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UConn vs Northwestern Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

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UConn vs Northwestern Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

The No. 9 seed Northwestern Wildcats (22-11) are ready for their second-round NCAA Tournament matchup against the No. 1 seed UConn Huskies (32-3) on Sunday at 7:45 PM ET. The winner moves on to the Sweet 16 in the East Region bracket.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

UConn vs. Northwestern Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
  • TV Channel: truTV
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Arena: Barclays Center

Before making a wager on Sunday's UConn-Northwestern spread (UConn -13.5) or over/under (135.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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UConn vs. Northwestern: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • UConn has compiled a 23-12-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Northwestern is 19-14-0 ATS this year.
  • Northwestern covers the spread when it is a 13.5-point underdog or more 100% of the time. That's more often than UConn covers as a favorite of 13.5 or more (60%).
  • The Huskies have done a better job covering the spread in away games (7-4-0) than they have in home games (9-7-0).
  • The Wildcats' winning percentage against the spread at home is .529 (9-8-0). Away, it is .636 (7-4-0).

UConn vs. Northwestern: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UConn has won in 25, or 92.6%, of the 27 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • The Huskies have yet to lose in eight games when named as moneyline favorite of -1400 or better.
  • Northwestern is 7-7 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • The Wildcats have played as a moneyline underdog of +800 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies UConn has a 93.3% chance of walking away with the win.

UConn vs. Northwestern Head-to-Head Comparison

  • UConn has a +619 scoring differential, topping opponents by 17.6 points per game. It is putting up 81.7 points per game to rank 21st in college basketball and is allowing 64.1 per outing to rank 13th in college basketball.
  • Tristen Newton's 15.1 points per game lead UConn and are 270th in the country.
  • Northwestern is outscoring opponents by 4.9 points per game, with a +162 scoring differential overall. It puts up 73.8 points per game (168th in college basketball) and gives up 68.9 per contest (86th in college basketball).
  • Boo Buie's 19.3 points per game paces Northwestern and ranks 50th in the country.
  • The Huskies average 38.7 rebounds per game (43rd in college basketball) while conceding 30.1 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 8.6 boards per game.
  • Donovan Clingan's 7.2 rebounds per game lead the Huskies and rank 161st in college basketball play.
  • The 31.5 rebounds per game the Wildcats accumulate rank 345th in college basketball, 1.9 fewer than the 33.4 their opponents pull down.
  • Brooks Barnhizer averages 7.5 rebounds per game (129th in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • UConn ranks first in college basketball with 109 points scored per 100 possessions, and 15th in college basketball defensively with 85.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Wildcats average 101.3 points per 100 possessions (42nd in college basketball), while giving up 94.6 points per 100 possessions (239th in college basketball).

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