NCAA Matchups  >>  Northwestern Wildcats vs. Purdue Boilermakers Preview 02/24/2013

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The Northwestern Wildcats and the Purdue Boilermakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Mackey Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Boilermakers listed as 7-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game's total is sitting at 121½.
Last time out for Northwestern, they were a 69-41 loser as they battled Wisconsin at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point underdog.
Purdue lost its last outing, an 83-55 result against Indiana on February 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 19-point underdog.
Northwestern:
Team record: 13-14 SU, 12-12 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Purdue
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Purdue
is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Purdue

When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Ohio State are 4-6
After playing Wisconsin are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Purdue:
Team record: 12-14 SU, 10-15-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Northwestern
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing at home against Northwestern
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Northwestern
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northwestern

When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Iowa are 8-2
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Northwestern home to Ohio State, Thursday, February 28
Purdue at Iowa, Wednesday, February 27