Jayhawks home to Huskies in NCAAF betting action
Northern Illinois Huskies vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
The Jayhawks will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Huskies at Memorial Stadium in Week 2 action.
They battle the Huskies, currently with a 1-0 mark (1-0 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Jayhawks and 1-0 for the Huskies.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Jayhawks as 5.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total is listed at 60.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 59-rated Huskies taking on the No. 91-rated Jayhawks in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 58-53 win for the Huskies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits the Kansas's #28-ranked offense, averaging 42 PPG, against a Huskies defensive that ranks #75 this week at 26 PPG. The Jayhawks aerial game is averaging 146 yards per game, more than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 106 YPG per game.
Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 49-26 winner as they battled Army at home. Northern Illinois covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 75 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Kansas was a 42-24 winner in their most recent outing at home against McNeese State. They covered the 14.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (66) made winners of OVER bettors.
Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on turf are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Huskies at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Northern Illinois is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 11-1-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas's last 6 games
Kansas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Kansas is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
Northern Illinois home to Wisconsin, Saturday, September 17
Kansas at Georgia Tech, Saturday, September 17