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NCAA Basketball Odds: Northern Illinois Huskies vs Ball State Cardinals

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

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Ball State Cardinals as -3.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Ball State Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Illinois Huskies will look to cover the spread vs the Ball State Cardinals on Friday, as the Huskies are 13-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cardinals are 9-11 ATS. Northern Illinois is 12-9 against the total, while Ball State is 11-9 versus the total betting line.

The Cardinals - Huskies odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ball State is rated No. 145 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Northern Illinois is at No. 201.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Ball State's No. 184-rated squad against Northern Illinois's No. 32-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Ball State rates No. 46 in the country with 8.46 per game, while their foes tonight, the Northern Illinois Huskies rank No. 130 nationally with 7.04 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies grabbed a 71-60 win over the Falcons on Tuesday, behind a 14-point effort from Aaric Armstead at NIU Convocation Center.

Ball State earned a 73-56 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Franko House at Millett Hall.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Northern Illinois is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Northern Illinois's last 7 games
  • Northern Illinois is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ball State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ball State's last 9 games
  • Ball State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Ball State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

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