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Eastern Michigan Eagles home to Huskies in NCAAB betting action

Northern Illinois HuskiesEastern Michigan Eagles
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | EMU Convocation Center

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds

3-22TEAM RECORD11-16

The Northern Illinois Huskies will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Eagles in Eastern Michigan at EMU Convocation Center on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Eastern Michigan will face the 3-22 Huskies, who own a 10-12 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 9-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 8-14 favoring the OVER.

View Northern Illinois vs Eastern Michigan Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Eagles are listed as 10-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Eagles, most recently No. 195 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 319 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 53-45 victory for the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Eastern Michigan's No. 342 nationally ranked offense (53.3 points per game) against a Huskies defense that sits as the No. 235 at 69.1 PPG. The Eagles have been averaging 38% from the field, more than the Huskies have managed so far this season (36.7% on average).

Defensively, Northern Illinois features the nation's No. 272-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 341 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 64-62 loser as they battled SIU Edwardsville on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Northern Illinois got 12 points from Abdel Nader but lost anyway, 64-62, to SIU Edwardsville on Saturday at Vadalabene Center.

In their last action, Eastern Michigan was a 54-49 loser on the road against Wisc-Green Bay. They covered the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The Eagles endured a 54-49 loss at the hands of the Phoenix on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Darrell Lampley at Resch Center.

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Central Michigan are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Ball State are 5-5
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 2-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Huskies at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Michigan
Northern Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
Eastern Michigan is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 6 games

Next up:
Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, Sunday, February 26
Eastern Michigan home to Ball State, Saturday, February 25

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