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Buffalo Bulls Battle vs Northern Illinois Huskies Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

College basketball betting interest will be high on Tuesday when the Huskies of Northern Illinois hit the hard court against the Bulls of Buffalo.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Illinois Huskies opened as 6-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Bulls sit at 11-12 (11-7-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Northern Illinois Huskies are currently 14-9 (11-9 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Buffalo is 10-8 OU, and Northern Illinois is 12-8 OU.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Buffalo Bulls at No. 55 and the Northern Illinois Huskies at No. 89 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Buffalo has the nation's No. 76-rated offensive output, at 77.52 PPG. The visiting Northern Illinois Huskies defense ranks No. 62 allowing on average 68.35 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 44.62% so far, more than the Buffalo Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.04% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Illinois got 21 points from Aaric Armstead en route to a 81-69 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday at NIU Convocation Center.

The battle between the Bulls and Cardinals didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ball State was handed a 96-69 defeat on Friday at Worthen Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northern Illinois is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
  • Northern Illinois is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Illinois at Western Michigan, Saturday, February 11th
Buffalo at Bowling Green, Saturday, February 11th

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