NCAA Matchups  >>  Michigan Wolverines vs. Northwestern Wildcats Preview 01/03/2013

The Michigan Wolverines and the Northwestern Wildcats will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Wolverines listed as 10½-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game's total is sitting at 129½.
Michigan won its last outing, an 88-73 result against Central Michigan on December 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 26.5-point favorite.
Last time out for Northwestern, they were a 63-42 winner as they battled Brown at home. They covered in the match as a 13-point favorite.
Michigan:
Team record: 13-0 SU, 8-4 ATS
Current streak: won 13 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Northwestern

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Iowa are 6-4
After playing Central are 2-2
After a win are 10-0

Northwestern:
Team record: 9-4 SU, 6-4 ATS

is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Michigan
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Brown are 1-3
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Michigan home to Iowa, Sunday, January 6
Northwestern at Minnesota, Sunday, January 6