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Ohio Bobcats Face the Northern Illinois Huskies: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Northern Illinois and Ohio on Saturday, with the host Huskies trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Ohio Bobcats before tip-off in this one found them as -1-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Ohio Bobcats vs Northern Illinois Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Illinois Huskies currently sport a 12-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-7 ATS. The Ohio Bobcats are 11-5 and 4-7-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Northern Illinois Huskies produce a 7-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Ohio Bobcats have gone 3-8-1 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 109-ranked Northern Illinois Huskies and the No. 111-rated Ohio Bobcats in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ohio Bobcats rank No. 96 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.63 per game. That compares with Northern Illinois’s No. 27 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Illinois is college basketball's No. 255-ranked team at 4.83 per game, while the Ohio Bobcats rate No. 35 with 9.19 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ohio suffered a 83-68 loss against Akron on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Jaaron Simmons in a losing effort at James A. Rhodes Arena.

The Huskies grabbed a 62-58 win over the RedHawks on Tuesday, behind a 12-point effort from Eugene German at NIU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Ohio is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Ohio is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ohio is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ohio is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Northern Illinois
  • Northern Illinois is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Northern Illinois is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Ohio
  • Northern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ohio

Next Betting Matchups

Ohio home to Toledo, Tuesday, January 24th
Northern Illinois at Kent State, Tuesday, January 24th