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Purdue at Penn State 1/8/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Purdue Boilermakers Odds & Info

Game Penn State Nittany Lions vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date & Time Saturday January 8, 2022, 12:00 PM (EST)
Location
Bryce Jordan Center University Park, PA
Latest odds
PUR -8 ; O/U 138.5
TV Channel
BTN

The Purdue Boilermakers visit Bryce Jordan Center in University Park, Pennsylvania on Saturday for a Big Ten clash with the Penn State Nittany Lions. Purdue dropped to 12-2 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten following its 74-69 loss to the Wisconsin Badgers. Zach Edey was the leading scorer for Purdue with 24 points but the Boilermakers shot only 41.1% overall and committed 12 turnovers to only seven by Wisconsin.

Jaden Ivey is the leading scorer for Purdue with an average of 16.5 points per game, while Trevion Williams is the leading rebounder with an average of 8.8 rebounds per game and Sasha Stefanovic is the leader in assists with an average of 3.9 assists per game. Purdue has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and the Boilermakers are scoring an average of 85.9 points per game.

 Penn State improved to 7-5 overall and 2-2 in the Big Ten following its 74-70 victory over the Northwestern Wildcats on Wednesday. Seth Lundy was the leading scorer for Penn State with 23 points and sank a 3-pointer with 35 seconds left to play that gave the Nittany Lions a lead they would not relinquish. Penn State has won three of its last four.

Seth Lundy is leading Penn State in scoring with an average of 14.8 points per game while Jalen Pickett is the second-leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 12.7 points and 4.2 assists per game. John Harrar is the leading rebounder with an average of 10.5 rebounds per game. Penn State has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team the Nittany Lions are scoring an average of 67.3 points per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Purdue is 1-6 ATS in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Boilermakers last  5
  • Penn State is 5-3 ATS in its last 8
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Nittany Lions last 5

Free NCAAB Pick:

Purdue Boilermakers -8

Purdue is coming off a disappointing loss to Wisconsin but will bounce back on the road Saturday with a victory over Penn State. The Boilermakers are holding opponents to an average of 66.5 points per game while scoring an average of 85.9 points per game. Penn State has a solid defense but the Nittany Lions are having problems scoring at a rate of just 67.3 points per game. Final Score Prediction, Purdue Boilermakers win and cover ATS 77-65.

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