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Boise State Broncos vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Matchup Report

Northern Illinois HuskiesBoise State Broncos
Nov 26, 9:00 PM | Taco Bell Arena

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Boise State Broncos Odds


Northern Illinois travels to Boise State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 0-4 record with a victory over the Broncos.

Supporters of the Huskies have watched them go 0-4 and 1-3 ATS on the year, while the Broncos are at 3-1 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Broncos are 2-1, while the Huskies have a 1-3 mark.

View Northern Illinois vs Boise State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Broncos are listed as 20.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 336-ranked Broncos and the No. 262-rated Huskies in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 94-41 win for the Broncos on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 118 in NCAA hoops at 37.5 per game. Contrast that with Boise State’s No. 153 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boise State is the No. 16-ranked team in the country at 9.2 per game, while Northern Illinois rates No. 303 at 4.2 per game.

Defensively, Northern Illinois features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 92 points per game. Boise State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 nationally in scoring at home.

Northern Illinois was a 67-55 loser in their most recent outing at home against Eastern Illinois. They failed to cover the 4–point spread as underdogs. The Huskies endured a 67-55 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Sunday, despite a 11-point effort from Abdel Nader at NIU Convocation Center.

Boise State lost its last outing, a 72-62 result against Long Beach State on November 22. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. Boise State suffered a 72-62 loss against Long Beach State on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Anthony Drmic in a losing effort at The Walter Pyramid.

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Utah Valley are 0-1
After playing Eastern Illinois are 1-4
After a loss are 1-9

Boise State Broncos Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-4
Before playing Drake are 0-1
After playing Long Beach State are 0-9
After a loss are 5-5

A few Huskies at Broncos trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Boise State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Boise State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games

Next up:
Northern Illinois at Utah Valley, Monday, November 28
Boise State home to Drake, Wednesday, November 30