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NIU Huskies vs Buffalo Bulls Week 7 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the NIU Huskies on Saturday when they take on the Buffalo Bulls at UB Stadium in Week 7 action.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 40-19 result in favor of the Huskies on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

NIU Huskies vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Buffalo Bulls are 3-3 overall and 6-0 ATS against the spread, while the Huskies are 3-2 and 4-1 ATS. As for the totals, Buffalo is 3-3 on the OU, and NIU is 1-4 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs NIU injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Bulls rated this week at No. 82 and the NIU Huskies sitting at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Bulls No. 61-ranked offense (31 PPG) against a NIU Huskies defense that ranks No. 19 at 17.4 PPG. The Buffalo Bulls passing attack has averaged 263.5 yards per game, more than the NIU Huskies give up through the air (156.4 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the NIU Huskies own the league's No. 27-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 106 yards per game when on the road. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 51 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

NIU cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 24-3 score against Kent State at Huskie Stadium.

Drew Anderson handled the Broncos defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 597 yards, but Buffalo still lost to Western Michigan 71-68.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Northern Illinois is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Northern Illinois is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • Buffalo is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois

Next Betting Matchups

NIU at Bowling Green, Saturday, October 21st
Buffalo at Miami-OH, Saturday, October 21st