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Men's College Basketball
MATCHUP
Northern Illinois at Akron
Stats: Overall | Home/Away | Conference | Favorite | Underdog | Last 5
Records: ATS Overall | Last 5 | Days Rest | After Win | After Loss | vs Scoring | Over/Under
Teams: Northern Illinois Huskies | Akron Zips
Summary
4:30 PM ET W/L ATS H A N CONF AF AA O/U
Northern Illinois 9-9 7-7-0 7-1 1-6 1-2 2-3 73.8 73.5 6-8-0
Akron 8-9 6-9-0 8-1 0-5 0-3 1-4 71.4 73.3 6-9-0
Live Odds | All Odds
Home O/U
Opening line -4.5 -110 142 -110
5Dimes -3.5 -105 142 -110
CarbonSports -3.5 -110 OFF
Sportsbook -3.5 -110 OFF
Covers.com -3.5 -105 142 -110
Best home line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Northern Illinois Northern Illinois Off vs  Akron Akron Defense
Northern Illinois 72.1 Points For
Akron 74.8 Points Against
Northern Illinois 44.2 FG%
Akron 47.3 FG%
Northern Illinois 31.4 Reb
Northern Illinois 31.6 Reb
Akron Akron Off vs  Northern Illinois Northern Illinois Defense
Akron 70.4 Points For
Northern Illinois 75.6 Points Against
Akron 42.5 FG%
Northern Illinois 46.3 FG%
Akron 29.9 Reb
Northern Illinois 32.7 Reb
* Overall Stats | In Depth
Off For FG% 3P% FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
72.1
70.4
44.2
42.5
33.7
36.5
71.6
68.5
31.4
29.9
Def Agst FG% 3P% FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
75.6
74.8
46.3
47.3
35.4
36.3
70.7
68.1
32.7
31.6
* Home/Away Stats | In Depth
Off For FG% 3P% FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
73.1
77.6
44.2
45.2
36.6
40.7
69.9
67.8
32.4
33.5
Def Agst.
FG%
3P%
FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
83.9
72.8
48.7
45.2
40.1
32.5
72.5
64.8
32.4
29.4
* Last 5 | In Depth
Off For
FG%
3P%
FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
67.8
66.8
42.6
39.6
30.3
33.1
74.2
76.1
31.2
29.2
Def Agst
FG%
3P%
FT% Reb
NIU
AKR
73.2
76.4
45.8
48.1
30.3
36.1
72.9
67.4
32.0
32.0
* ATS Records | In Depth
  Overall Home Away
NIU
AKR
7-7-0
6-9-0
4-1-0
4-3-0
3-6-0
2-6-0
* Over/Under Records | In Depth
  Overall Home Away
NIU
AKR
6-8-0
6-9-0
1-4-0
4-3-0
5-4-0
2-6-0

* These numbers exclude Div II games.

More Records:
Last 5 | After Win | After Loss | vs Scoring

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Injuries
Northern Illinois Huskies
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jaylen Key F Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 1/3/18 Key is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and a slipped disc in his back. He is without a definitive timetable for return.
Akron Zips
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jaden Sayles F Ques Sat - Wrist - 1/16/18 Sayles was absent from the lineup during the last game with concussion-like symptoms and a wrist injury. It is uncertain if he will play Saturday against Northern Illinois.
Emmanuel Olojakpoke F out for season - Heart - 1/13/18 Olojakpoke had surgery on his heart and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
Recent Meetings
Date Home Away Line ATS
1/31/17 NIU 73 AKR 76 3.5/141.5 NIU/O
2/13/16 NIU 80 AKR 79 2/141.5 NIU/O
1/26/16 AKR 76 NIU 66 -5.5/136.5 AKR/O
3/9/15 AKR 76 NIU 52 -6/126.5 AKR/O
1/21/15 NIU 64 AKR 61 4.5/124.5 NIU/O
2/15/14 AKR 62 NIU 54 -11.5/123.5 NIU/U
1/12/13 NIU 53 AKR 68 12/126 AKR/U
2/11/12 AKR 75 NIU 51 -19.5/129 AKR/U
1/26/11 NIU 83 AKR 74 3/147 NIU/O
2/3/10 AKR 90 NIU 76 -14/140.5 P/O
Northern Illinois: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs Score Line ATS NIU FG Opp FG Reb
1/16/18 @BUFF 67-95 (L) 15.5/154.5 LO 22/50 37/68 30-33
1/13/18 EMU 72-66 (W) 1.5/141.5 WU 27/60 24/53 28-30
1/9/18 @BGSU 57-66 (L) 2.5/154 LU 21/57 21/58 31-41
1/6/18 @OHIO 68-78 (L) 7/152 LU 26/60 26/46 28-29
1/2/18 KENT 75-61 (W) -2.5/150 WU 24/55 22/59 39-27
12/29/17 @IOWA 75-98 (L) 15/151.5 LO 30/69 36/62 33-29
12/21/17 UIC 69-63 (W) -4/145 WU 24/58 25/56 32-37
12/18/17 @MARQ 70-79 (L) 16.5/157 WU 21/55 28/66 37-31
12/9/17 CCSU 61-55 (W) -/- -- 20/47 21/53 23-32
12/4/17 @ISU 80-94 (L) 15.5/148.5 WO 33/67 34/66 33-34
Akron: Last 10 Games | Season
Date vs Score Line ATS AKR FG Opp FG Reb
1/16/18 @EMU 49-63 (L) 6.5/141.5 LU 17/55 21/45 27-32
1/13/18 BGSU 80-78 (W) -3.5/152.5 LO 26/60 21/52 34-31
1/9/18 BUFF 65-87 (L) 6.5/156.5 LU 15/47 33/67 27-35
1/5/18 @TOL 65-67 (L) 8.5/154 WU 27/60 22/46 34-26
1/2/18 @WMU 75-87 (L) 7/144.5 LO 27/61 31/56 24-36
12/29/17 CC 86-49 (W) -/- -- 28/55 18/66 44-31
12/25/17 @DAV (N) 78-91 (L) 9.5/147.5 LO 25/51 33/62 25-28
12/23/17 PRIN (N) 62-64 (L) 5.5/142 WU 20/57 23/52 28-34
12/22/17 @USC (N) 53-84 (L) 14.5/156.5 LU 16/50 27/55 22-37
12/16/17 MVSU 81-63 (W) -/- -- 28/59 23/63 38-30
Abbreviations Legend