Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers 2-8-22

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The 18th ranked Illinois Fighting Illini (17-5) are on their way to challenge the 4th ranked Purdue Boilermakers (20-3) in the Big Ten Conference at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 9:00 PM ET.

 

Illinois started the season with a 9-3 run and an 8-2 record this year while improving their overall standing at 17-5 this season. The Fighting Illini ended a two-game skid after winning their last four matches versus Michigan State, Northwestern, Wisconsin, and the Indiana Hoosiers at 74-57 on February 5.

 

Illinois topped all teams at 10-2 in the Big Ten Conference with a 17-5 overall standing and a 5-2 road record on the year. The Fighting Illini chased a two-point deficit at halftime but made a 40-point rally while holding the scoring of the Hoosiers to just 21 in the final half leading to their 17-point triumph on Saturday.

 

Guard Trent Frazier powered the offense for Illinois with 23 points and 4 assists while Center Kofi Cockburn grabbed 8 rebounds and added 17 points for the Fighting Illini.

 

Center Kofi Cockburn sparked the offense for Illinois with an average of 21.8 points, 11.4 rebounds, and 0.9 assists per contest while Guard Trent Frazier chipped in an average of 13.3 PPG with an average of 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists per match.

 

The offense for the Fighting Illini posted an average of 77.1 PPG with 40.3 rebounds and 15.8 assists per outing while their defense gave up an average of 65.5 PPG and also averaged 3.2 blocks and 5.0 steals per game. 

 

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers Predictions 2/8/2022

 

The 4th ranked Purdue Boilermakers won 20 of their last 23 contests played this season. The Boilermakers won their recent five games against Northwestern, Iowa, Ohio State, Minnesota, and the Michigan Wolverines in succession.

 

Purdue took 2nd place at 9-3 in the Big Ten Conference with an overall standing at 20-3 and a home record at 12-1 on the year. The Boilermakers ended the first half with a 6-point lead and managed to even the score at 43-all in the final half to the eventual 82-76 victory on February 5.

 

Guard Jaden Ivey nailed 23 points with 6 rebounds and a team-high 7 assists while Center Zach Edey led in rebounding with 9 boards and added 13 points for Purdue in the winning effort.

 

The Boilermakers recorded an average of 84.5 points with 29.8 rebounds and 18.2 assists per match while their defense averaged 67.4 PPG but gave up an average of 67.4 PPG.

 

Guard Jaden Ivey led the offense for Purdue with an average of 17.3 PPG, 5.2 RPG, and 3.2 APG while Trevion Williams pitched in an average of 12.4 PPG with an average of 8.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game this season.                                     

 

#18 Illinois Fighting Illini vs. #4 Purdue Boilermakers. The NCAAB Pick for this contest is Purdue -6. The Boilermakers are the better team in this match-up with their potent offense that averages 84.5 PPG while the Fighting Illini posted an average of 77.1 PPG.

 

No.4 Purdue played well at home at 12-1 while 18th ranked Illinois won five of their last seven road matches this season. Prediction: The Purdue Boilermakers will win at 78-71.      

 

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Illinois Fighting Illini vs Purdue Boilermakers 2/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 9:00 PM ET

 

Location: Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Indiana

 

Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022

 

TV: ESPN

 

NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: Purdue Boilermakers -6

 

NCAAB Totals: 148   

 

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