Big East College Basketball Predictions & Picks Today – April 8

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 8, 2024

The Monday postseason college basketball schedule includes one game featuring a Big East team in action. That matchup? The the Purdue Boilermakers taking on the UConn Huskies. Here are our recomendations for the best bets on action throughout the conference.

Scroll down to find the best spread, total, and moneyline bets in the Big East based on our computer projections and make your bets with DraftKings Sportsbook.

Spread Pick: Purdue (+7) vs UConn

The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (1.1 points) is considerably less than the 7-point edge DraftKings gives to UConn, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on Purdue to cover.

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ATS Record Favorite ATS Record Underdog ATS Record Home ATS Record Away ATS Record Conference ATS Record
Purdue 20-16-2 18-16-2 2-0-0 7-8-1 5-5-0 9-13-0
UConn 27-12-0 27-11-0 0-1-0 9-8-0 7-4-0 15-8-0

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Total Pick: Purdue vs UConn Over (143.5)

The model predicts a total 4.9 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

O-U-P Home O-U-P Away O-U-P Conference O-U-P
UConn 17-22-0 10-7-0 5-6-0 11-12-0
Purdue 22-15-1 12-4-0 4-5-1 13-8-1

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Moneyline Pick: UConn (-298) vs Purdue (+240)

Score Prediction: UConn 75, Purdue 74

ML Fave. Record ML Und. Record Home ML Fave. Record Home ML Und. Record Away ML Fave. Record Away ML Und. Record Conf. ML Fave. Record Conf. ML Und. Record
UConn 29-2 0-1 10-0 0-0 8-2 0-1 20-2 0-0
Purdue 28-4 2-0 12-0 0-0 6-3 1-0 17-4 1-0

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Today’s Big East Schedule

Matchup Tournament Game Time TV Favorite Total
Purdue (34-4) vs UConn (36-3) 9:20 PM ET TBS UConn (-7) 143.5

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