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Northwestern Wildcats vs Penn State Nittany Lions 2/15/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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Northwestern Wildcats vs Penn State Nittany Lions 2/15/2020 – The Big Ten bottom-dwellers, the Northwestern Wildcats are on an eight-game losing streak and they hope to stop the bleeding soon when they battle the second-best team in their conference, the Penn State Nittany Lions. This game will be held at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park in Pennsylvania this Saturday, February 15. It will be shown live on television by the Big Ten Network by 12:00 pm Eastern Time. At the same time, the live streaming simulcast is available at SofaScore. NCAAB Point Spread Picks see the Penn State Nittany Lions extending their seven-game winning streak to eight and they will be overwhelming the Lions at home. On the other hand, the Lions are going will to a nine-game skid.
Northwestern Wildcats vs Penn State Nittany Lions 2/15/2020
The Northwestern Wildcats are on an 8-game slump and the last time they won was back on January 11, 2020, against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. On the road, the Wildcats won only one of their eight games. In their past ten games, they have only won one. This has been a very disappointing season for them and in their next game, it is expected to be another tough night. Their best player on the team is Kopp with 13.3 points per game along with 3.6 rebounds while Spencer and Buie each contribute double-figure scoring per night. Aside from those three, there is not much scoring that they can get from other players in their roster.
Players to watch: M. Kopp F (23 GP 31.8 MIN 13.3 PTS 3.6 REB 1.3 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 41.2 FG% 87.3 FT% 40.2 3PT%), P. Spencer G (23 GP 28.7 MIN 10.7 PTS 3.8 REB 3.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 2.4 TO 45.4 FG% 80 FT% 26.7 3PT%), B. Buie G (18 GP 23.4 MIN 10.3 PTS 1.9 REB 2.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1.8 TO 37.6 FG% 72.3 FT% 35.1 3PT%).
Penn State Nittany Lions
The Penn State Nittany Lions currently owns a 19-5 record and they only trail the top team in the Big Ten Conference by just one game. They have won seven straight games and their last registered loss was against the Minnesota Golden Gophers back on January 15. This team has defended their home court well as they won 12 out of 13 contests. Expect this team to ride on the shoulders of Stevens who is averaging 17.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game while Jones contributes 14.1 points a night. Heading to this game, their full arsenal will be on showcase as this team boasts a deep bench.
Players to Watch: L. Stevens F (24 GP 30.1 MIN 17.5 PTS 6.8 REB 2.3 AST 1.2 STL 1.2 BLK 2.6 TO 45.6 FG% 72.7 FT% 27.9 3PT%), M. Jones G (22 GP 29.5 MIN 14.1 PTS 3 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 45.8 FG% 77.6 FT% 41.3 3PT%), M. Watkins F (24 GP 21.4 MIN 10 PTS 8 REB 0.6 AST 1 STL 2.6 BLK 1.2 TO 56.4 FG% 52.9 FT% 0 3PT%).
Northwestern Wildcats vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Predictions
Northwestern is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Penn State Nittany Lions
Penn State is 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Northwestern Wildcats vs Penn State Nittany Lions Betting Picks
The Wildcats are picked as the huge underdogs in this game and it is obvious to Online Betting. Expect that the Lions will give the Wildcats a long night as this team aims to overtake the Maryland Terrapins for the top spot in the Big Ten Conference.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Wildcats is +664 while the Lions are on a very wide -1000 at home.
Spread: A very wide 13 points across the spread as the Lions own the -13 while on the other side are the Wildcats with +13.
Total: 142 is the given total for this game. Wildcats are over while the Lions are the team going under.
Score Prediction: 77-61, Lions.