Toledo Rockets vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Matchup Report
Northern Illinois Huskies vs Toledo Rockets Odds
The visiting Northern Illinois Huskies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Savage Arena against the Toledo Rockets.
This season, the Rockets are 13-13 overall and 12-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Huskies are 5-22 and 12-14 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Toledo boasts a 8-10-3 on the OU, and Northern Illinois is 7-17.
The Rockets were listed as 10.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rockets - Huskies odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toledo is rated No. 234 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Illinois is at No. 271. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 63-55 win for the Rockets.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Huskies rank No. 225 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.6 per game. That compares with Toledo’s No. 251 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Toledo is college basketball's No. 231-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Huskies rate No. 323 with 4.4 per game.
Defensively, Northern Illinois features the nation's No. 108-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.7 points per game. Toledo, meanwhile, comes in at No. 192 nationally in scoring at home.
Northern Illinois was a 69-50 loser in their most recent outing at home against Central Michigan. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. The Huskies endured a 69-50 loss at the hands of the Chippewas on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Mike Davis at NIU Convocation Center.
Toledo was an 86-72 loser in its last match at home against Ball State. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Rian Pearson scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Rockets to a win (they lost 86-72 to Ball State at Savage Arena on Saturday).
Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Ball State are 5-5
After playing Central Michigan are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Eastern Michigan are 2-8
After playing Ball State are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few Huskies at Rockets trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Northern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toledo
Northern Illinois is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Toledo is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
Toledo is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toledo's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toledo's last 7 games when playing Northern Illinois
Northern Illinois at Ball State, Saturday, March 9
Toledo at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, March 9