VA
Contains commercial content
Sports Betting Sites / Betting Tips / Northwestern Wildcats vs Boise St Broncos | Odds, Picks and Predictions: 03/16/23

Northwestern Wildcats vs Boise St Broncos | Odds, Picks and Predictions: 03/16/23

March Madness Betting Tips · 03/16/2023 - 7:35 pm · Golden 1 Center

Publish Date: 03/16/2023
Fact checked by: Allan Howe

Northwestern VS Boist St PREVIEW

NCAA basketball tournament has begun as the 7 seed Wildcats will take on the 10th seed Broncos. This is the first round of the NCAA tournament which will take place in Sacramento, California in the West bracket. It’s one and done here in post-season play. Who will win and have another shot to advance in the Big Dance?

Recent form analysis

Villanova WildcatsYou’re surprised?

A lot of Big Ten fans were surprised to see what the Northwestern Wildcats were able to accomplish in the regular season. A top 3 team in conference play, knocking off preseason favorite IU in Assembly Hall and finishing with a 21-11 record. Chris Collins, the son of NBA player/coach Doug Collins, deserves a ton of credit as a great coach with what he’s accomplished in Evanston, Illinois. He’s turned the program from a laughing stock to a straight competitor in the Big 10.

Northwestern starts with their guards. Boo Buie and Chase Audige have been the offensive firepower for the Wildcats all year. Not exactly Shabazz Napier and Kemba Walker but good enough to make a solid postseason run. If you’re unable to contain them, especially from deep, then the Wildcats have just as good of a chance as anyone to survive and advance.

Denver BroncosNo respect

That is probably what the Boise St Broncos are feeling right now. Not a lot of people are watching the Mountain West Conference and giving a lot of credence to what the Broncos have been able to do the last couple of years. Coming in as an at-large bid, the Broncos have proven their body of work is NCAA tourney worthy. Now they need to show the rest of basketball country exactly what they can do on the nation’s biggest stage.

The Broncos attack the opposition from a team standpoint. Their leading scorer is only averaging around 12 points per game. They don’t have the same attack that the Wildcats do, but their defense can be stingy. They’ll need a team effort to win this game, but a lot of people believe they should be favored and Vegas only giving up 1.5 points think it's closer than the general populous.
Head to Head
This is the first time these teams have met this year and it’s not very often the Big Ten and Mountain West clash. This is an opportunity for the smaller conference to show what kind of product they are able to produce. Will they?

Tip:
-Northwestern to cover
Best Odd
-1.5
Brand
FanDuel
Max. Bonus
Bet Now

Statistical highlights

Team Leaders

Points

Giannis-Mil

31,5 PPG

54.3 FG%

66.5 FT%

D.Ayton-Pho

18.2 PPG

49.3 FG%

83.7 FT%

Rebounds

Giannis-Mil

11.9 RPG

8.3 DRPG

3.6 ORPG

D.Ayton-Pho

10.2 RPG

8.2 DRPG

2.0 ORPG

Assists

Holiday-Mil

7.3 APG

2.9TOPG

33.1 MPG

Ayton-Pho

1.9 APG

1.8TOPG

30.4 MPG

Villanova Wildcats vs. Denver Broncos

Our Betting Pick for Today

In this matchup, I’m taking the Northwestern Wildcats to win and cover the 1.5. I like going with teams that have individual difference-makers at this point in the season. The Wildcats have two and that can be the difference.

The over/under

The over under is sitting at 127.5. Middle of the road for a college game. Give me the under. Opening games can be about nerves and poor shooting and execution. That leads to lowere scores and I think that is what we see in this one.

Read Also
Betting Tips
11/19/2023 - 8:20 pm
Mile High Stadium
Tip:
Vikings
115.0
FanDuel
11/17/2023 - 7:30 pm
Frost Bank Center
Tip:
Kings
120.0
FanDuel
11/16/2023 - 8:15 pm
M&T Bank Stadium
Tip:
-
-
BetMGM
Latest News
LeBron vs Kevin: Durant Who Is Better? The Slim Reaper against The King of th...
Hoop aficionados gather: let's talk about two certified ...
Top 10 Best Centers in NBA of all time
The modern NBA game is an outside game ...
UEFA Champions League Best Bets From Soccer Expert Pick Management
It's another slate of the UEFA Champions League ...
Our Team
Allan HoweDan HolmesMike GoodpasterJacob RebbSara Jane Gamelli
Allan Howe
Allan Howe
Editor
Dan Holmes
Dan Holmes
Sports Writer
Mike Goodpaster
Mike Goodpaster
Editor
Jacob Rebb
Jacob Rebb
Writer | Editor
Sara Jane Gamelli
Sara Jane Gamelli
Sports Writer | Capper

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

21+NCPG
Close
×
Your Promo Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site