Buffalo vs Northern Illinois Pick: Tuesday, February 23rd

Buffalo vs Northern Illinois Pick: Tuesday, February 23rd: Buffalo had their three-game winning streak snapped in an 80-70 loss at home to Toledo on Friday night as 2 point favorites. The Bulls have a high octane offense with four players averaging over 13.6 points per game, led by Jeenathan Williams, who averages 18 points per game. He had a double-double in the loss to Toledo. Buffalo scores 81.4 points per game, while shooting 45.5% from the field and 33.1% from behind the arc.

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Northern Illinois has lost four straight. They are coming off a 69-64 loss at home to Miami of Ohio on Saturday. Leading scorer Tyler Cochran has returned to the lineup for the last three games, but they continue to struggle offensively. They score just 60.7 points per game, and get very little distribution with just 10.8 assists per game. They hit 40% from the field, 31.2% from three, and just 60.3% from the foul line.

Buffalo vs Northern Illinois Odds

Opening Odds Spread
Northern Illinois
Total 142
Where/When NIU Convocation Center | 5:00 PM ET

Buffalo is coming off just their sixth ATS loss of the season, and have bounced back with an ATS cover in four of their last attempts when coming off a game in which they failed to cover the spread, and have covered 4 of their last 5 when facing a team with an outright losing record. NIU has been trending towards the ‘Under’ this season, and have gone below the betting total in 4 of their last home games, and 9 of their last 10 when playing as the home dog. This team has struggled to cover spreads on the long term, with just one ATS win in their last 8 home games, and only 5 ATS wins in their last 21 games overall.

Buffalo vs Northern Illinois ATS Stats

Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Buffalo 8-6-1 +3.3
Northern Illinois 3-11-1 -6.7