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Minnesota vs Purdue Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 1/19/23

Purdue Boilermakers (17-1) vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-9)
January 19, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Minnesota Golden Gophers +13.5 / Purdue Boilermakers -13.5; Over/Under: +134.5
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The Purdue Boilermakers and Minnesota Golden Gophers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Williams Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Purdue Boilermakers Preview

The Purdue Boilermakers are averaging 75.1 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 61.2 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Zach Edey is averaging 21.9 points and 13.4 rebounds, while Fletcher Loyer is averaging 13.4 points and 1.5 rebounds. Braden Smith is dishing 4.1 assists and Brandon Newman is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Purdue Boilermakers are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Purdue Boilermakers are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are averaging 64.4 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Dawson Garcia is averaging 15.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, while Jamison Battle is averaging 12.9 points and 3.8 rebounds. Ta’lon Cooper is the third double-digit scorer and Pharrel Payne is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 59.3 percent from the free throw line. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.2 rebounds per game.


The Boilermakers are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Golden Gophers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall. The under is 7-2 in Boilermakers last 9 overall. The under is 5-2 in Golden Gophers last 7 overall. The favorite is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

It’s a down year for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and that includes being at home where they’re usually a tough out. The Purdue Boilermakers should have a field day in this spot, as they’ve proven they can win on the road, and they win in the favorite role by an average of 14.1 points. Minnesota and that struggling offense have its work cut out for it in this matchup.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Purdue Boilermakers -13.5

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Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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