Free Week 13 Prediction: Bobcats vs Huskies Odds
Week 13 College football betting sees the Ohio Bobcats taking on the NIU Huskies on Tuesday November 24th at Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, Illinois. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
Ohio Bobcats (7-4) vs. Northern Illinois Huskies (8-3)
Date: Tuesday November 24
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, Illinois
NCAA Football Spread: NIU -13
NCAA Betting Total: OFF
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While the Bobcats 7 wins have locked them into a bowl spot, the Northern Illinois Huskies have everything to play for come Tuesday.
The Huskies can clinch the MAC West with a simple win on Tuesday. With the tiebreaker over the Rockets being held by NIU, they can clinch a spot in the title game with a win or Western Michigan win this week.
The Bobcats were the closest competition in the standings to the Falcons this season, but Bowling Green was just too much in the East.
Ohio still holds 7 wins on the season and will find themselves in a postseason bowl. With an 8th win this week, it will put them into a position to grab an even better bowl.
Ohio has had success when they win the time of possession and manage the pace of the game. The Bobcats offense ranks 45th in the nation with 428.0 yards per contest. Their offense is putting up just 27.5 points per game, but are coming off a week that saw them drop 48 points.
On the defensive side of the ball, OU is allowing just 25.2 points. Allowing just 377.7 yards against per game, the Bobcats have been able to win the turnover battle all season long and have pitched performances where they’ve allowed 3 and 0 points.
While all the attention in the MAC West was on Western Michigan and and Toledo heading into this season, it’s now Northern Illinois who controls their own fate.
A win on Tuesday will lock them into the MAC Title game against Bowling Green. A loss, would set up a tougher scenario. The Huskies would need Western Michigan to knock off Toledo and the Huskies would still advance due to tiebreaker rules.
The Huskies have rattled off 6 straight wins, including the biggest ones over Toledo and Western Michigan.
NIU has also been a dominant home team. The Huskies are scoring 46.0 points per game and are a perfect 5-0 SU.
They are also 3-1-1 ATS at home.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Bobcats are 4-9 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- Bobcats are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games.
- Bobcats are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game.
- Huskies are 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win.
- Huskies are 16-5-1 ATS in their last 22 games in November.
Free Week 13 NCAA Football Prediction
The Huskies will get the Bobcats A game here as they would like to play spoiler and get themselves into a better bowl game. Still, NIU is just too much.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Northern Illinois ATS
The Huskies come out motivated and dominate from the start. Look for their defense to play a major role here as they force OU into some long 3rd downs and turnovers.
Week 13 Free Score Prediction: Northern Illinois 44- Ohio 17
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