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Northern Illinois Huskies vs Western Michigan Broncos

Game Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012 | Game Time: 12:00 PM | Home Line: 7.5 | Total: 58.5

by Leonard Bryant

Northern Illinois Huskies v Western Michigan Broncos Series Betting Trends

The Northern Illinois Huskies travel to Western Michigan to play the Broncos at 12:00 PM on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Western Michigan is the underdog in this matchup, getting 7.5 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 58.5.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NCAAF sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Huskies/Broncos Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
November 26, 2013 Western Michigan 14Northern Illinois33-34.563.0
October 27, 2012 Northern Illinois 48Western Michigan347.558.5
October 15, 2011 Western Michigan 22Northern Illinois511.568.0
October 30, 2010 Northern Illinois 28Western Michigan217.054.5
September 6, 2008 Northern Illinois 26Western Michigan29
October 13, 2007 Western Michigan 17Northern Illinois13
October 14, 2006 Northern Illinois 14Western Michigan16
November 23, 2005 Western Michigan 7Northern Illinois42
October 23, 2004 Northern Illinois 59Western Michigan38

When looking at the last 16 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 9 games compared to 7 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Northern Illinois/Western Michigan series is 30.3 ppg while the vistor has put up 23.8 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 6.5 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 16 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 6.5 ppg. That represents a value number of 14 when meassured against the offered line of 7.5, suggesting a wager on Western Michigan makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 16 games between the Huskies and the Broncos is 54.1 per game. That creates a differential of 4.4 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 58.5 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Northern Illinois as the road team and with Western Michigan as the home team.

Recent Results when Northern Illinois visits Western Michigan

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
October 27, 2012 Northern Illinois 48Western Michigan347.558.5
October 30, 2010 Northern Illinois 28Western Michigan217.054.5
September 6, 2008 Northern Illinois 26Western Michigan29
October 14, 2006 Northern Illinois 14Western Michigan16
October 23, 2004 Northern Illinois 59Western Michigan38
October 26, 2002 Northern Illinois 24Western Michigan20

When looking at the last 9 games in this series while Western Michigan has been the home team, we can see the Broncos have won 4 games compared to 5 wins for the Huskies. Average points scored per game by Western Michigan in this situation is is 29.8 ppg while Northern Illinois has put up 30.6 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 0.8 favoring the Broncos.

Unlike most series', this one has leaned towards the road team. Specifically, the road team in this series has enjoyed an average advantage of 0.8 ppg. That represents a value number of 8.3 when meassured against the offered line of 7.5, suggesting a wager on the Broncos makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks betting against the number looking at the series situation in the vacuum of this trend.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 9 games between the Huskies and the Broncos is 60.4 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 1.9 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 58.5 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Can the Northern Illinois Huskies Cover the Spread?

This season the Northern Illinois Huskies have played 11 games, averaging 29.0 points per game, while allowing 23.3 points per game. This has led to a season record of 9-2. Let's have a closer look at recent Northern Illinois Huskies results.

Recent Northern Illinois Huskies Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
November 18, 2014 Northern Illinois 21Ohio141.052.5
November 11, 2014 Toledo 24Northern Illinois27-5.061.0
November 5, 2014 Northern Illinois 35Ball St.213.062.0
October 25, 2014 Northern Illinois 28Eastern Michigan1720.561.5
October 18, 2014 Miami - OH 41Northern Illinois51-13.558.0
October 11, 2014 Central Michigan 34Northern Illinois17-9.557.0

This season the Northern Illinois Huskies have played 6 games on the road, averaging 25.3 points per game, while allowing 23.3 points per game. This has led to a season record of 5-1. Let's have a closer look at recent Northern Illinois Huskies results on the road.

Recent Northern Illinois Huskies Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
November 18, 2014 Northern Illinois 21Ohio141.052.5
November 5, 2014 Northern Illinois 35Ball St.213.062.0
October 25, 2014 Northern Illinois 28Eastern Michigan1720.561.5
September 20, 2014 Northern Illinois 14Arkansas52-13.067.0

Can the Western Michigan Broncos Cover the Spread?

This season the Western Michigan Broncos have played 12 games, averaging 34.6 points per game, while allowing 23.8 points per game. This has led to a season record of 8-2. Let's have a closer look at recent Western Michigan Broncos results.

Recent Western Michigan Broncos Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
November 22, 2014 Western Michigan 32Central Michigan2053.0
November 15, 2014 Eastern Michigan 7Western Michigan51-27.056.5
November 1, 2014 Western Michigan 41Miami - OH107.055.0
October 25, 2014 Ohio 21Western Michigan42-10.050.5
October 18, 2014 Western Michigan 26Bowling Green14-2.570.5
October 11, 2014 Western Michigan 42Ball St.38-1.054.5
October 4, 2014 Toledo 20Western Michigan196.063.0
September 27, 2014 Western Michigan 17Virginia Tech35-21.053.0
September 20, 2014 Murray St. 14Western Michigan45

This season the Western Michigan Broncos have played 5 games here at home, averaging 35.6 points per game, while allowing 18.6 points per game. This has led to a season record of 3-2. Let's have a closer look at recent Western Michigan Broncos results when playing at home.

Recent Western Michigan Broncos Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 28, 2014 Northern Illinois 31Western Michigan21-7.558.5
November 15, 2014 Eastern Michigan 7Western Michigan51-27.056.5
October 25, 2014 Ohio 21Western Michigan42-10.050.5
October 4, 2014 Toledo 20Western Michigan196.063.0
September 20, 2014 Murray St. 14Western Michigan45
November 16, 2013 Central Michigan 27Western Michigan222.551.0
October 19, 2013 Ball St. 38Western Michigan1720.058.0
October 12, 2013 Buffalo 33Western Michigan09.550.0
September 28, 2013 Kent St. 32Western Michigan142.550.5
September 7, 2013 Nicholls State 27Western Michigan23

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