Green Bay Phoenix at Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Odds

Jose VasquezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The Northern Illinois Huskies and Green Bay Phoenix will clash at Convocation Center to get their seasons started. The games Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 151 points with Northern Illinois opening as a 5-point favorite. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

Green Bay Phoenix at Northern Illinois Huskies Odds Preview

Last season, Northern Illinois did not make the tournament following a 15-17 regular season. Green Bay also did not make the tournament after an 18-13 regular season campaign. It will be a matchup of contrasting styles as the fast-paced Phoenix will look to push the more methodical Huskies. Last season, the Phoenix ranked sixth in possessions per game while the Huskies were 163rd. The Phoenix were 18-13 straight up (SU) last season, but were just 14-16 against the spread (ATS). There did not appear to be a trend for games involving Green Bay last year in regards to the O/U total, as there has been an even split between games finishing over and under. The Huskies, on the other hand, were 15-17 SU and 14-15 ATS last season. Converse to Green Bay, Northern Illinois games had a tendency to finish over the O/U total (55.2 percent).

Green Bay Phoenix vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Northern Illinois, ATS Winner – Green Bay, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Phoenix average 7.8 steals per game, which ranks 29th in the nation. The Huskies rank 113th in steals allowed per game (5.9).
  • Green Bay ranks 228th in three pointers attempted per game (19.1) while Northern Illinois ranks 307th (16.1).
  • Northern Illinois ranks 70th in rebounds per game (37.8) while Green Bay ranks 302nd in rebounds allowed per game (39.1).
  • The Phoenix rank 67th in blocks per game (4.2) while the Huskies rank 225th (2.5).
  • Green Bay ranks 134th in assists per game (14.0) while Northern Illinois ranks 292nd (10.8).