northwestern state vs louisiana-monroe ncaab prediction

NCAAB Northwestern vs Louisiana-Monroe Prediction 11/28/2023

The Northwestern State Demons (0-5) travel to face off against the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (1-3) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in Monroe and televised on ESPN+. Both Northwestern State and Louisiana-Monroe will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.

Northwestern State Demons vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks

The Northwestern State Demons Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into their sixth game of the season, Northwestern State currently holds a 0-5 record. In their last five road games, which includes games from last year, Northwestern State went 0-5. Northwestern State has not fared well against the spread this season, currently sitting at 0-5. However, in their last five games, they have gone 3-2 ATS.

Northwestern State’s games have, on average, featured 155 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 149.7 points so far. The Demons’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 71 points per game.

The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into their 5th meeting of the season, Louisiana-Monroe has a 1-3 record. In their last five home games, which includes last year, Louisiana-Monroe has gone 1-4. As of today’s game, Louisiana-Monroe has a 1-3 ATS record. Taking into account their performance from last season, Louisiana-Monroe is 4-5 vs. the spread in their last ten games.

So far, Louisiana-Monroe’s games have averaged 129 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.1 points. In the Warhawks’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 70 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-3.

Northwestern State Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Northwestern State offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against Presbyterian. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.6%, and they made 5 threes. Ryan Forrest is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Cliff Davis brings a PPG average of 15.2 into the game.

Ryan Forrest (G) 18.0 2.8 1.3
Cliff Davis (G) 15.2 3.4 0.6
Braelon Bush (G) 8.8 1.7 2.5

Louisiana-Monroe Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Louisiana-Monroe offense put up 57 points against SMU. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 33.8% and made 5 threes. The top scorer for the Warhawks was Tyreese Watson with 14 points, while Jalen Bolden also added 8 to the scoreboard.

Tyreke Locure (G) 9.6 4.8 3.2
Nika Metskhvarishvili (F) 9.0 3.8 2.6
Tyreese Watson (G) 8.0 1.4 0.8

Northwestern State Team Defense

So far, the Demons’ defense is ranked 200th in the country at 79.0 points per contest. So far, the Northwestern State defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.7 times per game (428th).

Louisiana-Monroe Team Defense

So far, the Warhawks’ defense is ranked 140th in the country at 73.0 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Northwestern State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.0%.

Demons vs Warhawks Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Northwestern State has a 3-2 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 0-5, while averaging 73 points per game.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Warhawks offense has averaged 52 points per game while allowing an average of 73. Louisiana-Monroe posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Demons have gone 5-5 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-9.
  • Louisiana-Monroe has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Demons vs Warhawks Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Warhawks vs. Warhawks game, our recommendation is to take the Warhawks at -8. Despite our model showing the Warhawks winning 75-70, we like Demons as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 141.5, and our model projects the Demons and Warhawks to reach a combined total of 145 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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