Illinois vs. Purdue CBB Prediction and Odds - Mar 5, 2023

Illinois vs. Purdue CBB Prediction and Odds - Mar 5, 2023

Purdue and Illinois lock horns in College Basketball action at Mackey Arena on Sunday, with tipoff at 12:30PM ET.

Dimers' top betting picks for Illinois vs. Purdue, plus game predictions and best odds, are featured in this article.


Who will win Illinois vs. Purdue?

Based on state-of-the-art machine learning and data, has simulated Sunday's Illinois-Purdue College Basketball game 10,000 times.

Dimers' revolutionary predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, gives Purdue a 72% chance of beating Illinois.

More: Illinois vs. Purdue Simulated 10K Times

Illinois vs. Purdue Odds

  • Spread: Purdue -6.5 (-110), Illinois +6.5 (-102)
  • Moneyline: Purdue -285, Illinois +275
  • Total: Over/Under 139.5 (-110/-110)

Point Spread, Moneyline and Over/Under

Purdue is currently the -6.5 favorite against Illinois, with -110 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the underdog Illinois (+6.5) to cover the spread, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -102.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for Purdue at -285. That means you can risk $285 to win $100, for a total payout of $385, if it gets the W.

Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for Illinois at +275, where you can bet $100 to profit $275, earning a total payout of $375, if it wins.

The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 139.5 with PointsBet, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, as well as the best odds for the Under at -110.

As always, make sure you check the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best College Basketball odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, Illinois (+6.5) is a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the 139.5-point Over/Under is considered an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Best Bets for Illinois vs. Purdue

  • Spread: Illinois +6.5 @ -102 via FanDuel Sportsbook (51% probability)
  • Moneyline: Illinois @ +275 via BetMGM (1.5% edge)
  • Total: Over 139.5 @ -110 via PointsBet (50% probability)


Dimers' best bets are based on detailed simulations and wagering expertise to help you make better decisions with the legal sportsbooks in America.

While Purdue is more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking Illinois moneyline is the best option due to the 1.5% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published on is crucial to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Illinois vs. Purdue Prediction's predicted final score for Illinois vs. Purdue at Mackey Arena on Sunday has Purdue winning 72-66.

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Dimers has full betting coverage of Sunday's Illinois-Purdue matchup, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live updates.

Remember, DimersBOT updates often, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting insights before Illinois vs. Purdue on Sunday March 5, 2023.


Illinois vs. Purdue 2023 CBB Game Info

Sunday's matchup between Purdue and Illinois in College Basketball at Mackey Arena is scheduled to begin at 12:30PM ET.

  • Who: Illinois vs. Purdue
  • Date: Sunday March 5, 2023
  • Time: 12:30PM ET / 9:30AM PT
  • Venue: Mackey Arena

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What CBB games are on today?

Illinois and Purdue aren't the only two NCAA Basketball teams you can bet on. DimersBOT never stops and we've got picks and best bets for each and every CBB matchup via our College Basketball Predictions page.

Not only do we provide with you quality predictions, but we also have recommended bets for the Spread, Over/Under and Moneyline. Sound good? Check it out today!

Lastly, Dimers' CBB Futures page is our in-house approach to determining who will win March Madness 2022, with our data-led probabilities compared to the best odds on the market.

Kevin Hansen
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Kevin Hansen has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks. The majority of Kevin's time is spent writing about sports betting. His love for data and analytics drove him into the world of sports betting. Finding an edge in sports betting can take a long time, but Kevin believes it is well worth the effort. Kevin is just as passionate about sports as you are, and he empowers fellow bettors to become more educated through simple, actionable betting tips. It can be difficult to navigate the world of sports betting, which is where Kevin comes in to make it as simple as possible for you to pick a winner.

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