Purdue Boilermakers vs. North Texas Mean Green NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 24, 2021, 12:03 AM

The No. 4 Purdue Boilermakers (18-9) and the No. 13 North Texas Mean Green (17-9) will meet on Friday to compete for a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Purdue is favored by seven points in the opening round matchup, which tips off at 7:25 PM ET on TNT. Here are the insights you need when filling out your bracket for this 4-13 matchup.

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Purdue vs North Texas Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Purdue-7-110-110126.5-107-113-302241

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Point Total Insights

  • In Purdue games this season, the total went over Friday's over/under 19 times (70.4%).
  • 2020-21 North Texas games have gone over Friday's total on 14 of 26 occasions (53.8%).
  • The two teams combine to score 140.9 points per game, 14.4 more than the total in this contest.
  • The Boilermakers record 71.1 points per game, 9.9 more points than the 61.2 the Mean Green allow.
  • The Mean Green's 69.8 points per game are just 3.5 more points than the 66.3 the Boilermakers allow.
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    Purdue Betting Data

  • The Boilermakers have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 14-10 record.
  • When favored by at least 7 points, the Boilermakers have put together a 4-4 record ATS.
  • Purdue has combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 0 times in 24 contests (0%).
  • Place a bet on the Purdue Boilermakers to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Purdue Leaders

    Boilermakers Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Sasha Stefanovic1710.62.72.90.70.12.4
    Brandon Newman186.83.31.70.70.21.2
    Isaiah Thompson185.11.41.20.20.01.0
    Aaron Wheeler184.75.41.30.80.50.8
    Mason Gillis184.23.61.20.30.10.5

    North Texas Betting Data

  • The Mean Green have a winning record against the spread, going 14-7 ATS (covering 66.7% of the time).
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Mean Green have fared well, going 6-1 against the spread.
  • North Texas has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 4.8% of matchups this year (1 out of 21 chances).
  • Place a bet on the North Texas Mean Green to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    North Texas Leaders

    Mean Green Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Javion Hamlet2015.53.55.20.60.01.1
    James Reese2011.04.51.21.30.32.2
    Zachary Simmons2010.46.41.90.60.70.1
    JJ Murray122.81.70.81.40.10.4
    Jalen Jackson111.50.60.90.20.00.2
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