Purdue vs. Iowa Betting Pick (Tuesday, March 3): Sharps & Squares on Opposites Sides of Big Ten Matchup


Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images. Pictured: Luka Garza #55 of the Iowa Hawkeyes

  • Sharp college basketball bettors have made their picks known for tonight's Big Ten matchup between Purdue and Iowa.
  • Our Sports Insights bets signals show that pros have caused line movement on the spread in this matchup.
  • Check out the picks sharps are making below.

After taking positions on Michigan State vs. Penn State and West Virginia vs. Iowa State, sharp bettors are targeting another of Tuesday’s most heavily bet games.

And while the pros are aligned on one side of the Purdue vs. Iowa spread, recreational bettors are in complete disagreement.

Let’s take a more detailed look and how sharps and squares are betting Purdue vs. Iowa, and specifically where the smart money is landing in this matchup.

Odds as of Tuesday at 12 p.m. ET and via DraftKings. Get up to a $1,000 sign-up bonus at DraftKings today or see more offers and reviews for the best online sportsbooks.

Purdue vs. Iowa Sharp Betting Pick

9 p.m. ET | BTN

Iowa opened as a 5.5-point favorite against Purdue and is attracting 85% of spread tickets.

However, that overwhelming majority of bets accounts for just 59% of the total money hitting this game, indicating more balanced overall action than the ticket percentages suggest.

More importantly, this line has dropped to Boilermakers +5 at DraftKings Sportsbook and to +4.5 at most other shops across the market.

Why? Because sharps have jumped on Purdue and the points.

Sports Insights’ Bet Signals are reporting a smart money move on Purdue at +5.5, explaining exactly why this line has dropped to +5 and +4.5 depending on the sportsbook.

Sharp angle: Purdue (moved from +5.5 to +5) [Bet now at DraftKings. NJ, PA, IN and WV only.]

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