Yale at Purdue: 3/18/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Purdue Boilermakers (27-7) vs Yale Bulldogs (19-11)
Game Info: Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm (Fiserv Forum)
Betting Odds: Purdue Boilermakers -15.5 -- Over/Under: 144 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Yale Bulldogs will play the Purdue Boilermakers in this college basketball matchup scheduled for Friday Afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Yale Bulldogs are coming off of a 2 point win against Princeton in their last time out. Azar Swain scored 23 points to lead the Bulldogs in the Ivy league Championship win. Bez Mbeng had 13 while Matt Knowling had 12 in the loss.
The Yale Bulldogs are led in scoring by Azar Swain who averages 19.2 points and 4.2 rebounds for this team. Jalen Gabbidon averages 11.6 points and 3.6 rebounds a game for this team. Matthue Cotton is the third leading scorer for the Bulldogs as he averages 7.3 points a game for this team.
The Bulldogs are averaging 72.3 points per game on 44.4% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 68.8 points per game. They are shooting 73.9% from the free throw line.
The Purdue Boilermakers are coming off of a 9 point loss against Iowa in their last time out. Jaden Ivey had 20 to lead the Boilermakers in the Big Ten Championship loss. Trevion Williams had 13 while Zach Edey had 12 in the loss for Purdue.
The Purdue Boilermakers are led in scoring by Jaden Ivey who averages 17.4 points and 4.9 rebounds for this team. Zach Edey averages 14.6 points and 7.8 rebounds a night. Trevion Williams is the third leading scorer for the Boilermakers as he averages 11.7 points a game for this team.
The Boilermakers are averaging 79. points per game on 49.3% shooting from the field. They are allowing opponents to score 68.8 points per game. They are shooting 70.3% from the free throw line.
The Bulldogs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and are 20-7 ATS in their last 27 neutral site games. The Boilermakers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games and are 7-18-2 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The Boilermakers are also 6-18-2 ATS in their last 26 games as a favorite. I think Purdue can get the win but Yale should keep it respectable as Purdue has struggled to dominate.
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