Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Purdue Prediction
Purdue hasn’t had much success making deep runs in the NCAA Tournament but that doesn’t mean the Boilermakers will have issues with 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson at 6:50 p.m. ET on Friday.
Will Purdue cover as a large favorite or is there better value elsewhere?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
777 Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (+22.5) vs. 778 Purdue Boilermakers (-22.5); o/u 145.5
6:50 p.m. ET, Friday, March 17, 2023
Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Purdue Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 57% of public bettors are currently backing Fairleigh Dickinson when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Purdue Boilermakers Notes
Zach Edey had 30 points (12-17 FG, 6-7 FT), 13 rebounds and one assist over 28 minutes during Sunday's 67-65 win over Penn State. Edey closes out the Big 10 tournament with a second straight thirty-point double-double. It will be interesting to see how he does in the national tournament, though his performance was seldom the issue during losses this season.
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Purdue CBB Betting Trends
Over is 3-0-1 in Knights last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600
Under is 5-2 in Knights last 7 overall
Over is 39-14-1 in Boilermakers last 54 neutral site games
Over is 9-4-1 in Boilermakers last 14 overall
Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Purdue CBB Prediction:
Failing to cover in five of their last six games overall, Purdue has been a poor bet of late. The Boilermakers are also just 7-16-3 against the spread in their last 26 games coming off an ATS loss, are 1-6 against the number in their last seven games following a win and are winless at the betting window in their last seven games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the Knights are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games overall and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games following a win of more than 20 points.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON KNIGHTS +22.5