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Seattle favored by 8 against Northern Illinois on Wednesday

Northern Illinois HuskiesSeattle Redhawks
Dec 19, 10:00 PM | KeyArena

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Seattle Redhawks Odds

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The Northern Illinois Huskies will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Redhawks in Seattle at KeyArena on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Supporters of the Huskies have watched them go 2-7 and 4-4 ATS on the year, while the Redhawks are at 3-5 and 3-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Redhawks are 2-2, while the Huskies have a 1-5 mark.

View Northern Illinois vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Seattle Redhawks as 8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Redhawks sit at No. 224 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Huskies sit at No. 261 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Huskies will win this game 60-58.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 174 in NCAA hoops at 35.6 per game. Contrast that with Seattle’s No. 8 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Seattle is the No. 87-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Northern Illinois rates No. 318 at 4.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Illinois owns the country's No. 183-rated mark, allowing 71 points per game on the highway. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 161 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 69-64 loser as they battled DePaul on the road. They covered in the match as a 17-point underdog. Abdel Nader scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 69-64 to DePaul at Allstate Arena on Sunday).

Seattle was a 91-82 loser in its last match at home against Jackson State. Seattle suffered a 91-82 loss against Jackson State on Monday, getting 20 points from Sterling Carter in a losing effort at KeyArena.

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
After playing DePaul are 3-4
After a loss are 4-6

Seattle Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Huskies at Redhawks trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Northern Illinois at Washington, Saturday, December 22
Seattle home to Campbell, Saturday, December 22