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MAC Championship Game Betting Preview

Sophomore dual threat quarterback Drew Hare led the Northern Illinois Huskies in passing and in rushing and to the best record in the MAC at 7-1 SU in conference and 10-2 SU overall.

Northern Illinois will try to win the MAC title this Friday night at Ford Field squaring off against the Bowling Green Falcons. Its the fifth straight year they have played in the title game.

Northern Illinois finished the season on a 6-0 SU run with a 3-1 ATS record over its last four games. Bowling Green was just 7-5 SU and 4-7-1 ATS this season with losses in each of its last two games.

The UNDER is 6-1 over Bowling Green's last seven games, 5-0 over Northern Illinois' last five, and 4-2 in the last six games in this series.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Northern Illinois Huskies opened as -2.5-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes but bet quickly to a TD at most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. The total was 59 earlier over at MyBookie.

Computer Prediction: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 27-26 win for the Huskies on Friday in the MAC title game. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Bowling Green will face the 10-2 Northern Illinois Huskies, who own a 6-6 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bowling Green Falcons are 5-7 so far this season while the Huskies are 3-9. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Bowling Green vs Northern Illinois injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bowling Green Falcons rated this week at No. 79 and the Northern Illinois Huskies sitting at No. 59.

How Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Stats Matchup

The game also pits Bowling Green's No. 54-ranked offense, averaging 30.83 PPG, against a Northern Illinois defense that ranks No. 45 this week at 24.17 PPG. The Bowling Green aerial game is averaging 259 yards per game, more than the Northern Illinois Huskies secondary allows through the air, 229.58 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Northern Illinois Huskies own the league's No. 43-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 152.86 yards per game when on the road. Bowling Green, on the other hand, rates No. 37 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies grabbed a Week 14 victory over the Broncos in their last game, winning 31-21 at Waldo Stadium.

Travis Greene ran through the Ball State defense for 159 yards in Bowling Green's last game, but the Falcons still lost a 41-24 decision at Doyt Perry Stadium.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Betting Odds Trends

Northern Illinois is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Bowling Green
Bowling Green is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Bowling Green is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 7 games
Bowling Green is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Northern Illinois

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