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The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Purdue Boilermakers will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Northern Illinois won its last outing, a 43-39 result against Eastern Illinois on September 21. Northern Illinois failed to cover in that game as a 14-point favorite, while the 82 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Purdue, they were a 41-10 loser as they battled Wisconsin on the road. Purdue failed to cover in the match as a 22-point underdog, while 51 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Northern Illinois has won 3 straight games.
Purdue has lost 2 straight games.
Northern Illinois: 3-0 SU, 1-2 ATS
Purdue: 1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS
Northern Illinois most recently:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
Purdue most recently:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Northern Illinois is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Purdue's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Purdue's last 6 games
Purdue is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Purdue is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Northern Illinois at Kent State, Saturday, October 5
Purdue home to Nebraska, Saturday, October 12