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Purdue vs. Indiana State: Preview & How To Watch

Purdue has a golden opportunity to gain confidence this Saturday

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After a disappointing loss to Penn State to open the season, Purdue is getting a “tune up” game this week. The Boilermakers are hosting FCS opponent, Indiana State at Ross-Ade Stadium. Last week, the Sycamores won their season opener against North Alabama by a score of 17-14 in overtime.

This should be a golden opportunity for the Boilermakers to get past the gut wrenching loss to Penn State and work on some things they struggled with last week. Jeff Brohm will iron out some of the kinks that this team is trying to fix, maybe even himself a little bit. With some injuries coming out of last week too, this also gives the Boilermakers an opportunity to get healthy before a trip up to Syracuse the following week. Expect Aidan O’Connell and the offense to have a huge first half before the starters are pulled and we see some of the young guys get snaps in the second half.

Purdue should win this game handily, and although there is not a line currently, the Boilermakers will likely be favored by almost 30 points come Saturday afternoon. Crazier things have happened, but I just do not see a scenario in which Purdue trips up on Saturday.

GameDay Vitals

Opponent Wisconsin Badgers (3-4, 1-3)
Opponent Wisconsin Badgers (3-4, 1-3)
Stadium Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, WI
Capacity 80,321
Surface FieldTurf
Mascot Bucky the Badger
Tickets $50 on Stubhub
Kickoff Time 3:30pm EST
Online Streaming ESPN
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 196
Odds Wisconsin -2.5 Odds/lines subject to change. T&Cs apply. See for details.
All-Time Series Wisconsin leads 51-29-8
Last Purdue Win 26-23 at Wisconsin on 10/18/2003
Last Wisconsin Win 30-13 at Purdue on 10/23/2021
SB Nation Blog Representation Bucky's 5th Quarter
Weather Forecast Partly Cloudy, 68 degrees as a high
2021 Wisconsin Postseason Beat Arizona State 20-13 in Las Vegas Bowl
Coach Jim Leonhard (1-1 as interim coach)
Is the H&R Staff Attending? No