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Northern Illinois favored by 19.5 against Eastern Michigan on Friday

Eastern Michigan EaglesNorthern Illinois Huskies
Nov 25, 11:00 AM | Turf of Huskie Stadium

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Northern Illinois Huskies Odds


Eastern Michigan visits Northern Illinois on Friday, hoping to send the Huskies to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Huskie Stadium.

The Huskies are 8-3 so far on the season, and 5-6 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 6-5 and 6-4-1 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Northern Illinois go 7-4 and the Eagles go 5-6 on the totals.

View Eastern Michigan vs Northern Illinois Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Huskies sat as 19.5-point favorites . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Huskies, currently No. 73 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Eagles, who rate No. 60 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 38-28 victory for the Huskies.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northern Illinois's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 41.5 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 54 this week at 24.9 PPG. The Huskies aerial game is averaging 245.1 yards per game, more than the Eagles secondary allows through the air, 218.9 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Eagles feature the league's No. 80-rated road run defense, allowing 187.8 yards per game. Northern Illinois, meanwhile, ranks No. 6 in rushing offense at home.

Eastern Michigan was a 28-22 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kent State. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Northern Illinois was a 41-38 winner at home against Ball State. They failed to cover the 18.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (79) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Northern Illinois Huskies Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2

A few Eagles at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Eastern Michigan's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Eastern Michigan's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Michigan's last 7 games when playing Northern Illinois
Eastern Michigan is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Northern Illinois is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Northern Illinois is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
Northern Illinois is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan