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Akron Zips vs. Northern Illinois Huskies

The fans at NIU Convocation Center will be treated to a game between the Akron Zips and the Northern Illinois Huskies when they take their seats on Saturday.

Oddsmakers opened the Huskies as -1-point favorites versus the Zips, while the game's total opened at 140.

In their last action, Northern Illinois was a 83-70 winner on the road against RedHawks. They covered the +3-point spread as underdogs.

Akron was a 88-86 loser in its last match on the road against Chippewas. They failed to cover the -1.5-point spread as favorites.

Team record: 9-6 SU,7-6 ATS
Akron is 3-19 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron's last 5 games on the road
Akron is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois:
Team record: 9-6 SU,9-4 ATS
Northern Illinois is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Northern Illinois is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Northern Illinois's last 12 games

Next up:
Akron home to Eastern Michigan Tuesday, January 15
Northern Illinois home to Central Michigan Tuesday, January 15