Kent State vs Northern Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 13, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 13, 2021

The Northern Illinois Huskies (2-7) are heavy underdogs (-16) as they try to stop a four-game road losing streak when they visit the Kent State Golden Flashes (11-3) on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at MAC Center. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET on ESP3. The matchup has an over/under set at 138 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Kent State Betting Information

  • The Golden Flashes have put together an 8-3-1 record against the spread this season.
  • Kent State and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 5 of 12 games this season (41.7%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Kent State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Danny Pippen 15 20.9 9.1 2.7 0.9 1.4 2.6
Michael Nuga 13 17.8 5.5 1.6 1.5 0.1 2.8
Tervell Beck 12 11.2 4.4 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.6
Justyn Hamilton 15 8.9 7.1 1.1 0.5 0.7 0.1
Malique Jacobs 16 8.6 4.6 4.1 1.8 0.6 0.4

Northern Illinois Betting Information

  • With a 1-8 record ATS, Northern Illinois has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • For the second time this season, the Huskies are at least a 16-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-1 against the spread.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 44.4% (4) of their nine games played.
  • The Huskies lost to Ball State 78-58 and failed to cover the spread as 10.5-point underdogs, while going over the 131 point total on Saturday in their most recent outing. Zool Kueth racked up a team-high 15 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Northern Illinois Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyler Cochran 5 13.8 7.4 1.2 1.8 0.4 0.4
Trendon Hankerson 12 12.3 4.4 1.9 0.8 0.1 2.0
Darius Beane 12 10.8 5.0 2.5 1.3 0.5 0.5
Zool Kueth 12 6.3 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.7 1.0
Kaleb Thornton 10 5.9 3.1 2.4 0.6 0.1 0.4

Total Facts

  • Kent State and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 138 total in 10 out of 14 games (71.4%) this season.
  • Three Northern Illinois games this year (33.3% of its matchups) finished with a final point total higher than Saturday’s total of 138 points.
  • The Golden Flashes average 80.9 points per game against the Huskies’ 60.3, totaling 3.2 points over the contest’s point total of 138.
  • This game’s over/under is 8.8 fewer points than the 146.8 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Golden Flashes have seen a 152.4 over/under in their games this season, 14.4 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.2 points more than the average over/under in Huskies games this season (135.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/7/2020 Kent State Northern Illinois -2 132 -136 +112 Regular Season 57-54 NIU
1/21/2020 Kent State Kent State -9.5 134.5 -525 +379 Regular Season 76-69 NIU
1/19/2019 N/A Kent State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-68 KENT

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