The No. 2 seed UCLA Bruins (30-5) are set to take on the No. 7 seed Northwestern Wildcats (22-11) with a Sweet 16 berth in the West Region of the bracket up for grabs on Saturday at Golden 1 Center. UCLA is a 7.5-point favorite to advance in this second round matchup, which airs on TNT. The point total is 126.5 for the matchup.

Northwestern vs. UCLA Odds & Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV: TNT
  • Where: Sacramento, California
  • Venue: Golden 1 Center
Favorite Spread Over/Under
UCLA -7.5 126.5

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Wildcats Betting Records & Stats

  • Northwestern and its opponents have combined to score more than 126.5 points in 19 of 29 games this season.
  • Northwestern's average game total this season has been 130.5, 4.0 more points than this matchup's over/under.
  • Northwestern has a 17-12-0 record against the spread this year.
  • Northwestern has been an underdog in 14 games this season and has come away with the win eight times (57.1%) in those contests.
  • The Wildcats have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +290 moneyline set for this game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Northwestern has a 25.6% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Northwestern vs. UCLA Over/Under Stats

Games Over 126.5 % of Games Over 126.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
UCLA 21 65.6% 74.3 142.2 60.1 122.7 137.4
Northwestern 19 65.5% 67.9 142.2 62.6 122.7 134.2

Additional Northwestern Insights & Trends

  • Northwestern has a 7-3 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall over its last 10 games.
  • In their past 10 contests, the Wildcats have hit the over three times.
  • The Wildcats score 7.8 more points per game (67.9) than the Bruins give up (60.1).
  • Northwestern is 14-6 against the spread and 19-5 overall when it scores more than 60.1 points.

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UCLA vs. Northwestern Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 7.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
UCLA 17-15-0 12-10 16-16-0
Northwestern 17-12-0 2-0 11-18-0

Northwestern vs. UCLA Home/Away Splits

UCLA Northwestern
17-0 Home Record 13-5
9-2 Away Record 7-4
10-6-0 Home ATS Record 7-8-0
4-6-0 Away ATS Record 7-3-0
77.8 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 68.2
69.8 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 69.5
8-8-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 3-12-0
4-6-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 6-4-0

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