Northern Illinois Vs Albany (NY): College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 20, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 20, 2022

The Northern Illinois Huskies (3-8) will be looking to stop a three-game losing skid when hosting the Albany (NY) Great Danes (4-9) on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at NIU Convocation Center. It will air at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Huskies’ (-188 to win on the moneyline) contest with the Great Danes (+154).

The betting facts in the following article reflect odds as of December 20, 2022 at 2:10 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Northern Illinois Vs Albany (NY) Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Northern Illinois (-4)
Total Pick Over (141)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Northern Illinois Vs Albany (NY) Stat Rankings

Northern Illinois Avg. (Rank) Albany (NY) Avg. (Rank)
68.6 (267th) Points Scored 66.8 (306th)
77.4 (342nd) Points Allowed 74.6 (312th)
34.0 (220th) Rebounds 33.1 (262nd)
10.0 (184th) Off. Rebounds 10.8 (130th)
7.1 (220th) 3pt Made 7.6 (171st)
11.2 (319th) Assists 11.9 (282nd)
16.2 (353rd) Turnovers 13.5 (272nd)

Northern Illinois Vs Albany (NY) Betting Trends

  • The Huskies’ record against the spread is 5-4-0.
  • Northern Illinois is yet to lose ATS (2-0) as a 4-point favorite or greater this year.
  • There have been six Huskies games (out of nine) that went over the total this year.
  • Northern Illinois’ games have finished with more than 141 points six times so far this season.
  • Huskies games have had an average of 146.0 points this season, 5.0 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Albany (NY) has beaten the spread four times in 11 games.
  • Against the spread as 4-point underdogs or more, the Great Danes are 3-6.
  • This year, six of Northern Illinois’ nine games have hit the over.
  • Great Danes games have gone over 141 points on four occasions this season.
  • The average total points scored in Albany (NY)’s games this year (141) is 0.5 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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Northern Illinois Impact Players

  • Keshawn Williams paces the Huskies at 18.0 points per contest, while also averaging 2.6 assists and 4.7 rebounds.
  • David Coit is posting 12.9 points, 2.4 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game.
  • Zarique Nutter leads the Huskies at 5.3 rebounds per game, while also averaging 0.9 assists and 11.5 points.
  • Anthony Crump puts up 5.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest, shooting 62.5% from the floor.
  • Kaleb Thornton is tops on his squad in assists per game (3.0), and also posts 4.4 points and 1.7 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Albany (NY) Impact Players

  • Jonathan Beagle leads the Great Danes in rebounding (7.2 per game), and puts up 11.2 points and 1.2 assists. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Sarju Patel is putting up 7.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, making 38.4% of his shots from the floor and 30.0% from 3-point range, with 1.2 triples per game.
  • Da’kquan Davis gets the Great Danes 7.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.3 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Aaron Reddish is putting up 9.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest, making 47.8% of his shots from the field and 37.1% from 3-point range, with 1.2 treys per contest.
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