Purdue vs. Cincinnati Odds
LOUISVILLE, KY (TheSpread) – The AAC meets the Big Ten today at 7:10PM ET as No. 8 Cincinnati faces No. 9 Purdue in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on CBS.
Purdue is 21-12 overall, 3-3 on a neutral field and 20-10 against the spread. Cincinnati is 22-10 on the season, 1-2 on a neutral field and 15-13 against the spread. These two last met in 2004 with Cincinnati getting a 79-59 road win. Purdue is making its 27th NCAA Tournament appearance as an at-large out of the Big Ten. Cincinnati is in March Madness for the 29th time and is in as an at-large out of the AAC.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Purdue is favored in this contest, as the Boilermakers are getting odds of -2 points against Cincinnati today. The over/under total for this game has been set at 118.5 points. This game will be played from the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.
Purdue is coming off a 71-51 loss to Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament. The Boilermakers are just 2-3 in their last five and they have failed to cover the spread in three straight games. Purdue has also hit the under in three straight. Cincinnati is coming off a loss to Connecticut in the AAC Tournament, but that snapped a five-game win streak for the Bearcats. Cincinnati is also 5-1 against the spread in its last six while hitting the under in six of its last eight games.