Northwestern Wildcats 2019 NCAAF Betting Odds And Preview
Northwestern 2019 College Football Betting Odds And Preview
For the first time in the long Pat Fitzgerald’s tenure with the Wildcats, Northwestern won the Big Ten West division with a 9-5 record in 2018. A Holiday Bowl win finished what is considered the most successful year of Fitz seasons with the team since he took over in 2006.
The question is whether the Wildcats can take the next step and become a powerhouse program in the Big Ten Football landscape.
The coaches pool gave the Wildcats the last spot of their Top-25 ranking entering the season. Bet on the Northwestern Wildcats season wins and other futures.
Northwestern Wildcats 2019 NCAAF Season Win Total Prediction & Betting Odds
The oddsmakers at MyBookie.ag are not expecting a great year from the Northwestern Wildcats. Their performance last season was out of the ordinary.
The team is scheduled to win 6.5 games in 2019. To bet the Over we need to lay down $110 versus $120 to take the Under.
Northwestern Wildcats Season Win Totals Betting Odds
|Over 6.5 Wins||-110|
|Under 6.5 Wins||-120|
2019 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule Analysis
Northwestern will start the season on the road in a battle against Stanford in one of the most exciting clashes in week one. Right now, you can find them at +6.5 underdogs in the spread in this visit to California.
The return home in week two to face the UNLV Rebels is a game they should win; mostly because the next four weeks are brutal.
Northwestern Wildcats 2019 Roster Changes
HC Pat Fitzgerald will have new quarterback Hunter Johnson under center as he transferred from Clemson. Johnson is a five-star recruit in the 2017 recruiting class.
This should also be the breakout year of RB Isaiah Bowser, who recorded 734 yards in six games last season. On the receiving corp, five of their seven wideouts are back to help out Johnson.
On defense, the team will have to replace five starters, but playmaker DE Joe Gaziano is not one of them. Gaziano had 7.5 sacks last season.
Tough Starting Season Games
The Wildcats host Michigan State in week three to then travel to Wisconsin and Nebraska in back-to-back weeks. To make it even harder, when they return home from a bye week, Ohio State will be waiting in a featured Big Ten matchup.
The rest of the year they will have an easier schedule. It includes four home games and a very winnable contest against UMass in an outside conference matchup.
Northwestern Wildcats Odds To Win The Big Ten Conference
The Wildcats are listed +2000 to win the Big Ten Conference title with a 5% implied probability of winning.
Last year they had a chance to win the Conference title for the first time since 2000. However, they lost to Ohio State in the Big Ten Conference Championship game.
Northwestern Wildcats Odds To Win The National Championship
Northwestern has never won the National Championship, and they are listed at MyBookie.ag at +15000 to get what would be quite the upset pick.
The play on the Wildcats to be National Champs has a less than a 1% of becoming a winner.
Northwestern Wildcats 2019 Win Total Prediction
The Wildcats might not win the Big Ten Championship or even their division, but they will be hard to beat in 2019. The oddsmakers are selling this team short. Northwestern is a well-coached team with a solid recruiting history over the past few years.
Even if the first part of their schedule is brutal, betting on the over 6.5 wins should be a no brainer.
Northwestern Wildcats Season Win Total Betting At MyBookie Sportsbook
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