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Texas Southern TigersNorthwestern Wildcats
Nov 13, 8:00 PM | Welsh-Ryan Arena

Texas Southern Tigers vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds


The Northwestern Wildcats hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Texas Southern Tigers pay a visit to Welsh-Ryan Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

Northwestern will face the 0-1 Tigers, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Tigers are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View Texas Southern vs Northwestern Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 16-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wildcats rated this week at No. 228 and the Tigers sitting at No. 91. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 36-18 result in favor of the Wildcats.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Northwestern has the nation's No. 323-rated offensive output, at 0 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 311 allowing on average 81 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 0% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.8% per game.

Defensively, Texas Southern features the nation's No. 308-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. Northwestern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 201 nationally in scoring at home.

Texas Southern was an 81-63 loser in its last match on the road against Boise State. Raymond Penn scored 25 points for Texas Southern on Sunday, but the Broncos managed an 81-63 victory over the Tigers at Taco Bell Arena.

Northwestern lost its last outing, a 76-55 result against Washington on March 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. Northwestern was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Washington and falling by a 76-55 score at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Northwestern Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miss Valley State are 1-2
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Texas Southern home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Friday, November 16
Northwestern home to Miss Valley State, Thursday, November 15