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Northwestern Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons NCAA College Basketball Betting

The DePaul Blue Demons will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Northwestern Wildcats at Wintrust Arena on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the DePaul Blue Demons as 4.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Northwestern Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The DePaul Blue Demons sport a record of 6-4 and 5-4-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Northwestern Wildcats have 7-4 and 5-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the DePaul Blue Demons and 4-6 for the Northwestern Wildcats.

This game puts the DePaul Blue Demons, most recently No. 91 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Northwestern Wildcats, who rate No. 73 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up DePaul's No. 155 nationally ranked offense (74.6 points per game) against a Northwestern Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 50 at 65.18 PPG. The DePaul Blue Demons have been averaging 42.9% from the field, less than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (44.44% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northwestern cruised to victory on Thursday, running Valparaiso out of the gym and running up a 84-50 score at Allstate Arena.

DePaul cruised to victory on Monday, running Alabama A&M out of the gym and running up a 83-59 score at Wintrust Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern's last 5 games
  • Northwestern is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Northwestern is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • DePaul is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • DePaul is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • DePaul is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • DePaul is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern home to Lewis, Tuesday, December 19th
DePaul at Miami-Ohio, Thursday, December 21st