Purdue Boilermakers vs. Northwestern Wildcats Total Pick
- Updated: January 21, 2014
Time: 9:00 PM EST Tuesday January 21, 2014, Big Ten Network
Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
The Northwestern Wildcats host the Purdue Boilermakers in a Big Ten conference match up.
In their last games Purdue beat Penn State 65-64 at home as a 7 point favorite. Northwestern got their first road win against a Big 10 team upsetting Indiana 54-47 as a 13 point underdog.
These two teams played twice last season with both winning and covering the spread at home. However Purdue has won 5 of their last 6 meetings.
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Below are some key handicapping stats for this match-up with an against the spread pick from one of our professional sports handicappers.
This season the Wildcats are 7-4 at home and Purdue is 2-1 on the road.
These 2 teams have gone OVER the posted total in 7 of their last 9 meetings.
The Wilcats have covered the spread in 7 of their last 10 games vs. the Boilermakers at home.
Purdue has 4-1-1 record against the spread in their last 6 meetings vs. Northwestern.
Point Spread: Purdue -2
Over/Under Total Line: 127.5
Moneyline: Boilermakers -135 / Wildcats +115
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Purdue Boilermakers: 13-5 SU / 6-9 ATS
Northwestern Wildcats: 9-10 SU / 6-12 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• PURDUE is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
• PURDUE is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss.
• PURDUE has an Under record of 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
• NORWES is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big Ten.
• NORWES is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
• NORWES has an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
Purdue Boilermakers: 79.48
Northwestern Wildcats: 74.33
Key Player Injuries
No injuries to report.
[G] 01/18/2014 – Dave Sobolewski Ques Tuesday (Concussion)
Point Spread Pick
Both of these teams are trending to the Under with their last 3 falling under the total. The Wildcats need to slow down the game to have any shot scoring over 60 points in only 1 of their last 8.
Take the UNDER 127.5 at 5Dimes and Lay -105 instead of -110 on this game.