Purdue vs. Michigan Prediction
Will Purdue pull off the small upset this afternoon when it takes on Michigan at 4:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Boilermakers are now 1-point road underdogs versus the Wolverines after this matchup opened as a pick'em. As for the total, the number hit the board at 140 and that's where it currently sits.
Purdue enters play 23-5 on the year and 9-1 over its last 10 games. The Boilermakers are also 16-8 against the spread this season, covering in seven of their last 10 games with one push. That said, they're just 2-5 at the betting window on the road this season.
Michigan is 18-10 on the year, including 14-3 at home and 6-4 over its last 10 games. The Wolverines have not been great at the window, going 10-15 against the spread this season, including 6-8 ATS at home. That said, they have covered in six of their last 10 games overall.
OUR PREDICTION: The Boilermakers have been a great bet in this series, going 7-1-1 against the spread in their last nine games versus the Wolverines, including 3-1-1 ATS in their last five trips to Ann Arbor. Purdue is also 4-1-1 against the spread in its last six games overall and is 15-5-2 at the betting window in its last 22 conference games. The Wolverines, meanwhile, are 6-13 against the spread in their last 19 games versus an opponent with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: PURDUE BOILERMAKERS +1