Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Sweet 16 Odds, Trends, Pick

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Sweet 16 Odds, Trends, Pick

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting odds, trends, and picks for this Sweet 16, March Madness 2024 game. Place a bet on this college basketball game now at YouWager.lv.

Watch the Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament matchup between the No. 1 Purdue Boilermakers (31-4) and No. 5 Gonzaga Bulldogs (27-7) to determine which team will progress to the Midwest Region bracket championship on Friday at Little Caesars Arena, beginning at 7:39 PM ET and broadcast live on TBS/TruTV.

The Boilermakers are 4.5-point favorites against the Bulldogs. The match finished with 154 points.

Purdue has a 19-15-1 record against the spread this season, while Gonzaga is 17-16-0. This season, the Boilermakers have had 23 games that went over the point total, while the Bulldogs have had 16. The teams’ average points per game is 168.9, which is 14.9 more than the total for this encounter. Purdue is 4-6 against the spread and 8-2 overall in its last 10 games, while Gonzaga is 6-4 and 9-1 overall.

Here’s what you need to know about Friday’s NCAA basketball action.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Odds

Here are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting odds:

+4.5 +170 Over 154
-4.5 -200 Under 154

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Trends

Here are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting trends for moneyline, ATS and total:


  • Purdue has been the betting favorite 29 times this season. They have gone 25-4 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite of -201 or less, the Boilermakers are 22-4 (84.6%).
  • Purdue has a 66.8% chance of winning based on the moneyline for this matchup.
  • Gonzaga has won two of its four games this season as an underdog.
  • This season, the Bulldogs have gone 4-1 when oddsmakers set them as an underdog of +166 or more.
  • According to the moneyline, Gonzaga has a 37.6% chance of winning this game.

Against the Spread

  • Purdue has a 19-15-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Gonzaga has a 17-16-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Boilermakers score 15.1 more points per game (83.9) than the Bulldogs allow (68.8).
  • Purdue is 16-12-1 against the spread and 26-3 all-time when scoring more than 68.8 points.
  • Gonzaga is 13-14 against the spread and 23-5 overall when allowing less than 83.9 points.
  • The Bulldogs score 85 points per game, which is 15.5 higher than the Boilermakers’ 69.5 points allowed.
  • Gonzaga is 14-11 against the spread and 23-3 overall when scoring at least 69.5 points.
  • Purdue is 16-10-1 against the spread and 26-1 overall when they allow fewer than 85 points.
  • This season, 18 of Purdue’s games have exceeded the over/under of 154 points set on Friday.
  • This season, Gonzaga has played 16 games with a collective score of more than 154 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 154, which is 14.9 points lower than the combined points per game averages for Purdue (83.9) and Gonzaga (85.0).
  • This season, the two teams have surrendered 138.3 points per game to opponents, which is 15.7 fewer than the 154 points scored in this game.
  • This season, Purdue’s average over/under is 153.4 points, which is 0.6 points lower than the 154 points set for this game.
  • Gonzaga’s games had an average over/under of 153.9 points this season, which is 0.1 points lower than the over/under for this matchup.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Last 10 Games

  • Purdue is 4-6 against the spread and 8-2 overall over its last ten games.
  • The final score of the previous ten Boilermakers games has exceeded the set total six times.
  • Purdue and its opponents have combined to score an average of 146.8 points in their last ten games, 7.2 fewer than the 154 over/under in this contest.
  • Over the last ten games, the Boilermakers have scored 2.9 less points per game than their season-long average.
  • Gonzaga is 6-4 against the spread and 9-1 overall over its last ten games.
  • The Bulldogs have gone over the total in seven of their previous ten games.
  • In its last ten games, Gonzaga has averaged 150.8 combined points, which is 3.2 less than the over/under for this clash of 154.
  • The Bulldogs’ per-game scoring average over the last ten games is 85.3 points, which is 0.3 points better than their season average.

Purdue Boilermakers Insights

First, we have the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting insights for the Boilermakers.

Purdue outscores opponents by 14.4 points per game (scoring 83.9 per game to rank 11th in college basketball and allowing 69.5 per contest to rank 99th in college basketball), for a total scoring differential of +504.

Purdue ranks 10th in the country with 40.8 rebounds per game. This is 11.4 points higher than its opponents’ average of 29.4.

The Boilermakers average 8.4 three-pointers per game (80th in college basketball), 1.2 more than their opponents (7.2). They shoot 40.9% from beyond the arc (first in NCAA basketball) and allow opponents to shoot 31.4%.

Purdue is fourth in college basketball with 106.9 points per 100 possessions and 54th defensively with 88.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Offensively, the Boilermakers have performed stronger at home this season, averaging 89.6 points per game versus 77.1 on the road.

Gonzaga Bulldogs Insights

Now, we have the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting insights for the Bulldogs.

Gonzaga outscores opponents by 16.2 points per game, for a +551 scoring differential overall. It averages 85 points per game (sixth in NCAA basketball) and allows 68.8 per game (82nd).

Gonzaga wins the rebound battle with an average of 7.4 boards. It averages 39.1 rebounds per game (34th in college basketball), compared to its opponents’ 31.7.

Gonzaga averages 7 three-pointers per game (227th in college basketball), compared to its opponents’ 7.6. It shoots 36.2% from deep while its opponents shoot 33.3%.

Gonzaga’s offense is third in NCAA basketball, with 107.7 points per 100 possessions, while its defense ranks 33rd with 87.2 points per 100 possessions.

In 2023-24, the Bulldogs average 6.5 points more per game at home (90.9) than away (84.4).

Purdue Key Players to Watch

Zach Edey leads the Boilermakers in scoring and rebounding, averaging 24.5 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.

Braden Smith is Purdue’s top passer, giving up 7.3 assists per game and scoring 12.3 points.

Lance Jones makes more three-pointers than any other Boilermaker, averaging 2.1 per game.

Smith leads Purdue in thefts with 1.6 per game, while Edey leads the team in blocks with 2.3.

Gonzaga Key Players to Watch

Graham Ike leads the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding, averaging 16.4 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.

Ryan Nembhard leads Gonzaga’s assists with 6.9 per game. He averages 12.6 points and four rebounds per game.

Nolan Hickman leads the Bulldogs in three-pointers made, averaging 2.2 per game.

Anton Watson leads Gonzaga in thefts and blocks per game, with 1.5 and 0.7, respectively.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Picks

These are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting picks for this game:

  • Pick ATS: Gonzaga
  • Pick OU: Under

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