Idaho Vandals vs. Northern Illinois Huskies - 11/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Illinois Huskies (5-0) at Idaho Vandals (4-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Memorial Gym)
The Line: Idaho Vandals +2.5 -- Over/Under: 133 See the Latest Odds
The Northern Illinois Huskies will travel to play the Idaho Vandals in a non-conference game in Idaho.
The Idaho Vandals are 4-2 and are coming off of a loss against Samford by a score of 75-58. Idaho trailed by 15 at halftime and never tested Samford in this game. Perrion Callandret led Idaho with 18 points in this game. Arkadly Mkrtychyan was able to add 12 points for Idaho. Idaho out rebounded their opponent by a total of 38-34 and had 9 assists in their defeat. Idaho is averaging 66 points per game while giving up 64.6 points per game. Idaho is also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. Victor Sanders leads Idaho with 13 points per game. Nahshon George leads Idaho in rebounding with 5.5 rebounds per game. Idaho is shooting 67.3% on free throws, 36.4% on three-pointers, and 42.2% on all field goal attempts. Perrion Callandret is questionable with an injury for Idaho.
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The Northern Illinois Huskies are 5-0 and are coming off of a win against Indiana-Northwest by a score of 87-55. Northern Illinois led by 8 at the half, but outscore their opponent 45-21 in the second half to secure the win. Aaric Armstead led Northern Illinois with 22 points and added 7 rebounds in this game. Jaylen Key was able to score 12 points and 9 rebounds for Northern Illinois. Northern Illinois out rebounded their opponent by a total of 57-38 and had 18 assists in their victory. Northern Illinois is averaging 81.4 points per game while giving up 65 points per game. Northern Illinois is also averaging 43.6 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game. Aaric Armstead leads Northern Illinois with 12 points per game, while adding 4.8 rebounds per game. Marin Maric leads Northern Illinois in rebounding with 6 rebounds per game and is scoring 9.6 points per game. Northern Illinois is shooting 68.7% on free throws, 34.3% on three-pointers, and 47.5% on all field goal attempts.
Northern Illinois is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. Northern Illinois is 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games. The over is 4-0 in the Northern Illinois last 4 road games. Idaho is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 home games. Idaho is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The under is 4-0 in Idaho’s last 4 games overall.
Northern Illinois will have their hands full with an Idaho team that plays great at home. Northern Illinois should have an advantage in rebounding and their offense has been scoring more points than Idaho. Both teams have played good defense to start the season, but I am picking Northern Illinois to win this game.