Ohio vs Northern Illinois: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 5, 2021

The stats found in this article only reflect games that carried a betting market this season.

The Ohio Bobcats are heavy favorites () as they look to extend a three-game home win streak when they take on the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday, January 5, at Convocation Center (OH). The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET and the point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 5, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Ohio Betting Information

  • The Bobcats have compiled a 3-1 record against the spread this season.
  • 2 of 4 Ohio games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Bobcats fell to the Thundering Herd 81-67 and failed to cover the spread as 3.5-point underdogs, while going under the 155.5 point total in their last contest on Sunday. Dwight Wilson scored a team-high 24 points in the loss.

Ohio Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jason Preston 7 18.9 6.1 7.4 1.0 0.3 2.0
Dwight Wilson 9 15.3 8.4 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.0
Ben Vander Plas 9 12.4 5.7 3.2 1.7 0.8 1.8
Ben Roderick 7 11.9 1.9 0.4 0.6 0.4 2.9
Lunden McDay 9 10.2 2.1 1.7 0.9 0.1 1.2
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Northern Illinois Betting Information

  • Northern Illinois holds a losing record ATS this season, covering zero times and failing to cover six times.
  • For the second time this season, the Huskies are at least a 15.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-1 against the spread.
  • 50% of Northern Illinois’ 6 games this season have topped the over/under.

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
Darius Beane 8 11.9 4.5 1.4 1.5 0.3 0.6
Trendon Hankerson 8 11.6 4.9 1.6 0.8 0.1 1.8
Adong Makuoi 8 6.6 4.3 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.0
Kaleb Thornton 8 6.0 3.0 2.5 0.6 0.1 0.3
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Total Facts

  • Ohio’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (134.5 points) in 20 out of six opportunities (333.3% of matchups).
  • In three out of Northern Illinois’ six games this season (50%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the total in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • The Bobcats average 83.8 points per game against the Huskies’ 60, totaling 9.3 points over the game’s total of 134.5.
  • These two teams give up a combined 145.9 points per game, 11.4 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Bobcats have seen a 152 over/under in their games this season, 17.5 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Huskies games have a total points bet of 137.7 points this season, 3.2 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2020 Northern Illinois Northern Illinois -3 133.5 -160 130 Regular Season 61-59 NIU
1/29/2019 N/A Northern Illinois N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-60 NIU
1/5/2019 N/A Ohio N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-66 NIU

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