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Eastern Michigan Eagles Visit NIU Huskies in Week 9 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

NIU looks to cover the Huskies-Eagles point spread this week and improve its overall 5-2 mark when they host Eastern Michigan in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the NIU Huskies in this one found them as -7-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 34-23 result in favor of the Huskies early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs NIU Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

NIU battles the Eastern Michigan Eagles, currently with a 2-5 mark (5-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-5 for the Huskies and 1-6 for the Eastern Michigan Eagles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and NIU vs Eastern Michigan injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 27-rated NIU Huskies and the No. 53-ranked Eastern Michigan Eagles, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits NIU's No. 70-ranked offense, averaging 27.57 PPG, against a Eastern Michigan defense that ranks No. 29 this week at 19.86 PPG. The NIU aerial game is averaging 206.57 yards per game, more than the Eastern Michigan Eagles secondary allows through the air, 167.86 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Eastern Michigan Eagles own the league's No. 73-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 181 yards per game when on the road. NIU, on the other hand, rates No. 55 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brogan Roback's 308-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Western Michigan earned a 20-17 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday at Rynearson Stadium.

Tommy Mister ran through the Bowling Green defense for 115 yards in NIU's last game, handing the Falcons a 48-17 setback on Saturday at Doyt Perry Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Eastern Michigan's last 10 games at home
  • Eastern Michigan is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northern Illinois is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northern Illinois is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Northern Illinois is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Northern Illinois is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Michigan home to Ball State, Thursday, November 2nd
NIU at Toledo, Thursday, November 2nd