Tuesday's game that pits the Northwestern Wildcats (2-0) versus the Western Michigan Broncos (0-2) at Welsh-Ryan Arena is expected to be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 80-64 in favor of Northwestern, who is big favorites by our model. Game time is at 8:00 PM ET on November 14.

According to our computer prediction, Western Michigan projects to cover the 23.5-point spread in its matchup versus Northwestern. The total is currently listed at 137.5, and the two sides are projected to exceed it.

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Western Michigan vs. Northwestern Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: B1G+
  • Where: Evanston, Illinois
  • Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena
  • Line: Northwestern -23.5
  • Point Total: 137.5

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Western Michigan vs. Northwestern Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Northwestern 80, Western Michigan 64

Spread & Total Prediction for Western Michigan vs. Northwestern

  • Pick ATS: Western Michigan (+23.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (137.5)

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Western Michigan Performance Insights

  • Western Michigan put up 69.9 points per game (212th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while giving up 74.0 points per contest (290th-ranked).
  • With 33.4 boards per game, the Broncos were 79th in the country. They allowed 29.5 rebounds per contest, which ranked 82nd in college basketball.
  • Western Michigan ranked 204th in college basketball with 12.7 assists per game.
  • The Broncos, who were 217th in college basketball with 12.2 turnovers per game, forced 9.3 turnovers per contest, which was sixth-worst in the nation.
  • The Broncos were 92nd in the country with 8.1 threes per game last season. Meanwhile, they ranked 240th with a 33.0% shooting percentage from downtown.
  • With 8.3 treys conceded per game, Western Michigan ranked 300th in the nation. It allowed a 36.1% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranked 313th in college basketball.
  • Last year Western Michigan took 58.4% two-pointers, accounting for 68.2% of the team's buckets. It shot 41.6% three-pointers (31.8% of the team's baskets).

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