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Toledo Rockets visit Northern Illinois Huskies in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Northern Illinois Huskies host Toledo on Saturday, looking to build on their 14-12 mark against the 13-13 Rockets in college basketball betting action at NIU Convocation Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Northern Illinois Huskies betting line as 0-point in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Toledo Rockets vs Northern Illinois Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toledo Rockets will look to cover the spread vs the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday, as the Rockets are 13-11 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Huskies are 11-12 ATS. Toledo is 14-10 against the total, while Northern Illinois is 14-9 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 169 (Northern Illinois) and the No. 188 (Toledo) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Toledo Rockets rank No. 122 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 36.54 per game. That compares with Northern Illinois’s No. 47 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Illinois is college basketball's No. 253-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Toledo Rockets rate No. 90 with 8.08 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Steve Taylor, Jr. scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Rockets to a win (they lost 71-65 to Akron at James A. Rhodes Arena on Tuesday).

Northern Illinois got 20 points from Eugene German but lost anyway, 81-72, to Ball State on Tuesday at NIU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Toledo is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Toledo is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toledo's last 12 games
  • Toledo is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northern Illinois is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Northern Illinois's last 8 games
  • Northern Illinois is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toledo home to Western Michigan, Tuesday, February 21st
Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, Tuesday, February 21st