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NIU Huskies at Bowling Green Falcons Week 8 Betting Pick and Odds

A key Week 8 battle has the visiting NIU Huskies travelling to Bowling Green on Saturday to face the Falcons.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting NIU Huskies opened as -14-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 40-19 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.

NIU Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Bowling Green battles the NIU Huskies, currently with a 4-2 mark (4-2 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-4-1 for the Falcons and 1-5 for the NIU Huskies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Bowling Green vs NIU injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 102-rated Bowling Green Falcons and the No. 30-ranked NIU Huskies, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Bowling Green Falcons No. 112-ranked offense (21 PPG) against a NIU Huskies defense that ranks No. 13 at 16.67 PPG. The Bowling Green Falcons passing attack has averaged 230.86 yards per game, more than the NIU Huskies give up through the air (187.67 YPG on average).

Defensively, the NIU Huskies feature the league's No. 14-rated road run defense, allowing 83.67 yards per game. Bowling Green, meanwhile, ranks No. 53 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies grabbed a Week 7 victory over the Bulls in their last game, winning 14-13 at UB Stadium.

Andrew Clair ran through the Ohio defense for 148 yards in Bowling Green's last game, but the Falcons still lost a 48-30 decision at Doyt Perry Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Northern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northern Illinois is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Bowling Green is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Bowling Green is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Bowling Green is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Bowling Green is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

NIU home to Eastern Michigan, Thursday, October 26th
Bowling Green at Kent State, Tuesday, October 31st