%) this year.
  • In 64% of Wisconsin’s games this season (16 of 25), the total points scored was greater than Tuesday’s 129.5-point over/under.
  • The Boilermakers average 70.9 points per game against the Badgers’ 69.8, totaling 11.2 points over the contest’s total of 129.5.
  • This matchup’s total is 0.6 fewer points than the 128.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Boilermakers have seen a 136.6 over/under in their games this season, 7.1 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Badgers games have a total points bet of 133 points this season, 3.5 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/18/2020 Wisconsin Wisconsin -4 121 -189 +152 Regular Season 69-65 WISC
1/24/2020 Purdue Purdue -4 116.5 -197 +156 Regular Season 70-51 PURDUE
1/11/2019 N/A Wisconsin N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-80 PURDUE

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