2022 Sweet Sixteen Saint Peter’s vs. Purdue Best Bets & Odds (03/25/2022)

2022 Sweet Sixteen Saint Peter’s vs. Purdue Best Bets & Odds (03-25-2022)

Saint Peter’s is playing far above the level of a 15-seed. As a matter of fact, a team that nobody heard of beat the ultimate brand with the College Basketball odds. The Peacocks are coming off an epic opening weekend. First-round action saw the shock heard round the world. Saint Peter’s was given no chance against the Kentucky Wildcats. Yet they scored an overtime win like none seen in history. Following that was an impressive win over a respected and underrated Murray State team. Now Saint Peter’s is the 2022 Cinderella program.

2022 Sweet Sixteen Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Purdue Boilermakers

Date and Time:Friday, March 25, 2022, 7:09 p.m. ET
Location:Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV Coverage:CBS
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
St. Peter’s+12½ (-110)135 (-110)+650
Purdue-12½ (-110)135 (-110)-1000
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Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Purdue Boilermakers SBG Odds Overview

In the eyes of the public, Purdue has the sportsbook image of a traditional power program. Squares see Purdue as a basketball school with a tradition of winning. It is true that Purdue does win and is March Madness regular. However, Purdue has only two Final Fours in its history. Further, their last Final Four was in 1980. But beyond that, they have not been dominant. But in sports gambling, like politics, perception is reality. And the oddsmakers price the Boilers based on their mass appeal.

On the other hand, Wise Guys see Purdue as a potential bargain. Cause by Saint Peter’s becoming a national sensation. Squares are caught up in the Peacocks’ upset of Kentucky.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks Team Overview

The last game for Saint Peter’s was a 70-60 payout over Murray State as 8-point dogs. The game cleared a total of 128.5. The Peacocks scored an 85-79 overtime win over Kentucky in the opening round as an 18-point dog. Also, the game went over the number of 132. Following the game, millions of google searches began as to where Saint Peter’s was located.

As a result, the Peacocks stand at 21-11 straight up, 21-9-1 against the spread, and 13-18 over/under the total. Overall, the Peacocks rank 286th nationally for scoring offense, 85th for offensive rebounds, 24th for points allowed, and 79th for defensive rebounds. First for Saint Peter’s is guard Daryl Banks with 11.2 points per game. Most important of all, Banks scored 27 points against Kentucky.

Purdue Boilermakers Team Overview

Purdue is fresh off an 81-71 win over the Texas Longhorns as 3-point favorites. The game went over a total of 135. Previously, the Boilermakers scored a 78-56 win over Yale as 16.5-point favorites. Further, that matchup went over the number of 144.5. Jaden Ivey leads Purdue with 17.2 points per game. Ivory scored 18 points in the win over Yale.

Overall, the Boilermakers are 29-7 straight up, 15-19-2 against the spread, and 19-17 over/under the total. Purdue ranks 7th nationally for scoring offense, 43rd for offensive rebounds, 171st for points allowed, and 1st for defensive rebounds.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs. Purdue Boilermakers SBG Free Picks

Saint Peter’s will attract too much NCAABB betting attention in this situation. The surprise factor is gone for the Peacocks. Purdue is bigger, stronger, and owns Big Ten pedigree. Head coach Matt Painter has his best chance to lead the Boilers to the Final Four.

Saint Peter’s vs. Purdue SBG Best Bet: Purdue Boilermakers.