Purdue Boilermakers versus Kansas Jayhawks College Basketball Betting Preview

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It will be Big Ten versus the Big 12 conference in an NCAA Tournament Round of 32 college basketball game as the Purdue Boilermakers will face the Kansas Jayhawks on Sunday night. The Boilermakers and Jayhawks will tip off from Omaha Nebraska at 8:40PM Eastern Time and its TNT providing the live national television broadcast.

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The current pointspread at Oddsmaker has the Big 12 conference club the Kansas Jayhawks favored by –8 points with the over under lined at 142 points. Kansas Jayhawks money line bettors will lay -400 odds. Those who believe the underdog Purdue Boilermakers can upset Kansas tonight can take back +320 odds for their money line wager.

The Purdue Boilermakers advanced into the NCAA Tournament third round following their 72-69 victory against the WCC conference champion St Mary’s Gaels as a +2 point underdog. The Boilermakers in the end game made their free throws as the club converted on 15 of 18 from the charity stripe. Terone Johnson led Purdue with 21 points and five assists as he made 9 of his 13 shots. Lewis Jackson contributed with 18 points in the win for the Boilermakers. They held the Gaels to just 42.2% shooting along with 4 of 25 from three. On the season Purdue struggled when stepping up in class as the team is 0-4 combined this season against Michigan St and Ohio St. The dropped both games to Michigan St with a 14 point loss at home and by 25 points in their road game. The Boilermakers were competitive in their three point road defeat at Ohio St but got clobbered against the Buckeyes in the Big Ten conference tournament in an 88-71 defeat as a +7 point underdog.

Kansas Jayhawks kicked off their NCAA Tournament against the Horizon League champion and senior laden Detroit Titans team and came away with the 65-50 win as a -13 ½ point favorite. The Jayhawks defended very well in the win limiting the Titans to just 31.7% from the floor. Kansas will need to be better on the free throw line as they missed 9 of their 23 shots from the charity stripe which is concern for their backers tonight laying -8 points with them tonight.

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