The Iowa State Cyclones (1-1) will be 15-point favorites at home in James H. Hilton Coliseum when they meet the Northern Illinois Huskies (0-1). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 143 points and action begins at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Iowa State Cyclones Betting Odds
Both teams fell in their last game. The Cyclones fell to the Oregon State Beavers, 80-74, while the Huskies were defeated by the UNI Panthers, 64-54.
Northern Illinois had a better offensive rebounding percentage (27.9 vs. 26.3) while Iowa State had a much better turnover percentage (12.1 vs. 17.4). Iowa State’s Tyrese Haliburton played well, contributing 15 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds. Northern Illinois received a boost from Eugene German, who finished with 21 points.
Iowa State should have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Cyclones rank 23rd in offensive efficiency, while the Huskies rank 227th in defensive efficiency since the 2018-19 season. Also, the Huskies rank 303rd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.195), while the Cyclones rank sixth in opponents’ FTA rate (0.165).
Northern Illinois at Iowa State ATS Pick
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Iowa State, ATS Winner – Iowa State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Iowa State ranks 31st in assists per game (15.6) while Northern Illinois ranks 290th (10.8).
- The Huskies are 20th in the NCAA with 4.9 steals allowed per game while the Cyclones are 36th with 5.2 steals allowed per game.
- The Cyclones rank 26th in blocks per game (4.6) while the Huskies rank 243rd (2.3).
- Iowa State ranks 118th in three pointers attempted per game (23.4) while Northern Illinois ranks 285th (19.0).