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Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats 11/16/2019 Picks, Game Analysis and Odds

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Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats 11-16-2019 Picks Game Analysis and Odds

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats 11/16/2019 – It’s time for two struggling teams to battle for their week 12 of college football from Ryan Field. UMASS Minutemen will take on Northwestern Wildcats this Saturday as they try to get their second victory. The Minutemen are sitting at the bottom of the Independent FBS with a 1-9 record on the season. Northwestern Wildcats have lost eight of their nine games this season and they hold a 0-7 record in conference play. Both teams have struggled to get past opponents with the best sportsbook sites against their predictions.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats 11/16/2019

When: Saturday, November 16, 12:01 PM EST
Where: Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois
TV: BTN
Stream: SofaScore

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats 11/16/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Minutemen +39.5 (-110) 56.5 o (-105) +15000
Wildcats -39.5 (-110) 56.5 u (-115) -45000
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Massachusetts Minutemen

Massachusetts will struggle in this game with their offensive unit holding an average of 20 plus points per game. From the defensive end, the Minutemen have allowed opponents to score an average of 53 plus points. It has been a total mismatch for Massachusetts Minutemen with their offensive and defensive line. Overall, they need to improve on both sides and this will not be an easy chance since the sportsbooks are not on their side.

Players to watch: A. Brito QB (82 CMP 151 ATT 763 YDS 54.3 CMP% 5.1 AVG 56 LNG 7 TD 6 INT), B. Ally RB (124 ATT 660 YDS 5.3 AVG 63 LNG 6 TD), C. Roberson WR (97 ATT 321 YDS 3.3 AVG 40 LNG 2 TD), J. Johnson Jr. WR (34 REC 284 YDS 8.4 AVG 40 LNG 2 TD), Z. Simon WR (24 REC 282 YDS 11.8 AVG 38 LNG 1 TD).

Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats are terrible with their offensive unit, but they seem to be doing much better than the Minutemen with their defense. The Wildcats are allowing opponents to score an average of 25 plus points per game. From the offensive end, Northwestern is scoring an average of just 11 plus points. What they really need in this game is a strong offense to get past the Minutemen. The Wildcats will struggle with their weak offense, but the defense will save them in this game.

Players to watch: A. Smith QB (79 CMP 158 ATT 684 YDS 50 CMP% 4.3 AVG 33 LNG 3 TD 7 INT), D. Anderson RB (115 ATT 498 YDS 4.3 AVG 31 LNG 3 TD), I. Bowser RB (59 ATT 204 YDS 3.5 AVG 21 LNG 0 TD), R. Lees WR (36 REC 254 YDS 7.1 AVG 19 LNG 1 TD), R. Chiaokhiao-Bowman WR (15 REC 174 YDS 11.6 AVG 23 LNG 0 TD).

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Numbers

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Massachusetts Minutemen

Minutemen is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Massachusetts’ last 8 games.
Massachusetts is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Minutemen is 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
Massachusetts is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big 10 conference.

Northwestern Wildcats

Wildcats are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northwestern’s last 9 games.
Northwestern is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
Wildcats are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northwestern’s last 5 games played in November.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Picks

The path looks clear for Northwestern Wildcats in this game with their defensive line intact. UMASS will struggle since they have already surrendered extra points to opponents. The predicted score is 24 against 3.