Saturday's contest that pits the Northwestern Wildcats (3-0) against the Rhode Island Rams (3-0) at Mohegan Sun Arena has a projected final score of 73-67 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Northwestern, who is a small favorite in this matchup according to our model. Tipoff is at 2:30 PM on November 18.

According to our computer prediction, Rhode Island projects to cover the 9.5-point spread in its matchup against Northwestern. The over/under has been set at 134.5, and the two teams are projected to hit the over.

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Northwestern vs. Rhode Island Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Uncasville, Connecticut
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Line: Northwestern -9.5
  • Point Total: 134.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Northwestern -450, Rhode Island +340

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Northwestern vs. Rhode Island Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Northwestern 73, Rhode Island 67

Spread & Total Prediction for Northwestern vs. Rhode Island

  • Pick ATS: Rhode Island (+9.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (134.5)

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Northwestern Performance Insights

  • Last year, Northwestern was 280th in the nation on offense (67.7 points scored per game) and 23rd-best defensively (62.8 points conceded).
  • The Wildcats were 171st in the nation in rebounds per game (31.9) and 231st in rebounds conceded (31.9) last year.
  • Last season Northwestern was ranked 193rd in the nation in assists with 12.8 per game.
  • At 7.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 32.1% from downtown last year, the Wildcats were 149th and 291st in the nation, respectively, in those categories.
  • Giving up 7.5 3-pointers per game and conceding 33.8% from downtown last season, Northwestern was 218th and 187th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
  • Northwestern took 41% percent of its shots from behind the 3-point line last year, and 59% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 32.3% of Northwestern's baskets were 3-pointers, and 67.7% were 2-pointers.

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