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NCAA Basketball Odds: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Indiana State Sycamores

The Indiana State Sycamores host Northern Illinois on Wednesday, looking to build on their 2-4 mark against the 4-3 Huskies in college basketball betting action at Hulman Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Indiana State Sycamores to cover the point spread in this one found them as -6.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Indiana State Sycamores Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana State Sycamores sit at 2-4 (4-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Northern Illinois Huskies are currently 4-3 (3-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Indiana State is 3-2 OU, and Northern Illinois is 4-2 OU.

The Sycamores - Huskies odds would favor the Huskies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Indiana State is rated No. 257 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Illinois is at No. 99.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Indiana State's No. 104-ranked scoring average of 77.33 PPG, against a Northern Illinois Huskies defense rated No. 145 and allowing 71.43 PPG. The Indiana State Sycamores FG% has averaged 44.74% to date this season, less than the Northern Illinois Huskies shooters have managed so far (44.77% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies got 21 points from Aaric Armstead as Northern Illinois ran past UIC 92-81 on Saturday at NIU Convocation Center.

The Sycamores got 24 points from Brenton Scott, but it was Quinnipiac that prevailed in a 80-77 final on Sunday at HP Field House.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Northern Illinois's last 10 games on the road
  • Indiana State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • Indiana State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Illinois at Minnesota, Sunday, December 11th
Indiana State at Utah State, Saturday, December 3rd

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