Betting on today’s Trojans and Huskies game? Catch the action at GSU Convocation Center in Atlanta, GA, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 157.5 points, and the Huskies are favored to win at home against the Trojans.
LITTLE ROCK TROJANS VS NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Northern Illinois Huskies -3
This game will be played at GSU Convocation Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-67 in favor of the Huskies.
- Not only will Northern Illinois pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Can the Trojans Pull the Upset on the Road?
Little Rock will be playing their third game of the season against Northern Illinois, having a 1-1 overall record. In their previous three games as underdogs, Little Rock has gone 1-2. Entering today’s game, Little Rock has an ATS record of 1-1. Taking into account the team’s previous three games, including those from last season, their ATS record stands at 1-1-1 with an average scoring margin of -1.
Little Rock’s games have, on average, featured 147 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 143 points so far. In the Trojans’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 79 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-1.
The Little Rock offense is coming off a game in which they scored 71 points vs. UIC. Overall their field goal percentage was 39.1% while connecting on 4 threes. Deantoni Gordon led the team in scoring, putting up 19 points. Additionally, Jaylen Crocker-Johnson contributed 12 points for the Trojans.
Coming into today’s game, the Little Rock defense is giving up an average of 76.0 points per contest. The Little Rock defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 86 points and allowed UIC to connect on 10 threes.
Does Northern Illinois Stand a Chance at Home?
Today’s game against Little Rock will be the fourth game of the season for Northern Illinois. So far, the Huskies have played all of their games on the road and have a record of 2-1. As of today’s game, Northern Illinois holds a 2-1 record against the spread. In their previous ten games, including those from last season, Northern Illinois is 4-5 vs. the spread.
Looking at their over/under performance through three games, Northern Illinois has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging 155 points per game on average. The Huskies’ last five games have culminated with an average of 84 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
In contrast to their season average of 84.5 points per game, the Northern Illinois had a below average performance. They scored 70 points against Georgia State and had a field goal percentage of 45.6%. Leading Northern Illinois in scoring vs. Georgia State was Zarique Nutter with his 22 points. David Coit also added 20 points for the Huskies.
The Huskies’ defense is presently ranked 93rd nationally, allowing an average of 72.2 points per contest. The Northern Illinois defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 64 points and allowed Georgia State to connect on 4 threes.