Bowling Green Falcons vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds
Northern Illinois looks to cover the Huskies-Falcons pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 5-15 mark when they host Bowling Green in college basketball wagering action.
This season, the Huskies are 5-15 overall and 10-9 ATS ATS, while the Falcons are 8-13 and 9-10-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Northern Illinois boasts a 6-11 on the OU, and Bowling Green is 8-8.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Falcons were listed as 2-point favorites earlier in the day at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 287 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Falcons, who rate No. 227 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 60-54 victory for the Falcons.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Falcons rank No. 244 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.2 per game. That compares with Northern Illinois’s No. 209 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Illinois is college basketball's No. 306-ranked team at 4.6 per game, while the Falcons rate No. 258 with 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 221-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.9 points per game. Northern Illinois, meanwhile, comes in at No. 343 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Bowling Green was a 70-59 winner at home against Ball State. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Bowling Green got 19 points from Jordon Crawford en route to a 70-59 victory over Ball State on Saturday at Stroh Center.
In their last action, Northern Illinois was a 69-64 loser at home against Toledo. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Northern Illinois got 19 points from Abdel Nader but lost anyway, 69-64, to Toledo on Saturday at NIU Convocation Center.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Ohio are 4-6
After playing Ball State are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Toledo are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few Falcons at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bowling Green's last 5 games on the road
Bowling Green is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Northern Illinois
Bowling Green is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Bowling Green is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northern Illinois's last 7 games when playing Bowling Green
Northern Illinois is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Bowling Green
Northern Illinois is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Northern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Bowling Green at Ohio, Saturday, February 9
Northern Illinois at Buffalo, Saturday, February 9