NCAA football betting can be interesting on Thursday, as the odds heavily favor Northern Illinois who will host Eastern Michigan.
This college football betting contest can be seen on ESPN U. Here is a look at some of the numbers for this matchup between Eastern Michigan and Northern Illinois.
NCAA football betting has Northern Illinois favored by three touchdowns against Eastern Michigan. It will be the 40th all-time meeting between the two teams. Northern Illinois has a 23-14-2 advantage in the series that dates back to 1927. Last year in NCAA football betting it was Northern Illinois rolling to a 37-0 win. Two years ago it was Eastern Michigan pulling off the 21-19 college football betting upset. Northern Illinois has an 11-8-1 lead in the games played in DeKalb.
Eastern Michigan hasn’t won a game this season straight up but they are 3-5 against the NCAA football betting number. They were blown out by Arkansas in their last game but they did cover the big college football betting number. Junior quarterback Kyle McMahon threw three touchdown passes in that game. The Eagles were getting 37 points in that game though and they are only getting 21 in this NCAA football betting matchup against Northern Illinois. Eastern Michigan has not been a good NCAA football betting wager of late when they are on turf. They are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on turf. The Eagles have done well in this series though as they are 4-0 in NCAA football betting in their last 4 meetings at Northern Illinois.
Northern Illinois has done well against losing teams. The Huskies are 7-3 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. They have also played well in the month of November. The Huskies are 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games in November. The one NCAA football betting drawback is that they are poor at home laying points. The Huskies are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games as a home favorite. Many of Eastern Michigan’s games have gone over the college football betting total. Four of their last five road games have gone over in NCAA football betting. Northern Illinois is on the other side of this coin in NCAA football betting as 12 of their last 16 home games have gone under. The last five meetings between the two teams have gone under in NCAA football betting.