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Toledo Rockets Face the Northern Illinois Huskies: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The Toledo Rockets hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at NIU Convocation Center against the Northern Illinois Huskies.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Northern Illinois Huskies in this one found them listed as -1.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Rockets was expected to move the line.

Toledo Rockets vs Northern Illinois Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Illinois Huskies sport a record of 15-3 and 9-4 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Toledo Rockets have 12-6 and 9-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-7 for the Northern Illinois Huskies and 8-7 for the Toledo Rockets.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 102-ranked Northern Illinois Huskies and the No. 132-rated Toledo Rockets in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Toledo is ranked No. 136 in NCAA basketball at 37 per game. Contrast that with Northern Illinois's No. 28 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Northern Illinois is the No. 138-ranked team in the country at 6.94 per game, while Toledo rates No. 50 at 8.44 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Toledo got 23 points from Nathan Boothe en route to a 81-74 victory over Bowling Green on Tuesday at Stroh Center.

The Huskies got 19 points from Travon Baker as Northern Illinois ran past Central Michigan 75-70 on Tuesday at NIU Convocation Center.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Toledo home to Ohio, Tuesday, January 26th
Northern Illinois at Akron, Tuesday, January 26th