Purdue vs. Vanderbilt - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vanderbilt Commodores (7-3) at Purdue Boilermakers (11-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Mackey Arena)
The Line: Purdue Boilermakers -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Purdue Boilermakers and the Vanderbilt Commodores face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-1 this season and they are coming off of their first loss losing to Butler on Saturday. Purdue is averaging 82.1 points per game and they are shooting 47.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 58.9 points and their opponents are shooting 33.9 percent. Isaac Haas leads the Boilermakers averaging 12.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. A.J. Hammons is averaging 12.5 points and 8.0 rebounds, Caleb Swanigan is averaging 11.2 points and 9.3 rebounds, and Raphael Davis is averaging 10.4 points. Purdue is looking like a solid NCAA Tournament team.
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The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-3 this season and are coming off of a win that ended a two-game losing skid. Vanderbilt is averaging 81.4 points and they are shooting 48.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.3 points and their opponents are shooting 35.6 percent. Wade Baldwin IV leads Vandy averaging 14.8 points. Damian Jones is averaging 13.2 points and 6.9 rebounds, Luke Kornet is averaging 9.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Riley LaChance is averaging 9.0 points. Vanderbilt has lost three of their last five games.
Purdue is 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games, 6-2-1 against the spread against the SEC, and 21-8 against the spread in their last 29 games. Vanderbilt is 8-1 against the spread in their last nine road games, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 10-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This should be a good game and it is simply too many points to pass up.