Purdue vs Illinois Basketball Odds

The Boilermakers will play the Fighting Illini on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Purdue and Illinois are set to hit the hardwood on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Purdue currently has a 100.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Illinois is 99.33.
  • Away Purdue - Purdue starts this game with a 6-3 record as an away team, ranking them 1st in the Big Ten Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Illinois - Illinois meets Purdue boasting a 15-2 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the Big Ten Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Purdue currently ranks 1st (0.833) in the Big Ten Conference, with Illinois now standing 2nd (0.722) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big Ten Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Purdue has a 0.897 overall win percentage, with Illinois matching up with a 0.759 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Purdue currently possesses 26-3 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Illinois has tallied a 22-7 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Hocus pocus! Big game! Purdue (26-3) faces Illinois (22-7) on Tuesday.

Purdue (15-3) and Illinois (13-5) battle for conference tournament seeds. Both teams hot!

Review the tables below for the best point spread, total, and moneylines. Bet legally!

Purdue on a 3-game win streak. Illinois also on a 3-game win streak.

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We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below. May the best team win!

Best Boilermakers at Fighting Illini Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Purdue
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois has a -2.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Purdue has a +2.5 -109 point spread at BetRivers VA. Purdue is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 164.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 165 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Purdue
Favorite

Illinois
Illinois is the -135 moneyline favorite. Risk $135 to win $100 on Illinois at BetMGM. Purdue is the +120 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $120 on Purdue. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Purdue vs Illinois College Basketball game on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024?

Illinois is a -2.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Purdue is a +2.5 -109 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Purdue vs Illinois College Basketball game on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024?

The best over line is 164.5 -115 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 165 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Purdue vs Illinois College Basketball game on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024?

Illinois is a -135 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Purdue is a +120 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Purdue
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3/05/24 7:00pm EST
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Underdog Purdue - Purdue bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A +2.5 Purdue underdog bet wins if they lose by 2 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 3 or more.

Favorite Illinois - Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A -2.5 Illinois favorite bet wins if they win by 3 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 2 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Purdue at Illinois Prop Bets

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Purdue
Illinois
Tie
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Purdue
Team Total Points
PUR at ILL
3/05/24 7:00pm EST
81.5 o -10781.5 u -120Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Purdue, Illinois
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
#2 Purdue34-50.87216-07-317-3-0.850L1
#6 Illinois29-90.76315-36-514-6+30.700L1

Purdue & Illinois Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Purdue Championship Odds
2024-25 Purdue NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Illinois Championship Odds
2024-25 Illinois NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Purdue & Illinois Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Purdue vs Illinois College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Purdue vs Illinois Game.

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