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Chicago State Cougars at Northwestern Wildcats Betting Pick – Dec 13, 2023

The Chicago State Cougars and the Northwestern Wildcats will square off on Wednesday in a battle for the Windy City. The Chicago State Cougars come into the game with a 3-9 record. The Cougars are 1-3 away from home this season. They are coming off a loss to St. Thomas out of Minnesota. Chicago State has three wins; at Southern Indiana, with Morgan State and at home against Stetson.

For Northwestern, they start the week ranked 24th in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Wildcats are 6-0 on the season and 7-1 overall. The Wildcats lone loss came to Mississippi State. Northwestern is on a three game winning streak; with one of their wins over top ranked Purdue during that time.

The Northwestern Wildcats are big favorites over Chicago State. The Wildcats are listed at -23.5. The total for this game is 133.5.

Collins has Wildcats Rolling

The Northwestern Wildcats have been an impressive offensive team, especially as of late. In their three game winning streak, Coach Collins’ team is scoring 90 points per game. In the win over Detroit, Nick Martinelli scored a career high 22 points; coming off the bench.

Boo Buie is the top scorer for the Wildcats, with 18.4 per game. Buie is also one of the top guards in the Big Ten, as he is dishing out 4.8 assists per game. Second on the team in scoring is Brooks Barnhizer, with 14.1 per game.

The Wildcats are at DePaul on Saturday, before they take on Arizona State December 29th, and host Jackson State December 29th. The Wildcats will play a huge Big Ten game on January 2nd at Illinois.

Cougars Seeking Big Time Upset

For Chicago State, they are looking to spring a massive upset here. The Cougars are independent, so their schedule is all over the map this season. The Cougars are one of the worst offensive teams in all of College Basketball, with 65 points per game. In the win over Stetson, Jahsean Corbett scored 23 points.

Corbett is second on the team in scoring, and one of two guys scoring double digits per game. Wesley Cardet Jr is the top scorer with 17.2 points per game. Corbett is the top rebounder on the team as well, averaging just shy of 7 per game.

The Cougars will visit Valparaiso next on Saturday, and then head back home to host UT Rio Grande Valley and Bethune-Cookman. Just before Christmas, the Cougars go on the road to Wisconsin. Following, the Cougars go on the road for 7 straight games.

Wildcats Top Cougars

This should not be a competitive basketball game. If Northwestern is for real, and wants to be considered a contender in the Big Ten, they will win this game, and win it easily. The Cougars are one of the worst teams in all of College Basketball.

Buie and the boys have a big game and get close to 100 points. Our final betting prediction is the Northwestern Wildcats -23.5 over the Chicago State Cougars. The final score is Northwestern 92-52 over Chicago State.

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