Toledo vs. Northern Illinois - 1/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toledo Rockets (12-6) vs. Northern Illinois Huskies (15-3)
College Basketball: Friday, January 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm (NIU Convocation Center)
The Line: Northern Illinois -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Toledo Rockets and Northern Illinois Huskies meet Friday at the NIU Convocation Center.
The Toledo Rockets look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Toledo Rockets are averaging 79.5 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Nathan Boothe is averaging 19.8 points and 8.8 rebounds while Jonathan Williams is averaging 18.6 points and 2.7 assists. Stuckey Mosley is the third double-digit scorer and Jaelan Sanford is dishing 1.9 assists. The Toledo Rockets are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. The Rockets are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are 33 grabbing rebounds per game. The Toledo Rockets have won 10 of their last 16 road games.
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The Northern Illinois Huskies look to build on their impressive 15-3 record. The Northern Illinois Huskies are averaging 72.4 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Marin Maric is averaging 13.6 points and 8.3 rebounds while Travon Baker is averaging 12 points and 4.1 assists. Aaric Armstead is dishing 1.5 assists and Jaylen Key is grabbing four rebounds. The Northern Illinois Huskies are shooting 34.8 percent from the field and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Huskies are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Northern Illinois Huskies have won 14 straight home games.
The Rockets are 8-18-1 ATS in their last 27 Friday games. The Huskies are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
NIU is a great home team and is very good defensively. While Toledo has proven itself on the road and enters this game hot, the value is with the Huskies at home.