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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Purdue Boilermakers in Battle with Northwestern Wildcats

Mackey Arena will host Northwestern Wildcats vs Purdue Boilermakers action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Northwestern Wildcats in this one, their betting line was listed as 13-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Purdue Boilermakers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northwestern Wildcats will look to cover the spread vs the Purdue Boilermakers on Tuesday, as the Wildcats are 11-13-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Boilermakers are 12-10 ATS. Northwestern is 12-13-1 against the total, while Purdue is 10-12 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 33 (Purdue) and the No. 233 (Northwestern) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Purdue's No. 5-rated squad against Northwestern's No. 118-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Purdue rates No. 83 in the country with 7.77 per game, while their foes tonight, the Northwestern Wildcats rank No. 35 nationally with 8.62 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northwestern got 18 points from Scottie Lindsey en route to a 58-56 victory over Illinois on Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Caleb Swanigan scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Boilermakers to a win (they lost 61-56 to Michigan at Crisler Center on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Northwestern is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northwestern's last 6 games
  • Northwestern is 4-6-2 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Purdue is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Purdue is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • Purdue is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northwestern at Michigan, Wednesday, February 24th
Purdue at Indiana, Saturday, February 20th