The Purdue Boilermakers will face off against the Xavier Musketeers at 8:30 p.m. ET on Monday at Mackey Arena. Purdue is 2-0 overall and the Boilermakers finished last season 26-5, while Xavier is 2-0 overall and the Musketeers finished last season 23-8. Purdue is favored by 17.5 points in the latest Purdue vs. Xavier odds, while the over/under is 150.5 points. Before entering any Xavier vs. Purdue picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Purdue vs. Xavier spread: Purdue -17.5
- Purdue vs. Xavier over/under: 150.5 points
- Purdue vs. Xavier money line: Purdue: -2655, Xavier: +1183
- Purdue vs. Xavier picks: See picks here
What you need to know about Purdue
Winning is just a little bit easier when your shooting is a whole 20.2% better than the opposition, a fact Purdue proved on Friday. The Boilermakers put a hurting on Morehead State at home to the tune of an 87-57 victory. Purdue's victory was all the more impressive since Morehead State was averaging only 72.5 points allowed on the season.
Purdue's success was the result of a balanced attack that saw several players step up, but Zach Edey led the charge by recording 18 points along with eight rebounds. Another player making a difference was Braden Smith, who dropped a double-double with 11 points and 11 assists.
What you need to know about Xavier
Meanwhile, everything went the Musketeers' way against the Jacksonville Dolphins on Friday as the Musketeers made off with a 79-56 win. The win made it back-to-back wins for Xavier to start the season. Xavier relied on the efforts of Quincy Olivari, who finished with 17 points, and Dailyn Swain, who racked up 15 points along with three steals.
The Musketeers are 5-0 in their last five meetings against the Boilermakers. Xavier is also 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games on the road.
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