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Akron vs. Northern Illinois – College Basketball – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Northern Illinois Huskies (6-14, 3-7 MAC) are underdogs (by 8 points) to stop a three-game home losing streak when they host the Akron Zips (15-6, 8-3 MAC) on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 128.5.

Akron vs. Northern Illinois Predictions

Akron vs. Northern Illinois Betting Odds

Akron vs Northern Illinois Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Akron -8 128.5 points

Akron vs. Northern Illinois Last 10 Games

  • Akron has a 7-3 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread four times in those games.
  • Akron’s last 10 games saw four go over the total.
  • The past 10 Zips games averaged 9.5 more points (138.0) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Zips have a points-per-game average 3.0 points below their season-long scoring average.
  • Northern Illinois covered the spread five times in its past 10 matchups while putting up a 3-7 record straight-up in those games.
  • Northern Illinois and its opponents have combined to hit the over in six of the past 10 games.
  • The Huskies’ last 10 games have ended with an average of 139.6 points scored. That’s 11.1 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Huskies are scoring 70.2 points per game compared to their 63.5 season average.

Akron vs. Northern Illinois Betting Trends

  • Akron has put together a 10-9-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Zips have an ATS record of 2-5 when playing as at least 8-point favorites.
  • Akron games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under nine times out of 20 chances this season.
  • The 71.6 points per game the Zips record are the same as the Huskies allow.
  • Akron is 5-3 against the spread and 9-1 overall when scoring more than 71.7 points.
  • Northern Illinois has covered the spread 10 times over 20 games with a set spread.
  • The Huskies are 6-6 ATS when playing as at least 8-point underdogs.
  • This season, nine of Northern Illinois’ games have gone over the point total.
  • The Huskies put up just 0.8 more points per game (63.5) than the Zips give up (62.7).
  • When it scores more than 62.7 points, Northern Illinois is 7-5 against the spread and 5-7 overall.

Akron vs. Northern Illinois Over/Under Trends

  • Akron and its opponents have combined to outscore Tuesday’s over/under (128.5 points) 12 times this season.
  • There have been 14 Northern Illinois games that have finished with a combined score higher than 128.5 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 135.1 points per game, 6.6 points more than the over/under of 128.5 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 134.4 points per game, 5.9 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Zips games is 137.4 points, 8.9 more than the over/under of 128.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 7.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Huskies’ games this season (136.2 points).

Akron Team Leaders

  • Enrique Freeman: 12.5 PTS, 10.9 REB, 1.1 BLK, 65.0 FG%
  • Xavier Castaneda: 13.2 PTS, 41.8 FG%, 40.5 3PT% (47-for-116)
  • Ali Ali: 14.1 PTS, 47.9 FG%, 41.2 3PT% (28-for-68)
  • Greg Tribble: 6.9 PTS, 1.3 STL, 43.3 FG%, 22.2 3PT% (4-for-18)
  • Bryan Trimble Jr.: 10.6 PTS, 36.9 FG%, 34.6 3PT% (54-for-156)

Northern Illinois Team Leaders

  • Trendon Hankerson: 11.0 PTS, 2.0 STL, 36.7 FG%, 36.8 3PT% (43-for-117)
  • Keshawn Williams: 15.9 PTS, 1.1 STL, 45.6 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (23-for-61)
  • Kaleb Thornton: 8.1 PTS, 40.7 FG%, 36.2 3PT% (17-for-47)
  • Anthony Crump: 6.0 PTS, 42.1 FG%, 29.6 3PT% (8-for-27)
  • Chinedu Kingsley Okanu: 4.9 PTS, 46.5 FG%

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