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Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Central Michigan Chippewas

The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Central Michigan Chippewas will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Last time out for Northern Illinois, they were a 27-20 winner as they battled Akron at home. Northern Illinois failed to cover in the match as a 24-point favorite, while 47 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Central Michigan was a 26-23 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Ohio. They covered the 20-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (49) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Northern Illinois has won 6 straight games.
Central Michigan has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Northern Illinois: 6-0 SU, 3-3 ATS
Central Michigan: 3-4 SU, 2-5 ATS

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

Central Michigan most recently:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games when playing Central Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Illinois's last 5 games when playing on the road against Central Michigan
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
Central Michigan is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Northern Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Northern Illinois home to Eastern Michigan, Saturday, October 26
Central Michigan at Ball State, Wednesday, November 6