Where: Mackey Arena, West Lafayette, IN
When: Sunday, December 8, 5:00 PM. ET.
The Purdue Boilermakers will be going for their second consecutive win when they take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Sunday afternoon.
Wildcats Going For Fourth Win In Five GamesThe Wildcats were able to bounce back from their loss to Pittsburgh with a win over Boston College, which gave them their third win in their last four games. They will be going for their second win in a row and fourth win in their last five contests when they play the Boilermakers on Sunday.
Northwestern has struggled offensively, averaging 68.3 points per game. The team is shooting 42 percent from the field and 31 percent from three-point range. They scored a season-high 82 points in their last game and will need another hot shooting game to beat the Boilermakers.
Miller Kopp led the way for the Wildcats with 20 points and four rebounds. Boo Buie also finished with 20 points and four rebounds, while Ryan Young added 12 points and four rebounds for the Wildcats.
Northwestern has played well defensively, giving up 63.9 points per game. They gave up 64 points in their last game and will need another good defensive performance to get the win on Sunday.
Boilermakers Going For Fifth Win In Six GamesThe Boilermakers are coming off a win over the defending champion Virginia Cavaliers, who were the fifth-ranked team in the country. They will try to build on the win by defeating the Wildcats on Sunday, giving them their fifth win in their last six games and seventh consecutive win over the Wildcats.
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Purdue is averaging 70.3 points per game, shooting 44 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 69 points against the Cavaliers and will need to play better if they want to get the win on Sunday.
Sasha Stefanovic led the way for the Boilermakers with 20 points, three rebounds, and four steals. Jahaad Proctor finished with 16 points, four rebounds, and four steals, while Matt Haarms added 11 points, five rebounds, and three assists for the Boilermakers.
Purdue is one of the best defensive teams in the country, holding opponents to 56.1 points per game. They held Virginia to 40 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive performance to get past the Wildcats.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Northwestern is:
- 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
- 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Purdue.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Purdue is:
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.