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    The Purdue Boilermakers (3-7) play on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET against the Northwestern Wildcats (5-5) at Ryan Field.

    The Boilermakers are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), against the Wildcats. The over/under for this game is 49 points.

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    Game Info for Purdue vs. Northwestern

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BTN
    • Location: Evanston, Illinois
    • Stadium: Ryan Field
    Purdue vs Northwestern Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Purdue -3 -106 -114 49 -110 -110 -146 +123

    Purdue Pick Insights

    • Purdue’s ATS record is 4-6-0 this season.
    • Purdue is 0-1 against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • Purdue games have gone over the point total on six of 10 occasions (60%).

    Purdue Stats & Insights

    • Purdue is totaling 366.3 yards per game on offense, which ranks 83rd in the FBS. On defense, the Boilermakers rank 84th, surrendering 389.7 yards per game.
    • With 31.1 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS, Purdue has had to lean on their 91st-ranked offense (23.7 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • Purdue ranks 84th in pass offense (211.9 passing yards per game) and 103rd in pass defense (244.2 passing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Purdue ranks 72nd in run offense (154.4 rushing yards per game) and 60th in run defense (145.5 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • In addition to a 44% third-down percentage allowed on defense, which ranks 24th-worst in the FBS, Purdue has put up the 88th-ranked third-down conversion rate (36.6%) on offense.
    • Purdue ranks 66th in college football with an even turnover margin after forcing 14 turnovers (62nd in the FBS) while committing 14 (66th in the FBS).

    Purdue’s Best Players

    • Hudson Card has compiled 2,112 yards (211.2 ypg) on 194-of-331 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 118 rushing yards (11.8 ypg) on 81 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Devin Mockobee, has carried the ball 142 times for 711 yards (71.1 per game), scoring five times.
    • This season, Tyrone Tracy Jr. has carried the ball 86 times for 508 yards (50.8 per game) and seven touchdowns.
    • Deion Burks’ leads his squad with 529 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 36 receptions (out of 83 targets) and scored seven touchdowns.
    • TJ Sheffield has grabbed 31 passes while averaging 36 yards per game and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Abdur-Rahmaan Yaseen has been the target of 40 passes and hauled in 25 receptions for 329 yards, an average of 32.9 yards per contest.
    • Kydran Jenkins has collected seven sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 12 TFL and 47 tackles.
    • Dillon Thieneman has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 82 tackles and three interceptions so far.

    Northwestern Betting Insights

    • Northwestern is 6-3-0 ATS this year.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 3 points or more, the Wildcats have a 5-3 record against the spread.
    • In Northwestern’s nine games with a set total, five have hit the over (55.6%).

    Northwestern Pick Insights

    • Northwestern’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, putting up 295.3 total yards per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 31st with 332.1 total yards ceded per contest.
    • Northwestern’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, generating 20.5 points per game, which ranks 22nd-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 48th with 22.8 points ceded per contest.
    • Northwestern’s pass defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 14th-best in the FBS with 181.7 passing yards surrendered per game. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 193.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 104th.
    • Northwestern’s rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, putting up 101.6 rushing yards per game, which ranks 14th-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 72nd with 150.4 rushing yards surrendered per contest.
    • Northwestern is generating a 42.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (41st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 41.1% third-down rate (91st-ranked) on defense.
    • At +5, Northwestern sports the 28th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 11 forced turnovers (100th in the FBS) and six turnovers committed (fourth in the FBS).

    Northwestern’s Best Players

    • Ben Bryant leads Northwestern with 1,121 yards on 113-of-187 passing with eight touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season.
    • Cam Porter has carried the ball 123 times for 454 yards, with two touchdowns.
    • Anthony Tyus III has taken 35 carries and totaled 162 yards.
    • Bryce Kirtz leads his team with 526 receiving yards on 36 catches with four touchdowns.
    • Cam Johnson has caught 40 passes and compiled 472 receiving yards (47.2 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • A.J. Henning’s 32 receptions (on 52 targets) have netted him 284 yards (28.4 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Aidan Hubbard has collected six sacks to pace the team, while also recording five TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Bryce Gallagher, Northwestern’s tackle leader, has 80 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Devin Turner has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 52 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

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