Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Western Michigan Broncos: 3/2/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on March 2, 2021

Two struggling teams hit the court when the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-15) host the Western Michigan Broncos (4-15) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Huskies are 1-point favorites as they look to break a six-game losing streak against the Broncos, losers of four straight. The matchup has a point total of 131.5.

Betting Information

Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Northern Illinois -1 -104 -117 131.5 -108 -114 -110 -110

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Computer picks for Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Western Michigan (+1) Over (131.5) Western Michigan 71 Northern Illinois 67

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Total Facts

  • The Huskies and their opponents have combined to score more than 131.5 points in 70.6% of their games this season (12 of 17 opportunities).
  • Western Michigan and its opponents have combined to score more than 131.5 points in 73.7% of their games this year (14 of 19 chances).
  • The two teams average a combined 7.6 fewer points per game (123.9) than this game’s over/under of 131.5 points.
  • The Huskies and the Broncos have seen their opponents average a combined 19.2 more points per game than the over/under of 131.5 set in this matchup.
  • The average total the Huskies have had set in games this year is 7.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total in Broncos games this season is 3.9 more points than the point total of 131.5 in this outing.

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Northern Illinois Betting Information

  • Northern Illinois has struggled against the spread, going 3-13-1 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 1 points, the Huskies have struggled to a 0-3 record ATS this season.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have gone over the total in 10 of 17 games (58.8%) this season.

Western Michigan Betting Information

  • The Broncos have a 7-11 record against the spread, covering in only 38.9% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 1-point underdogs, the Broncos have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • Western Michigan and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 8 of 18 (44.4%).

Head to Head

Northern Illinois vs Western Michigan (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Northern Illinois -1.5 132 -126 +103 Regular Season 72-69 WMICH
1/25/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 58-52 NIU
2/26/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-65 NIU
2/12/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-74 WMICH

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Northern Illinois Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Huskies is Tyler Cochran, who puts up 15.9 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
  • Kaleb Thornton is the Huskies best passer, dishing out 2.9 assists per game while scoring 4.9 PPG.
  • Trendon Hankerson leads the Huskies in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.4 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Cochran is the Huskies leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Chinedu Kingsley Okanu leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

Western Michigan Leaders

  • B. Artis White averages 14.3 points and adds 2.4 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Broncos’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Western Michigan’s Greg Lee stats (7.1 rebounds per game, 13.1 points per game, 2.2 assists per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • Artis White’s 2.7 made threes per game lead the Broncos.
  • Western Michigan’s leader in steals is Artis White with 0.9 per game, and its leader in blocks is Patrick Emilien with 0.7 per game.
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