Purdue Vs Texas: NCAA Tournament Second Round Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 20, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 19, 2022

The No. 3 seed Purdue Boilermakers (28-7) will try to secure a place in the Sweet 16 in an NCAA Tournament Round of 32 matchup against the No. 6 seed Texas Longhorns (22-11) on Sunday at Fiserv Forum, starting at 8:40 PM. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Boilermakers’ (-160 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Longhorns (+138).

This article refers to odds valid as of March 19, 2022 at 3:07 AM ET. Find all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Purdue Vs Texas Betting Lines

Purdue Vs Texas Stat Rankings

Purdue Avg. (Rank) Texas Avg. (Rank)
79.7 (12th) Points Scored 68.7 (240th)
68.4 (154th) Points Allowed 60.0 (7th)
38.7 (30th) Rebounds 33.4 (266th)
11.2 (80th) Off. Rebounds 10.4 (138th)
8.7 (66th) 3pt Made 6.5 (269th)
16.6 (18th) Assists 13.1 (173rd)
11.3 (256th) Turnovers 10.7 (305th)

Purdue Vs Texas Betting Trends

  • Purdue is 15-20-2 against the spread (ATS) this year.
  • The Boilermakers have an ATS record of 12-18-2 as 3.5-point favorites or greater.
  • This season, 19 of Purdue’s 35 games have hit the over.
  • Purdue and its opponent have broken the 134.5-point mark 29 times this season.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 134.5 points, 10.0 fewer than the average total in this season’s Boilermakers contests.
  • Texas’ record against the spread is 13-19-1.
  • The Longhorns have no wins ATS (0-4) as a 3.5-point underdog or more this season.
  • Texas has played 33 games this season, and 15 of them have gone over the total.
  • Texas games have had over 134.5 points 11 times this year.
  • Games involving the Longhorns this year have averaged 130.2 points per game, a 4.3-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

Purdue Impact Players

  • Jaden Ivey paces his squad in both points (17.6) and assists (3.1) per contest, and also averages 4.9 rebounds. At the other end, he puts up 1.0 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Zach Edey averages a team-leading 7.8 rebounds per game. In addition, he’s posting 14.6 points and 1.3 assists, shooting 65.1% from the field.
  • Trevion Williams averages 11.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game, shooting 54.1% from the floor.
  • Sasha Stefanovic leads his team in assists per contest (3.2), and also puts up 10.5 points and 2.3 rebounds. At the other end, he puts up 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Mason Gillis puts up 6.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 0.4 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

Texas Impact Players

  • Timmy Allen tops the Longhorns in scoring (12.4 points per game) and rebounding (6.5), and averages 2.1 assists. He also averages 1.3 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Marcus Carr is the Longhorns’ top assist man (3.3 per game), and he averages 10.9 points and 2.0 rebounds.
  • Andrew Jones is posting 11.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game, making 41.5% of his shots from the floor and 32.1% from beyond the arc, with 1.7 treys per game.
  • Courtney Ramey gets the Longhorns 9.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. He also posts 1.0 steal and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • The Longhorns get 6.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game from Christian Bishop.
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