Northern Illinois Huskies vs Northwestern Wildcats Week 2 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick
Following their 31-24 season-opening loss to California, a game which they entered as 7.5-point home favorites, the Northwestern Wildcats will try to rebound against the visiting Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday afternoon.
The Huskies have never beaten the Wildcats, but if current trends continue that may soon change. Northern Illinois are a perfect 5-0 SU and ATS in their last five road games, and are 22-3 SU in their last 25 overall. Conversely, Northwestern are winless SU and ATS in their last five at home, and a meagre 1-10 ATS in their last 11 overall.
Computer Prediction: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Northwestern Wildcats Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 74-20 win for the Huskies on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Northwestern Wildcats currently sport a record of 0-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Northern Illinois Huskies are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Northwestern Wildcats post a 0-1 over under record this season, while the Northern Illinois Huskies have gone 0-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Northwestern vs Northern Illinois injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 85 (Northwestern Wildcats) and the No. 15 (Northern Illinois Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Northern Illinois was a 55-3 winner in its last match at home against Blue Hose. They covered the -40-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 58 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Presbyterian was unable to contain Akeem Daniels in its last action Thursday and the result was a 55-3 Week 1 loss against the Huskies.
Northwestern was a 31-24 loser in its last match at home against Golden Bears. They failed to cover the -7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 55 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Wildcats suffered a Week 1 loss against California in their last game, falling 31-24 at Ryan Field.
Northern Illinois Huskies vs Northwestern Wildcats Betting Odds Trends
Northern Illinois is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Northern Illinois is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Northwestern is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games
Northwestern is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Northwestern's last 8 games
Northwestern is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Northern Illinois at UNLV, Saturday, September 13th
Northwestern home to Western Illinois, Saturday, September 20th