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    The No. 7 Northwestern Wildcats (21-11) are 1.5-point underdogs to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they square off against the No. 10 Boise State Broncos (24-9) on Thursday. Here are some insights into this 7-10 matchup in the West Region bracket that starts at 7:35 PM, live on truTV.

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    How do I watch Broncos vs. Wildcats?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:35 PM ET
    • TV Channel: truTV
    • Location: Sacramento, California
    • Arena: Golden 1 Center

    Betting Lines for Broncos vs. Wildcats

    Boise State vs Northwestern Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Boise State -1.5 128.5

    Boise State Betting Stats & Information

    • Boise State is 17-4 in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 81%).
    • The Broncos have a 17-4 record (winning 81% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -113 or shorter.
    • The Broncos are 17-14-1 against the spread this season.
    • The Wildcats are 11-5 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under Boise State has had in its matchups this year is 8.1 more points than this particular game’s point total.

    Northwestern Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Northwestern has been the underdog 16 times and won nine, or 56.2%, of those games.
    • The Wildcats have a record of 9-7 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least -106 on the moneyline.
    • The Wildcats’ ATS record is 19-13-0 this season.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 1.5 points or more, the Wildcats have an 11-5 record against the spread.
    • Northwestern’s games this season have averaged a total of 130.1 points, 1.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

    Boise State vs. Northwestern Season Stat Comparison

    Boise State Rank Boise State AVG Northwestern AVG Northwestern Rank
    166th 72.2 Points Scored 67.7 282nd
    34th 64.3 Points Allowed 62.5 19th
    89th 33.2 Rebounds 32.1 157th
    265th 7.6 Off. Rebounds 8.9 142nd
    126th 7.8 3pt Made 7.7 139th
    319th 11.2 Assists 12.9 189th
    50th 10.6 Turnovers 9.1 7th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Boise State Broncos Leaders

    • The leader in rebounds and assists for the Broncos is Marcus Shaver Jr., who grabs 6.1 boards and distributes 3.8 assists per game to go with a 13.5 PPG scoring average.
    • Tyson Degenhart leads Boise State in scoring, averaging 14.3 per game to go with 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
    • Max Rice makes more threes per game than any other member of the Broncos, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.2 per contest.

    Northwestern Wildcats Leaders

    • Boo Buie racks up 17.1 points and adds 4.5 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wildcats’ leaderboards for those statistics.
    • Matthew Nicholson is at the top of the Northwestern rebounding leaderboard with 5.5 rebounds per game. He also scores 6 points and adds 1.3 assists per game.
    • Buie hits 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wildcats.

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