Tyson Acuff and the Eastern Michigan Eagles (8-22, 5-12 MAC) will visit the Northern Illinois Huskies (12-18, 8-9 MAC) at NIU Convocation Center on Friday, March 3. Game time is 1:00 PM ET. The Huskies are currently 5.5-point favorites against the Eagles. A 150-point over/under has been set for the matchup.
Northern Illinois Vs Eastern Michigan Betting Lines
|Northern Illinois||-5.5||150 points|
|Spread Pick||Northern Illinois (-5.5)|
|Total Pick||Under (150)|
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Northern Illinois Vs Eastern Michigan Stat Rankings
|Northern Illinois Avg. (Rank)||Eastern Michigan Avg. (Rank)|
|72.1 (173rd)||Points Scored||72.4 (165th)|
|75.3 (319th)||Points Allowed||80.7 (358th)|
|31.2 (274th)||Rebounds||28.9 (351st)|
|7.9 (273rd)||Off. Rebounds||7.4 (305th)|
|7.4 (193rd)||3pt Made||6.2 (305th)|
|12.3 (252nd)||Assists||9.6 (360th)|
|13.7 (315th)||Turnovers||11.2 (97th)|
Northern Illinois Vs Eastern Michigan Betting Trends
- The Huskies have 16 wins in 28 games against the spread this season.
- Northern Illinois is yet to lose ATS (1-0) as a 5.5-point favorite or greater this season.
- There have been 16 Huskies games (out of 28) that went over the total this year.
- Northern Illinois’ games have finished with more than 150 points 15 times so far this season.
- The over/under in this game is 150 points, 2.6 higher than the average total in Huskies games this season.
- Against the spread, Eastern Michigan is 13-15-1 this season.
- The Eagles’ ATS record as 5.5-point underdogs or greater is 9-7-1.
- There have been 16 Northern Illinois’ games (out of 28) that hit the over this year.
- Eagles games have had over 150 points 16 times this season.
- The average total for Eastern Michigan’s games is 153.1 points, which is 3.1 more than this game’s over/under.
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Northern Illinois Impact Players
- David Coit puts up 16 points and 2.8 assists per game — both team highs. He is also putting up 2.8 rebounds, shooting 43.4% from the floor and 38.5% from downtown with 2.9 made 3-pointers per contest.
- Kaleb Thornton leads his squad in assists per contest (5.1), and also posts 8.6 points and 2.7 rebounds. At the other end, he delivers 1.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
- Zarique Nutter posts 12.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
- Anthony Crump leads his team in rebounds per contest (5.2), and also averages 7.5 points and 1.2 assists. Defensively, he posts 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
- Keshawn Williams is posting 17.9 points, 2.4 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game.
Eastern Michigan Impact Players
- Emoni Bates is putting up team highs in points (19.7 per game) and rebounds (5.8). And he is producing 1.4 assists, making 41% of his shots from the floor and 33.9% from 3-point range, with 2.6 triples per game.
- Acuff is the Eagles’ top assist man (2.7 per game), and he posts 13.9 points and 2.8 rebounds.
- Noah Farrakhan is putting up 12.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, making 43.2% of his shots from the floor.
- Legend Geeter is averaging 5.8 points, 4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game, making 54.5% of his shots from the field.
- Orlando Lovejoy gets the Eagles 5.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game. He also delivers 1.1 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
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