Ohio Bobcats vs. Northern Illinois Huskies: 1/19/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends – POSTPONED

Written by on January 19, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats (5-3) visit the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-7) in a matchup of MAC teams at NIU Convocation Center, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The Huskies are 10-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total is 138.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Ohio vs Northern Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio -10 -110 -110 138.5 -114 -108 -590 420

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Ohio vs Northern Illinois
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Northern Illinois (+10) Over (138.5) Ohio 76 Northern Illinois 68

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Total Facts

  • The Bobcats and their opponents have combined for 138.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in eight of eight outings (100%) this season.
  • Northern Illinois and its opponents have combined to score at least 138.5 points in three of nine outings (33.3%) this season.
  • The Bobcats and the Huskies combine to average 4.3 more points per game than the total of 138.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 145.3 points per game, 6.8 more than the point total in this game.
  • The Bobcats average point total in matchups this year is 152.4, 13.9 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average total for Huskies games this year is 2.7 less points than the point total of 138.5 for this outing.

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Ohio Betting Information

  • Ohio is good against the spread, going 4-3 this season.
  • When favored by at least 10 points, the Bobcats have fared well against the spread, putting up a 2-1 record.
  • Ohio and its opponents have hit the total 3 times in 7 contests this season.

Northern Illinois Betting Information

  • The Huskies have a losing record against the spread, going 1-8 ATS (covering just 11.1% of the time).
  • The Huskies have not fared well as a 10-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 10-point underdogs.
  • In most of Northern Illinois’ games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 9 games, 44.4%).

Head to Head

Ohio vs Northern Illinois (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2020 Northern Illinois -3 133.5 -160 +130 Regular Season 61-59 NIU
1/29/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-60 NIU
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-66 NIU

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Ohio Leaders

  • Jason Preston leads the Bobcats in points and assists per game, scoring 18.3 points and distributing 7.8 assists.
  • Dwight Wilson leads Ohio in rebounding, pulling down 7.5 boards per game while also scoring 14.8 points a contest.
  • Ben Roderick connects on more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Bobcats, knocking down shots from deep at a rate of 3.0 per outing.
  • Ben Vander Plas is a standout on the defensive end for the Bobcats, leading the team in steals with 1.6 per game and blocks with 0.7 per contest.

Northern Illinois Leaders

  • Tyler Cochran puts up 13.8 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Huskies, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • Darius Beane records more assists than any other Northern Illinois player with 2.5 per game. He also scores 10.8 points and pulls down 5.0 rebounds per game.
  • Trendon Hankerson’s 2.0 made threes per game lead the Huskies.
  • Cochran (1.8 steals per game) is the steal leader for Northern Illinois while Zool Kueth (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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