Wisconsin vs. Purdue Free Pick
No. 15 Purdue face a tough challenge at home as they host the surging Wisconsin Badgers today at 7:30PM ET. Can Purdue cover a small spread?
Purdue is 23-7 overall, 11-6 in the Big Ten, 16-1 at home and 14-11-1 against the spread. Wisconsin is 20-10 overall, 12-5 in the Big Ten, 6-4 on the road and 16-14 against the spread. Wisconsin has won four of the last five against Purdue, but the Boilermakers have covered the spread in three of the last four meetings in this series.
Wisconsin has been the strongest team in the Big Ten outside of Michigan State over the last month. The Badgers have won nine of their last 10 and covered in eight of its last 10. Wisconsin is 12-5 against the spread in Big Ten play and 7-3 ATS in road games. That should help today against Purdue, which is just 3-6-1 against the spread in its last 10. The Boilermakers also haven’t covered in three straight at home.
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