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Pittsburgh Panthers vs Northwestern Wildcats 12/9/2020 NCAAB Odds, Previews & Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Northwestern Wildcats 12/9/2020 – Yet another interesting NCAA basketball game is all set to take place at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Illinois. The NCAA basketball betting odds are up as Pittsburgh Panthers take the road to squad-off against Northwestern Wildcats. The Panthers are holding a 2-1 overall record on the season after their last success against Northern Illinois Huskies. As for the Wildcats, they managed to start their season well with two back to back victories. The Wildcats are playing this game at home and will do their best to defend the Panthers from winning.
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Northwestern Wildcats 12/9/2020
The Pittsburgh Panthers lost their season opener against Saint Francis Red Flash with a 10-point difference. The Panthers tossed in 70 and gave up 80 to the Red Flash. In their last two games, Pittsburgh was successful and is now on a two-game winning streak. The Panthers defeated Northern Illinois Huskies with a final score of 89-59. Their scoring offense is touching close to 81 points per game on average. From the defensive end, the Panthers are surrendering 71 points to opponents on the average per game.
Players to watch: A. Toney G (GP 3 MIN 33.3 PTS 18.3 REB 4.7 AST 4 STL 1.7 BLK 0.3 TO 3.3 FG% 63.3 FT% 55 3PT% 42.9), J. Champagnie F (GP 3 MIN 32 PTS 17.7 REB 8 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 1 TO 1.3 FG% 50 FT% 66.7 3PT% 41.7), X. Johnson G (GP 3 MIN 31.7 PTS 17 REB 4.7 AST 8.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 3.3 FG% 50 FT% 80 3PT% 29.4).
The Northwestern Wildcats won both their games with a big difference in their score. In their season opener, the Wildcats defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions with a score of 92-49. In their last game, the Wildcats took out Chicago State Cougars with a final score of 111-66. The Wildcats are already touching an average of close to 102 points per game with their scoring offense. From the defense side, they are surrendering just 57.5 points to opponents. When it comes to rebounds, Northwestern has recorded an average of 52 boards per game.
Players to watch: C. Audige G (GP 2 MIN 20.5 PTS 18 REB 6.5 AST 2 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 1 FG% 37.9 FT% 71.4 3PT% 26.7), M. Kopp F (GP 2 MIN 26.5 PTS 17 REB 1.5 AST 2 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 0 FG% 60 FT% 81.8 3PT% 70), T. Berry G (GP 2 MIN 20 PTS 14.5 REB 5 AST 1.5 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 0.5 FG% 55.6 FT% 44.4 3PT% 45.5).
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Predictions
Pittsburgh is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games.
Northwestern is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Pittsburgh Panthers vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Picks
The Wildcats are a powerhouse in scoring with tight defensive skills. Pittsburgh will not stand a chance to win this game against the Wildcats. The NCAA college betting lines are in support for Northwestern to win and cover the spread.
Moneyline: +160 is the moneyline for Pittsburgh and -185 is the moneyline for Northwestern Wildcats.
Spread: The spread for the Panthers is +5 (-110) and the spread for the Wildcats is -5 (-110).
Totals: Over 143 (-110) is the total for Pittsburgh and under 143 (-110) is the total for Northwestern.
Score Prediction: 85-78 Wildcats win.