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Ball State Cardinals vs Northern Illinois Huskies NCAA College Hoops Odds

The Northern Illinois Huskies will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Tuesday when they play host to the Ball State Cardinals at NIU Convocation Center in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Ball State Cardinals were listed as 2.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Ball State Cardinals vs Northern Illinois Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Illinois Huskies bring a 14-11 record (11-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-10 Cardinals, who are 8-12-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Northern Illinois go 13-9 so far and the Ball State Cardinals go 16-5.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 156-rated Ball State Cardinals taking on the No. 121-rated Northern Illinois Huskies in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Northern Illinois's No. 180-ranked scoring average of 71.76 PPG, against a Ball State Cardinals defense rated No. 184 and allowing 74.48 PPG. The Northern Illinois Huskies FG% has averaged 43.4% to date this season, less than the Ball State Cardinals shooters have managed so far (46.78% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ball State suffered a 79-77 loss against Ohio on Friday, getting 17 points from Trey Moses in a losing effort at Worthen Arena.

Northern Illinois suffered a 76-67 loss against Western Michigan on Saturday, getting 20 points from Eugene German in a losing effort at University Arena in Read Fieldhouse.

Next Betting Matchups

Ball State at Central Michigan, Saturday, February 18th
Northern Illinois at Toledo, Saturday, February 18th