Planning on watching today’s Huskies and Panthers game? Catch the action at GSU Convocation Center in Atlanta, GA, as the Panthers hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 153.5 points, and the Panthers are favored to win at home against the Huskies.
NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES VS GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Northern Illinois Huskies +5
This game will be played at GSU Convocation Center at 2:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-71 in favor of the Panthers.
- Even though we have Georgia State winning straight-up, we like Northern Illinois at +5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can Northern Illinois Lock in a Road Win?
Today, Northern Illinois will face Georgia State in their third game of the season. So far, they have a 1-1 record. If Northern Illinois wins today, it will bring their road record to .500, as it currently stands at 0-1. As Northern Illinois faces Georgia State, their ATS record stands at 1-1. In the school’s previous three games, they went 2-0 vs. the spread with an average scoring margin of +9.
Northern Illinois comes in with an over/under record of 2-0-0 through two games, with their games averaging a combined 165.5 points per game so far. When looking at the Huskies’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-0, with their games averaging 89 points per game.
The Northern Illinois offense is coming off a game where they scored 91 points against Appalachian State. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 9 threes. David Coit is leading the team in scoring at 17 points per contest. Zarique Nutter has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 13.7 going into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Northern Illinois defense is giving up an average of 75.0 points per contest. Against Appalachian State in their most recent game, the Northern Illinois defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing Appalachian State to hit 50% of their shots.
Do the Panthers Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
After two games, Georgia State has a record of 1-1. In their previous three home games, which includes last year, Georgia State has a record of 1-2. Against the spread, Georgia State has a current record of 1-1. Looking back to last year, the team has gone 0-3 in their last three games vs. the spread, with an average scoring differential of -9.
Georgia State’s games have, on average, featured 161.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 147 points so far. The Panthers have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 63 points per game.
In their latest game, Georgia State offense put up 77 points against Western Michigan. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.5% and made 6 threes. Lucas Taylor led the team in scoring, putting up 27 points. Additionally, Dwon Odom contributed 12 points for the Panthers.
So far, the Panthers’ defense is ranked 113rd in the country at 79.5 points per contest. Against Western Michigan in their most recent game, the Georgia State defense gave up a total of 70 points while allowing Western Michigan to hit 42% of their shots.