Point Spread: 2.50 | -110.00 Purdue (Home)
Key Angle: It's important to remember that Ricky never makes a bet on any game based on just one angle. In order to make the grade, all his premium picks must meet several important criteria. He doesn't share all his secrets within his analysis, instead he chooses to reveal only the angle that he feels is the most significant. Here in this game the recent history of these two teams is particularly significant.
- Syracuse are 3-6 in their last 9 overall.
- Syracuse are 3-14 in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
- Syracuse are 5-15 in their last 20 road games.
Verdict: The value is on the home underdog.