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Indiana Hoosiers Northwestern Wildcats
14-11 February 22, 2014, 08:15 | Welsh-Ryan Arena 12-15



The Northwestern Wildcats host Indiana on Saturday, looking to build on their 12-15 mark against the 14-11 Hoosiers in college hoops action at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

The Wildcats sit at 12-15 (9-17 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Hoosiers are currently 14-11 (11-12-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northwestern is 8-18 OU, and Indiana is 10-14 OU.

View Indiana Hoosiers vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Wildcats in this one found them listed as 0-point earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Saturday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Hoosiers was expected to move the line.

This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 264 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hoosiers, who rate No. 145 in the latest survey.

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Indiana was an 82-64 loser in its last match on the road against Purdue. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. Indiana got 27 points from Yogi Ferrell on the way to an 82-64 loss against Purdue on Saturday at Mackey Arena.

In their last action, Northwestern was a 76-60 loser on the road against Ohio State. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. Drew Crawford scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 76-60 to Ohio State at Value City Arena on Wednesday).

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northwestern's No. 206-rated squad against Indiana's No. 8-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northwestern rates No. 105 in the country with 6.48 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 191 nationally with 5.32 per match.

A few Hoosiers at Wildcats trends to consider:
Indiana is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Indiana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana's last 8 games
Indiana is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Northwestern is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Northwestern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Northwestern's last 11 games
Northwestern is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Indiana at Wisconsin, Tuesday, February 25th
Northwestern at Nebraska, Saturday, March 1st
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