Kickoff for this matchup between the Indiana Hoosiers and Purdue Boilermakers is set for 12:00 PM ET. The game will be played in West Lafayette, IN at Ross-Ade Stadium with BTN carrying television coverage. The Boilermakers are set as 2.5 point favorites at home in this Big Ten showdown. Can they pull off a home win and cover the spread?
INDIANA HOOSIERS VS PURDUE BOILERMAKERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Hoosiers +2.5
This game will be played at Ross-Ade Stadium at 12:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA HOOSIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 26-24 in favor of Purdue.
- Even though we have Purdue winning straight-up, we like Indiana at +2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 49.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 50 points.
Will the Hoosiers Find a Way to Win in West Lafayette?
So far, the Indiana Hoosiers are 3-8, including going 0-4 on the road and 1-3 at home.
Indiana’s average scoring differential for the season is -8.1 leading to an ATS mark of 4-4. The Hoosiers have been favored one time and the underdog in seven game
So far in this season, Indiana has posted an over/under record of 4-4. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 50.8 points, with the typical over/under line set at 47 points.
The Hoosiers’ offense is gearing up to take on Purdue, with an average of 120.5 rushing yards per game and an 3 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 103rd place for rushing yards and 83rd place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 211.1 yards per contest. Indiana’s overall scoring average is at 21.4 points per game, placing them 83rd rank nationally.
The Hoosiers’ defense has given up 154.6 rushing yards per game this season, which is 123rd. Opponents are recording an average of 231.5 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks come in with a passer rating of 86.8 when playing against Indiana. In terms of points allowed, they currently sit 32nd in NCAA rankings.
Pressure Builds for Purdue as Home Favorites
So far, the Purdue Boilermakers are 3-8, including going 1-4 on the road and 2-4 at home.
So far, Purdue has been favored one time and the underdog in seven games. This has led to an ATS record of 4-7 and an average scoring differential of -7.5.
Purdue has put together an over/under record of 6-5 throughout this season. The average combined score in their games has been 53.3 points, and the standard over/under line has stood at 49 points.
In the rushing game, the Boilermakers are currently 36th in college football with 414 attempts per game. This has resulted in an average of 168.2 rushing yards per game, putting them 54th nationally. Their passing game has averaged 32.5 passes and 205.4 yards per game. When it comes to scoring, they are 75th, averaging 22.9 points per game.
The Boilermakers defense will take the field with 33 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 30.4 points per game (128th). Against the pass, the team is 136th in the NCAA, allowing 242.9 passing yards per game. Additionally, Purdue’s run defense has 142.4 rushing yards per contest.