Purdue at Minnesota: 2/2/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions

Purdue at Minnesota: 2/2/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions Photo by Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-7) vs Purdue Boilermakers (18-3)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Williams Arena)

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The Purdue Boilermakers and Minnesota Golden Gophers face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Williams Arena. When these two teams faced off in February of 201 it was Minnesota that won 71-68. 

Purdue comes into this game with an 18-3 record overall and they have gone 11-10 against the spread. In the last game against Ohio State, they gave up 48 points in the second half, but they were still able to hold on for the three point victory. Purdue is averaging 84.5 points while their defense is giving up 68.1 points Jaden Ivey has been the top player for Purdue averaging 16.8 points while shooting 48.5 percent from the field and 44.2 percent from behind the three point line. Zach Edey is averaging 15 points while shooting 70.8 percent from the field. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Minnesota Golden Gophers who sit with an 11-7 record and they have gone 9-8-1 against the spread. This is a team that has exceeded expectations and even most of the games they have lost they have been competitive. In the last game against Wisconsin they played well in the second half, but still fell short, losing by six points. Jamison Battle has been the top player for Minnesota averaging 17.6 points while shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 36.7 percent from behind the three point line. One big issue for this team all season has been with the rebounding, and they need to do a better job of that in this game. 

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Minnesota is 0-5 against the spread in their last five games following an against the spread win. Minnesota is 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight home games. The over is 5-1 in Minnesota’s last six games. The over is 5-1 in Minnesota’s last six games overall. The over is 4-0 in Minnesota’s last four games following an against the spread win. 

The Gophers lack of rebounding is an issue, and that is going to be the difference in this game as Purdue cruises to a victory. This is a game where Purdue could score 90 points, and they will cover the spread. Back Purdue against the spread.

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