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Northern Illinois Huskies home to Chippewas in NCAAB betting action

Central Michigan ChippewasNorthern Illinois Huskies
Feb 23, 8:00 PM | NIU Convocation Center

Central Michigan Chippewas vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds

8-18TEAM RECORD7-18

NIU Convocation Center will host Huskies vs. Chippewas action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Huskies sport records of 7-18 and 10-9-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Chippewas have 8-18 and 6-14-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-7 for the Huskies and 7-16 for the Chippewas.

View Central Michigan vs Northern Illinois Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Chippewas are listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies sit at No. 254 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chippewas sit at No. 290 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Huskies will win this game 62-61.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Chippewas rank No. 253 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.5 per game. That compares with Northern Illinois’s No. 112 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Illinois is college basketball's No. 200-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Chippewas rate No. 303 with 4.9 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Michigan owns the country's No. 35-rated mark, allowing 64.2 points per game on the highway. Northern Illinois, on the other hand, rates No. 196 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Central Michigan, they were a 61-55 loser as they battled Niagara on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Central Michigan suffered a 61-55 loss against Niagara on Saturday, getting 23 points from Jalin Thomas in a losing effort at Gallagher Center.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 60-48 loser as they battled Seattle at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Michael Patton scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 60-48 to Seattle at NIU Convocation Center on Saturday).

Central Michigan Chippewas Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Ball State are 6-4
After playing Niagara are 1-1
After a loss are 5-5

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toledo are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

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

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

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