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Bowling Green Falcons home to Northern Illinois Huskies in NCAA Basketball betting action

Northern Illinois HuskiesBowling Green Falcons
6-7January 12, 2014, 04:30 | Stroh Center6-8

Stroh Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Bowling Green Falcons and the visiting Northern Illinois Huskies in college hoops action on Sunday.

The Huskies will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 4-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Falcons are 6-7 ATS. Northern Illinois is 3-7-1 against the total, while Bowling Green is 4-9 versus the number.

View Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Huskies were listed as 8-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Falcons rated this week at No. 234 and the Huskies sitting at No. 244.

Bowling Green was a 56-51 loser in their most recent outing at home against Eastern Michigan. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Richaun Holmes scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Falcons to a win (they lost 56-51 to Eastern Michigan at Stroh Center on Wednesday).

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Bowling Green's No. 241 nationally ranked offense (64.86 points per game) against a Huskies defense that sits as the No. 64 at 66.15 PPG. The Falcons have been averaging 43.7% from the field, more than the Huskies have managed so far this season (39.24% on average).

A few Huskies at Falcons trends to consider:
Northern Illinois is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games
Northern Illinois is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
Northern Illinois is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Northern Illinois's last 9 games on the road
Bowling Green is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Bowling Green is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Northern Illinois
Bowling Green is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games when playing Northern Illinois

Next up:
Northern Illinois home to Kent State, Wednesday, January 15th
Bowling Green at Central Michigan, Wednesday, January 15th