How to Watch Purdue Boilermakers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Live Stream or on TV
The Illinois Fighting Illini (20-10, 11-8 Big Ten) hope to stop a four-game road losing streak when they visit the Purdue Boilermakers (25-5, 14-5 Big Ten) on March 5, 2023.
On Thursday, in its most recent game, Purdue defeated Wisconsin 63-61. With 17 points, Zach Edey was its leading scorer. On Thursday, in its last game, Illinois defeated Michigan 91-87 in OT. With 24 points, Matthew Mayer was its top scorer.
When is Purdue vs. Illinois and when does it start?
This matchup between the Boilermakers and Fighting Illini will go down on Sunday, March 5, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 12:30 PM ET.
Where to Watch Purdue vs. Illinois
The Boilermakers and Fighting Illini will take to the court at Mackey Arena for this matchup on March 5, and if you would like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on FOX.
Purdue Boilermakers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Game Preview
Purdue Stats, Odds & Insights
Purdue’s +326 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 10.9 points per game) is a result of scoring 73.1 points per game (145th in college basketball) while giving up 62.2 per outing (18th in college basketball).
The Boilermakers are averaging 73.1 points, 6.8 more than the Fighting Illini allow.
Purdue connects on 6.9 three-pointers per game (242nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.4. It shoots 32.7% from deep while its opponents hit 31.2% from long range.
The Boilermakers are posting 76.3 points per game this season at home, which is 9.9 more points than they’re averaging in away games (66.4).
Purdue has been putting up 72.1 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 73.1 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Illinois Stats, Odds & Insights
Illinois is outscoring opponents by 8.4 points per game, with a +254 scoring differential overall. It puts up 74.7 points per game (112th in college basketball) and gives up 66.3 per outing (70th in college basketball).
The Fighting Illini average 74.7 points, 12.5 more than the Boilermakers give up.
Illinois hits 1.7 more threes per game than the opposition, 7.7 (148th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.0.
At home, the Fighting Illini average 77.5 points per game. On the road, they average 69.9.
Over its past 10 games, Illinois is scoring 72.5 points per game, 2.2 fewer points than its season average (74.7).
Boilermakers Key Players to Watch
Fighting Illini Key Players to Watch
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