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The LSU Tigers and Purdue Boilermakers will meet in this year's Citrus Bowl. The Tigers are heavy favorites, expected to win by two touchdowns or more (currently -14.5). The total for this one is set at 54.5 points.

The Tigers are 14.5-point favorites in their matchup with the Boilermakers. The over/under is 54.5 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, January 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Stadium: Camping World Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: LSU (-14.5)
  • Moneyline: LSU (-670), Purdue (+455)
  • Total: 54.5 Points

LSU Betting Info

  • LSU is 7-6-0 against the spread this year.
  • LSU has yet to lose ATS (3-0) as a 14.5-point favorite or greater this season.
  • LSU has played 13 games this season, and seven of them have hit the over.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites, the Tigers are 5-2, earning a win 71.4% of the time.
  • The Tigers have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -670 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.

Purdue Betting Info

  • Purdue is 5-8-0 against the spread this season.
  • Purdue is winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 14.5-point underdogs this year.
  • Purdue has seen eight of its 13 games go over the point total.
  • This season, the Boilermakers have won three out of the seven games in which they've been the underdog.
  • The Boilermakers have entered two games this season as the underdog by +455 or more and are 0-1 in those contests.

LSU vs. Purdue Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Tigers and Boilermakers
Tigers Stats Boilermakers
261.6 Pass yards 286.5
208.8 Pass yards against 213.8
180.6 Rush yards 123.8
152.8 Rush yards against 136.2
-2 Turnover differential -1

LSU Leaders

  • Jayden Daniels has thrown for 2,774 yards, completing 68.5% of his passes and collecting 16 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He's also run for 818 yards (62.9 ypg) on 180 carries with 11 rushing touchdowns.
  • Josh Williams has carried the ball 98 times for 536 yards (41.2 per game) and six touchdowns.
  • Malik Nabers' team-leading 854 yards as a receiver have come on 63 receptions (out of 87 targets) with two touchdowns.
  • Kayshon Boutte has hauled in 48 receptions totaling 538 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Jaray Jenkins has hauled in 27 grabs for 404 yards, an average of 31.1 yards per game. He's scored six times as a receiver this season.
  • Harold Perkins has 7.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has eight TFL, 47 tackles, and one interception.
  • Micah Baskerville, LSU's top tackler, has 77 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
  • Perkins has a team-high one interception to go along with 47 tackles, eight TFL, 7.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

Purdue Leaders

  • Aidan O'Connell has thrown for 3,481 yards (267.8 yards per game) while completing 64.2% of his passes and recording 22 touchdown passes with 13 interceptions this season.
  • The team's top rusher, Devin Mockobee, has carried the ball 183 times for 920 yards (70.8 per game) with nine touchdowns. He's also caught 28 passes for 248 yards.
  • Dylan Downing has piled up 352 yards (on 92 attempts) with four touchdowns.
  • Charlie Jones paces his squad with 1,361 receiving yards on 110 receptions with 12 touchdowns.
  • Payne Durham has 56 receptions (on 80 targets) for a total of 560 yards (43.1 yards per game) and eight touchdowns this year.
  • TJ Sheffield's 66 targets have resulted in 39 grabs for 424 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Jack Sullivan has 5.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 26 tackles.
  • Jalen Graham, Purdue's leading tackler, has 49 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
  • Cam Allen has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 31 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

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LSU vs. Purdue Over/Under Trends

  • LSU's 13 games this season have gone over this contest's total of 54.5 points six times.
  • Purdue has played eight games this season that finished with a point total over 54.5 points.
  • The average point total in LSU's outings this year is 53.5, one fewer point than this game's over/under.
  • Purdue's matchups this season have a 52.2-point average over/under, 2.3 fewer points than this game's point total.

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