Northern Illinois Huskies (5-11) vs. Miami-Ohio RedHawks (7-10)
January 17, 2023 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Miami-Ohio RedHawks -6 / Northern Illinois Huskies +6; Over/Under: +144
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The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Miami-Ohio Redhawks meet in college basketball action from the Millett Hall on Tuesday night. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
The Miami-Ohio Redhawks are currently listed as 6-point home favorites with an attached ML price of -250. The over/under for this game is set at 144 points.
Neither side has anyone listed on the injury report, so barring any last-minute announcements, both teams will come in at full strength.
Miami-Ohio has won five straight meetings between these two teams following the Redhawks 78-75 road win back on February 19th, 2022.
Northern Illinois is 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games following a loss and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against a team with a losing record while the under is 5-0 in their last 5 games overall. Miami-Ohio is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against a team with a losing record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games against a team with a winning percentage below .400.
I’m leaning towards the points with Northern Illinois here. This has been a matchup dominated by the underdog, with the dog 20-6-1 ATS in the last 27 meetings between these teams including both meetings last year that were decided by three points each. I think this could be another close one, so give me the points with Northern Illinois here.