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The Akron Zips and the Northern Illinois Huskies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Huskie Stadium.
Akron was a 43-3 loser in its last match at home against Ohio. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 46 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Northern Illinois was a 38-24 winner in its last match on the road against Kent State. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 62 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Akron has lost 4 straight games.
Northern Illinois has won 5 straight games.
Akron: 1-5 SU, 2-4 ATS
Northern Illinois: 5-0 SU, 3-2 ATS
Akron most recently:
When playing in October are 0-10
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 0-10
Northern Illinois most recently:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on turf are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 10-0
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Akron's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Akron's last 6 games when playing Northern Illinois
Akron is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Akron
Akron at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, October 19
Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, Saturday, October 19