Tuesday's contest between the Northwestern Wildcats (2-0) and the Western Michigan Broncos (0-2) at Welsh-Ryan Arena has a good chance to be a lopsided matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 80-64 and heavily favors Northwestern to take home the win. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 14.

Based on our computer prediction, Western Michigan projects to cover the 23.5-point spread in its matchup versus Northwestern. The total has been set at 137.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

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Northwestern vs. Western Michigan Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: B1G+
  • Where: Evanston, Illinois
  • Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena
  • Line: Northwestern -23.5
  • Point Total: 137.5

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Northwestern vs. Western Michigan Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Northwestern 80, Western Michigan 64

Spread & Total Prediction for Northwestern vs. Western Michigan

  • Pick ATS: Western Michigan (+23.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (137.5)

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Northwestern Performance Insights

  • Northwestern was 280th in college basketball in points scored (67.7 per game) and 23rd-best in points allowed (62.8) last year.
  • The Wildcats grabbed 31.9 rebounds per game and conceded 31.9 boards last year, ranking 171st and 231st, respectively, in college basketball.
  • Last season Northwestern was ranked 193rd in college basketball in assists with 12.8 per game.
  • Last season, the Wildcats were 149th in college basketball in 3-point makes (7.6 per game) and 291st in 3-point percentage (32.1%).
  • Defensively, Northwestern was 218th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed per game at 7.5 last year. It was 187th in 3-point percentage conceded at 33.8%.
  • Northwestern took 41% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 59% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 32.3% of Northwestern's buckets were 3-pointers, and 67.7% were 2-pointers.

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