Miami (OH) vs Northern Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

MAC foes meet when the Miami (OH) RedHawks (3-3) host the Northern Illinois Huskies (1-5) at Millett Hall, tipping off at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The RedHawks are 7-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The over/under in the matchup is 129.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Miami (OH) Betting Information

  • With a mark of 2-3, the RedHawks have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The RedHawks are 0-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • In 60% of its games this season (3/5), Miami (OH) and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The RedHawks lost 69-68 to Bradley in their last outing on Saturday. Dae Dae Grant racked up a team-high 17 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 12-point underdogs, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 133.5 point total.

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

Miami (OH) Players to Watch

Isaiah Coleman-Lands 6 11.3 3.3 2.8 0.3 0.0 1.7
Mekhi Lairy 6 11.2 1.5 2.2 1.0 0.0 1.3
Dalonte Brown 6 10.7 7.5 0.7 0.2 0.7 1.7
Dae Dae Grant 6 9.8 2.2 2.7 1.8 0.2 1.5
James Beck 6 8.2 6.8 0.3 0.7 0.8 0.0

Northern Illinois Betting Information

  • Northern Illinois has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 0-6 record.
  • For the third time this season, the Huskies are at least a 7-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-2 against the spread.
  • In six games this season, Northern Illinois has hit the over in exactly half of their games.
  • The Huskies defeated Chicago State 64-54 but didn’t cover the spread as 17.5-point favorites, while going under the 132.5 point total in their last outing on Friday. Tyler Cochran totaled a team-high 15 points to lead the team to the victory.

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

Northern Illinois Players to Watch

Tyler Cochran 5 13.8 7.4 1.2 1.8 0.4 0.4
Darius Beane 9 12.3 4.4 1.6 1.3 0.3 0.6
Trendon Hankerson 9 11.7 4.8 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.8
Adong Makuoi 9 6.0 4.1 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.0
Zool Kueth 9 5.8 3.1 0.4 0.1 0.8 0.8

Total Facts

  • Miami (OH)’s games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (129.5 points) in four out of six opportunities (66.7% of matchups).
  • In Northern Illinois’ games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup point total in three out of six matchups (50%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 127.3 points per game, 2.2 points fewer than the total of 129.5 for this game.
  • This matchup’s point total is 17.9 fewer points than the 147.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for RedHawks games is 137 points, 7.5 more than the over/under of 129.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 8.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Huskies games this season (137.7 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 Northern Illinois Miami (OH) -2 133 -137 +111 Regular Season 65-60 MIA OH
2/1/2020 N/A Northern Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-55 NIU
1/8/2019 N/A Miami (OH) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 83-70 NIU

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