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Central Michigan Chippewas at NIU Huskies Week 7 Betting Pick and Odds

Central Michigan visits NIU on Saturday, hoping to send the Huskies to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Huskie Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Central Michigan Chippewas listed as -4-point favorites earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Chippewas to win this game on Saturday 37.0-20.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Central Michigan Chippewas vs NIU Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The NIU Huskies sit at 1-5 (2-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Central Michigan Chippewas are currently 4-2 (3-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? NIU is 4-2 OU, and Central Michigan is 3-3 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and NIU vs Central Michigan injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 105 (NIU Huskies) and the No. 57 (Central Michigan Chippewas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the NIU Huskies No. 80-ranked offense (27.17 PPG) against a Central Michigan Chippewas defense that ranks No. 72 at 28.33 PPG. The NIU Huskies passing attack has averaged 248.83 yards per game, more than the Central Michigan Chippewas give up through the air (211 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Central Michigan Chippewas feature the league's No. 15-rated road run defense, allowing 103 yards per game. NIU, meanwhile, ranks No. 36 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Devon Spalding tore up the turf for 157 rushing yards in the latest Chippewas game, a 24-21 win over the Cardinals at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.

Anthony Maddie tore up the turf for 111 rushing yards in the latest Huskies game, a 45-30 loss to the Broncos at Waldo Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Central Michigan is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Central Michigan is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Michigan's last 6 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northern Illinois is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Illinois's last 7 games
  • Northern Illinois is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Michigan at Toledo, Saturday, October 22nd
NIU home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 22nd