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Bowling Green at Northern Illinois 1/18/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds & Info

Game Northern Illinois Huskies vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date & Time Tuesday January 18, 2022, 8:00 PM (EST)
Location
NIU Convocation Center Dekalb, IL
Latest odds
BG -6 ; O/U 147.5
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Bowling Green is coming here sitting on an 8-8 record, but 1-4 in the conference. The Falcons in their last five games have went 1-4. The last game was a 91-78 loss to the Toledo Rockets and was a major disappointment for the Falcons.

This year the Bowling Green offense has ended up getting a total of 83.4 points per game on the year. The Falcons have ended up with 41.7 boards per game, but have managed to get 12.9 assists per game. The defense for the Falcons has not been overly good giving up 77.2 points per game.

Northern Illinois is coming here sitting on a 5-8 record overall. The Huskies in the conference are sitting on a 2-1 record, but in their last 5 games the Huskies are 3-2. The last game for the Huskies was a 77-70 win over the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

The offense for Northern Illinois has not been good at all with only 59.4 points per game on average. The defense for the Huskies has allowed 69 points per game. The rebounding for the Northern Illinois team is coming in at 31.8 boards per game, but have ended up with only 10.2 assists per game.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 6 games.
  • Bowling Green are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Bowling Green are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Northern Illinois.
  • Northern Illinois are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • Northern Illinois are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.

Free NCAAB Pick:

Bowling Green Falcons -6

The game here sees the Falcons in coming in favored and with the power of their offense it is easy to see why. However, the Northern Illinois team will not lay down in this game. Look for the Huskies to come in playing better in the game and have a good offensive game, but still will fall short in the game. Final Score Prediction, Bowling Green Falcons win and cover the spread 82-73.

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