The Volunteers and Boilermakers are set to face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN. The Boilermakers will host the game at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 133.5 points, and the Boilermakers are favored to win at home against the Volunteers.
TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS VS PURDUE BOILERMAKERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Purdue Boilermakers -3
This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE PURDUE BOILERMAKERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-66 in favor of the Boilermakers.
- Not only will Purdue pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 133.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will the Volunteers Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?
Tennessee comes into today’s game against Purdue with a perfect 4-0 record. Out of their four games, two were played on the road and two were played at home. As of today, Tennessee holds a 3-1 ATS record. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, Tennessee has gone 5-5 vs. the spread.
Tennessee’s games have, on average, featured 136 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 138.1 points so far. When analyzing the Volunteers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 74 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
Coming off their recent game, the Tennessee offense tallied 73 points in a matchup against Syracuse. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40%, and they made 5 threes. Leading Tennessee in scoring vs. Syracuse was Dalton Knecht with his 17 points. Josiah-Jordan James also added 15 points for the Volunteers.
At this time, the Volunteers’ defense is positioned 11th in the country, permitting 57.2 points per game. Tennessee’s three-point defense is currently 38th in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 35.3% of their shots vs. Tennessee.
Are Purdue Ready for a Home Win?
Purdue is set to play their fifth game of the season, with an undefeated record of 4-0. So far, Purdue has played one game on the road and three games at home. As Purdue faces Tennessee, their ATS record stands at 2-1. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, Purdue has gone 3-6-1 vs. the spread.
After four games, Purdue has an over/under record of 2-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 144.2 points per game so far. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 89 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Purdue offense ended with 73 points against Gonzaga. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.7% and made 4 threes. Zach Edey is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 20.7 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Braden Smith brings a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.
At this time, the Boilermakers’ defense is positioned 20th in the country, permitting 59.0 points per game. Against Gonzaga, the Boilermakers’ defense gave up 63 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Gonzaga only made 5 free-throws.