Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting odds, trends, and picks for this Sweet 16, March Madness 2024 game. Place a bet on this college basketball game now at YouWager.lv.

Watch the Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament showdown between the No. 1 Purdue Boilermakers (31-4) and No. 5 Gonzaga Bulldogs (27-7) to see which team advances to the Midwest Region bracket championship on Friday at Little Caesars Arena, beginning at 7:39 PM ET and streamed live on TBS/TruTV.

The Boilermakers are 4.5 point favorites over the Bulldogs. The match ended with 154 points.

Purdue is 19-15-1 against the spread this season, compared to Gonzaga’s 17-16-0 record. This season, the Boilermakers have had 23 games that went over the point limit, while the Bulldogs have had 16. The teams’ average points per game is 168.9, 14.9 greater than the total for this matchup. Purdue is 4-6 against the spread and 8-2 overall over the last ten games, while Gonzaga is 6-4 and 9-1 overall.

Here’s what you should know about Friday’s NCAA basketball games.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Odds

Here are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting odds:

+4.5 +170 Over 154
-4.5 -200 Under 154

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Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Trends

Here are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting trends for moneyline, ATS and total:


  • Purdue has been a betting favorite 29 times this season. They’ve gone 25-4 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite of -201 or less, the Boilermakers are 22-4 (84.6%).
  • Purdue has a 66.8% chance of winning according to the moneyline for this game.
  • Gonzaga has won two out of its four games this season as an underdog.
  • This season, the Bulldogs are 4-1 when oddsmakers set them as an underdog of +166 or more.
  • According to the betting odds, Gonzaga has a 37.6% chance of winning this game.

Against the Spread

  • Purdue’s record against the spread is 19-15-1 this season.
  • The Boilermakers average 15.1 more points per game (83.9) than the Bulldogs allow (68.8).
  • Purdue is 16-12-1 ATS and 26-3 overall when scoring more than 68.8 points.
  • Gonzaga is 13-14 against the spread and 23-5 overall when allowing fewer than 83.9 points.
  • The Bulldogs average 85 points per game, 15.5 more than the Boilermakers’ 69.5 points allowed.
  • Gonzaga is 14-11 against the spread and 23-3 all-time when scoring at least 69.5 points.
  • Purdue is 16-10-1 against the spread and 26-1 overall while allowing less than 85 points.
  • This season, 18 Purdue games have topped the over/under of 154 points posted on Friday.
  • Gonzaga has played 16 games this season, scoring a total of over 154 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 154, which is 14.9 points lower than Purdue and Gonzaga’s combined points per game averages of 83.9 and 85.0.
  • This season, the two teams have given up 138.3 points per game to opponents, which is 15.7 less than the 154 points scored in this game.
  • This season, Purdue’s average over/under is 153.4 points, which is 0.6 points less than the 154 points set for this game.
  • Gonzaga’s games had an average over/under of 153.9 points this season, which is 0.1 points less than the over/under for this game.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Last 10 Games

  • Purdue is 4-6 against the spread and 8-2 overall in its last ten games.
  • Six of the previous ten Boilermakers games ended with a score that exceeded the predetermined total.
  • Purdue and its opponents have scored an average of 146.8 points in their last 10 games, which is 7.2 points less than the 154 over/under for this game.
  • Over the last ten games, the Boilermakers have scored 2.9 less points per game than their season average.
  • Gonzaga is 6-4 against the spread and 9-1 overall in its last ten games.
  • The Bulldogs have exceeded the total in seven of their last ten games.
  • Gonzaga’s previous ten games have averaged 150.8 total points, 3.2 fewer than the 154-point over/under for this matchup.
  • The Bulldogs’ per-game scoring average in the last ten games is 85.3 points, 0.3 points more than their season average.

Purdue Boilermakers Insights

First, we have the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting insights for the Boilermakers.

Purdue outscores opponents by 14.4 points per game (scoring 83.9 per game to rank 11th in college basketball and allowing 69.5 per game to rank 99th), for a +504 total scoring difference.

Purdue is tenth in the country with 40.8 rebounds per game. This is 11.4 points more than the opponents’ average of 29.4.

The Boilermakers make 8.4 three-pointers per game (80th in college basketball), 1.2 more than their opponents (7.2). They shot 40.9% from beyond the arc (first in NCAA basketball) while allowing their opponents to shoot 31.4%.

Purdue ranks fourth in college basketball with 106.9 points per 100 possessions and 54th defensively, with 88.5 points per 100 possessions.

Offensively, the Boilermakers have performed better at home this season, averaging 89.6 points per game to 77.1 on the road.

Gonzaga Bulldogs Insights

Now, we have the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting insights for the Bulldogs.

Gonzaga outscores their opponents by 16.2 points per game, for a total scoring difference of +551. It averages 85 points per game (sixth in NCAA basketball) and surrenders 68.8 per game (82nd).

Gonzaga wins the rebounding battle, with an average of 7.4 boards. It averages 39.1 rebounds per game (34th in NCAA basketball), while its opponents average 31.7.

Gonzaga averages 7 three-pointers per game (227th in college basketball), while their opponents shoot 7.6. It shoots 36.2% from deep, but its opponents shoot 33.3%.

Gonzaga’s offense is third in NCAA basketball, with 107.7 points per 100 possessions, and their defense ranks 33rd, with 87.2 points per 100 possessions.

In 2023-24, the Bulldogs score 6.5 points more per game at home (90.9) than away (84.4).

Purdue Key Players to Watch

Zach Edey is the Boilermakers’ leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 24.5 points and 12.1 rebounds per game.

Braden Smith is Purdue’s leading passer, allowing 7.3 assists per game while scoring 12.3 points.

Lance Jones averages more three-pointers than any other Boilermaker, 2.1 per game.

Smith leads Purdue in steals with 1.6 per game, and Edey tops the team in blocks with 2.3.

Gonzaga Key Players to Watch

Graham Ike leads the Bulldogs in both scoring and rebounding, with 16.4 points and 7.3 rebounds per game.

Ryan Nembhard leads Gonzaga in assists, averaging 6.9 per game. He scores 12.6 points and grabs four rebounds each game.

Nolan Hickman leads the Bulldogs in three-pointers made, with an average of 2.2 per game.

Anton Watson leads Gonzaga in steals and blocked shots per game, with 1.5 and 0.7, respectively.

Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting Picks

These are the Purdue vs Gonzaga Betting picks for this game:

  • Pick ATS: Gonzaga
  • Pick OU: Under

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