The Miami (OH) RedHawks (8-9) will look to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-9) at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021 as 4.5-point favorites. The Huskies have lost three games in a row. The matchup has an over/under of 134.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
RedHawks (-4.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the RedHawks favored by 4.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (7.1 points).

Pick OU:
Over (134)

In this game, the model projects a total (141.0 points) significantly higher than the DraftKings over/under (134 points). Bet on the over.

Prediction: Miami (OH) 74, Northern Illinois 67

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the RedHawks this season is 74.1 points, 5.1 more points than their implied total of 69 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Miami (OH) has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (69) nine times this season.
  • The 73.2-point average implied total on the season for the Huskies is 8.2 more points than the team’s 65-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Northern Illinois has scored more than 65 points three times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

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Miami (OH) and Northern Illinois Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
RedHawks 6-9-1 2-2 10-6
Huskies 2-9 0-2 6-5

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Miami (OH)

Northern Illinois
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/16/2021 Toledo Loss 87-75 2/16/2021 Akron Loss 81-76
2/12/2021 Akron Loss 83-76 2/13/2021 Kent State Loss 80-58
2/6/2021 Buffalo Loss 88-64 1/16/2021 Ball State Loss 78-58
2/2/2021 Kent State Loss 77-68 1/12/2021 Akron Win 67-65
1/30/2021 Western Michigan Win 65-56 1/9/2021 Miami (OH) Loss 70-58

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