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    Peden Stadium is the venue where the Northern Illinois Huskies (2-5) will match up against the Ohio Bobcats (4-3) on Saturday, October 22, 2022.

    The Huskies are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-3), against the Bobcats. The over/under for this game is 66 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Northern Illinois vs. Ohio

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Athens, Ohio
    • Stadium: Peden Stadium
    Huskies vs Bobcats Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Huskies -3 -112 -109 66 -113 -108 -143 +119

    Northern Illinois Betting Insights

    • Ohio’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this year.
    • Ohio is 2-2 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • Ohio has hit the over in five of their seven games with a set total (71.4%).

    Northern Illinois Stats & Insights

    • Northern Illinois ranks 70th in total offense (400.7 yards per game) and 85th in total defense (394.1 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Northern Illinois owns the 51st-ranked scoring offense this season (32.7 points per game), and has been worse defensively, ranking 15th-worst with 34.3 points allowed per game.
    • Despite having a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks 15th-worst in the FBS (278.0 passing yards allowed per game), Northern Illinois has played better offensively, ranking 102nd in the FBS by putting up 207.7 passing yards per game.
    • Northern Illinois is averaging 193.0 rushing yards per game on offense (32nd in the FBS), and ranks 29th on the other side of the ball with 116.1 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 16th-worst in the FBS (45.7% third-down percentage), Northern Illinois has had more success on offense, ranking 26th in the FBS by posting a 47.1% third-down conversion rate.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (54th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (40th in the FBS), Northern Illinois (+2) has the 44th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    Northern Illinois’ Best Players

    • Ethan Hampton has racked up 798 yards (114.0 ypg) on 72-of-122 passing with seven touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Harrison Waylee has racked up 630 yards on 113 carries while finding paydirt five times as a runner. He’s also caught 15 passes for 113 yards (16.1 per game).
    • Antario Brown has been handed the ball 83 times this year and racked up 415 yards (59.3 per game) with six touchdowns.
    • Cole Tucker’s 534 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 52 times and has collected 35 catches and three touchdowns.
    • Kacper Rutkiewicz has caught 19 passes for 284 yards (40.6 yards per game) and five touchdowns this year.
    • Shemar Thornton has been the target of 25 passes and hauled in 16 grabs for 167 yards, an average of 23.9 yards per contest..
    • Michael Kennedy paces the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Daveren Rayner is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 42 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and three sacks.
    • Eric Rogers leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up six tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended.

    Ohio Betting Insights

    • Ohio’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • Ohio is a 2-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this year.
    • Five of Ohio’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (71.4%).

    Ohio Stats & Insights

    • Ohio ranks 43rd in total yards per game (436.9), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 528.6 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Ohio has not been getting things done on defense, ranking ninth-worst with 36.9 points allowed per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, generating 33.1 points per contest (45th-ranked).
    • Ohio ranks worst in passing yards allowed per game (367.1), but at least it has been playing well on offense, ranking 13th-best in passing yards per contest (324.0).
    • Ohio’s running game has been struggling, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with 112.9 rushing yards per game. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, allowing 161.4 rushing yards per contest (88th-ranked).
    • With a 34.1% third-down conversion rate on offense, Ohio ranks 102nd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 102nd, surrendering a 42.9% third-down rate.
    • Ohio has accumulated 14 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over eight times, leading to a +6 turnover margin, which ranks 15th-best in the FBS.

    Ohio’s Best Players

    • Kurtis Rourke has racked up 2,208 yards on 70% passing while tossing 14 touchdown passes with three interceptions this season. He’s also run for 125 yards with three scores.
    • Sieh Bangura has run for 433 yards on 97 carries so far this year while scoring seven times on the ground. He’s also added 14 catches, totaling 131 yards and one touchdown in the passing game.
    • Nolan McCormick has been given 47 carries and totaled 189 yards with one touchdown while also gaining 141 yards through the air with one touchdown.
    • Sam Wiglusz’s 516 receiving yards (73.7 yards per game) lead the team. He has 44 catches on 54 targets with five touchdowns.
    • Jacoby Jones has put up a 366-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 23 passes on 28 targets.
    • James Bostic’s 17 receptions (on 30 targets) have netted him 357 yards (51.0 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Jeremiah Burton paces the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has 1.0 TFL and four tackles.
    • Keye Thompson, Ohio’s tackle leader, has 43 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Torrie Cox Jr. has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 22 tackles and two passes defended.

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