Commodores visit Wildcats in Week 2 battle
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds
Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Commodores on Saturday when they take on the Wildcats at Ryan Field in Week 2 action.
They bring a 1-0 record (1-0 ATS) to the Week 2 battle against the 0-1 Commodores, who are 1-0 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Northwestern go 1-0 so far and the Commodores go 0-1.
Betting Line: The Wildcats were listed as 3-point underdogs at sportsbooks on the opening college football line.
Vanderbilt lost its last outing, a 17-13 result against South Carolina on August 30. Vanderbilt covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 30 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Jordan Matthews was good for 147 receiving yards in the Commodores's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn’t help his team to victory and they fell 17-13 to the Commodores.
In their last action, Northwestern was a 42-41 winner on the road against Syracuse. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (83) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Wildcats grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Orange in their last game, winning 42-41 at Carrier Dome.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
Northwestern Wildcats Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Commodores at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Vanderbilt's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Vanderbilt's last 21 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Vanderbilt is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northwestern's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern's last 5 games at home
Northwestern is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Northwestern is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games
Vanderbilt home to Presbyterian, Saturday, September 15
Northwestern home to Boston College, Saturday, September 15