Looking to win big? The Aggies and Boilermakers face off at 2:40 ET on CBS. The Boilermakers are hosting the game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. The odds for this non-conference game currently have Purdue as the -10.5 favorite, with the over/under line sitting at 148.5 points.

UTAH STATE AGGIES VS PURDUE BOILERMAKERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Utah State Aggies +10.5

This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse at 2:40 ET on Sunday, March 24th.

WHY BET THE UTAH STATE AGGIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Boilermakers.
  • Even though we have Purdue winning straight-up, we like Utah State at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Utah State Make it Happen on the Road?

The Utah State Aggies have a record of 27-6 and will be playing Purdue. All of their games this season have been on the road. Heading into today's game, Utah State has a 16-15-1 record against the spread. In their previous five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

In 33 games, Utah State comes in with an over/under mark of 20-12-0, with their games averaging 149.9 points per game. When assessing the Aggies' performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 3-0, with their games averaging 158 points per game.

Utah State is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 88 points versus TCU. This output is higher than their season-average of 79.8 points per game. Great Osobor is leading the team in scoring at 18 points per contest. Ian Martinez has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.1 going into the game.

On defense, Utah State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.8 points per game. Utah State's three-point defense is currently 51st in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.5% of their shots vs. Utah State.

Do the Boilermakers Have What it Takes at Home?

Purdue enters their game against Utah State with a 30-4 overall record. On the road, the Boilermakers have a 9-3 record, while they are 22-1 at home this season. As Purdue prepares to face Utah State, their against-the-spread (ATS) record stands at 17-16-2. When playing away from home, the Boilermakers have gone 6-5-1 vs. the spread, while their ATS record at home is 11-11-1.

After 34 games, Purdue has an over/under record of 21-13-1, with their games averaging a combined 152.1 points per game so far. When assessing the Boilermakers' performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-2, with their games averaging 135 points per game.

Compared to their season average of 83.4 points per game, Purdue struggled in their previous game. Against Grambling State, the Boilermakers scored 78 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.5%. Zach Edey led the team in scoring, putting up 30 points. Additionally, Trey Kaufman-Renn contributed 11 points for the Boilermakers.

Currently, the Boilermakers' defense holds the 104th rank in the nation, allowing 69.3 points per game. Purdue's three-point defense is currently 144th in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.7% of their shots vs. Purdue.