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The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Ball State Cardinals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Worthen Arena.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 50-49 winner as they battled Kent State on the road. They covered in the match as a 11-point underdog.

Ball State was a 73-46 loser in its last match on the road against Akron. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs.

Northern Illinois:
Team record: 8-11 SU, 7-10 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Ball State
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 12 games on the road
is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Ball State

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 0-10
After playing Kent State are 2-8
After a win are 1-9

Ball State:
Team record: 4-14 SU, 7-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games

When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Buffalo are 3-7
After playing Akron are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Northern Illinois home to Miami (Ohio), Tuesday, February 4
Ball State at Buffalo, Wednesday, February 5