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Northern Illinois Huskies host Eastern Michigan Eagles in college basketball action

Eastern Michigan EaglesNorthern Illinois Huskies
March 2, 8:00 PM | NIU Convocation Center

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds


The Northern Illinois Huskies will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Eagles at NIU Convocation Center in NCAAB action.

The Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 8-15-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Huskies are 11-10-1 ATS. Eastern Michigan is 12-11 on the totals; Northern Illinois is 13-8.

View Eastern Michigan vs Northern Illinois Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Huskies in this one, they're listed as 1.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 251-rated Huskies and the No. 223-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-63 result in favor of the Eagles.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northern Illinois's No. 106-rated squad against Eastern Michigan's No. 140-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northern Illinois rates No. 195 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 92 nationally with 7.1 per match.

Defensively, Eastern Michigan features the nation's No. 146-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. Northern Illinois, meanwhile, comes in at No. 217 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Eastern Michigan, they were an 87-60 loser as they battled Western Michigan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Eastern Michigan was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Western Michigan and falling by an 87-60 score at EMU Convocation Center.

Northern Illinois was a 75-70 winner in its last match on the road against Toledo. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites. The Huskies grabbed a 75-70 win over the Rockets on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Tim Toler at Savage Arena.

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toledo are 7-3
After playing Western Michigan are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Ball State are 5-5
After playing Toledo are 2-8
After a win are 2-8

A few Eagles at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 5 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Northern Illinois
Eastern Michigan is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Northern Illinois
Northern Illinois is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
Northern Illinois is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Northern Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Northern Illinois is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Eastern Michigan home to Toledo, Saturday, March 5
Northern Illinois at Ball State, Saturday, March 5