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Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels 12/05/2019 Odds, Preview and Predictions

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Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary's Gaels 12-05-2019 Odds Preview and Predictions

Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels 12/05/2019 – Northern Illinois Huskies will hit the road in this game to play against Saint Mary’s Gaels from McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, California. Northern Illinois Huskies are holding a 6-2 record on the season and they managed to do well in the MAC West by holding the 2nd spot. As for Saint Mary’s Gaels, they have topped the West Coast Conference play with an impressive 8-1 record on the season. Ncaa basketball betting has predicted this to be an interesting game as two decent teams clash on Thursday.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels 12/05/2019

When: Thursday, December 05, 10:00 PM ET
Where: McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California
TV: NA
Stream: SofaScore

Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels 12/05/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Northern Illinois +14 (-110) 131 o (-110)
St. Mary’s -14 (-110) 131 u (-110)
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Northern Illinois Huskies

Northern Illinois Huskies are not a bad team as such, but they have the biggest competitors in the MAC West. The Huskies are holding the 2nd spot alongside Central Michigan, Toledo, and Eastern Michigan. This will be an important game for Northern Illinois since they will try to hold their 2nd spot. However, they are playing against a team that has an impressive record on the season. Northern Illinois will need to work hard right from the start in this game. On Monday, the Huskies managed to score 74 points against Oakland and restricted them to just 50. Playing against Saint Mary’s Gaels will not be an easy task for the Huskies in this match.

Players to watch: E. German G (8 GP 32.4 MIN 21.4 PTS 4 REB 2.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 2.4 TO 44.4 FG% 72.5 FT% 37.9 3P%), D. Beane G (6 GP 24 MIN 9.2 PTS 4.7 REB 1.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 41.7 FG% 85.2 FT% 28.6 3P%), T. Hankerson G (8 GP 29 MIN 9 PTS 3 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 56.8 FG% 100 FT% 65.2 3P%).

St. Mary’s Gaels

If there is one team that has been impressive on the West Coast, it has to be Saint Mary’s Gaels. With just one loss on the season, the Gaels are all set to get past their opponent in this match. Saint Mary’s enter this week following their victory against Omaha. The Gaels scored 75 points and restricted the opponent to just 66. Saint Mary’s Gaels are currently on a six-game winning streak and they have been a powerhouse when it comes to scoring. Playing against Northern Illinois Huskies will not be a major issue for Saint Mary’s this season.

Players to watch: J. Ford G (9 GP 35.2 MIN 21.1 PTS 2.6 REB 2.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 50.7 FG% 72.4 FT% 44.6 3P%), M. Fitts F (9 GP 32.4 MIN 13.9 PTS 7.4 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 46.9 FG% 75 FT% 42.4 3P%), T. Krebs G (9 GP 29.9 MIN 12.8 PTS 4.4 REB 0.8 AST 1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.7 TO 53.3 FG% 92.9 FT% 55 3P%).

Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels Betting Predictions

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Northern Illinois Huskies

Northern Illinois is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
Huskies are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Northern Illinois is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Northern Illinois is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Huskies are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games played in December.

St. Mary’s Gaels

Gaels are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Saint Mary’s-California’s last 6 games.
Saint Mary’s-California is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
Gaels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Saint Mary’s-California is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs St. Mary’s Gaels Betting Picks

Northern Illinois Huskies might be able to take out some of the easy teams, but the Gaels are way too strong from all aspects. A straight bet in on for Saint Mary’s Gaels to win this game with ease.

Moneyline: The money line for Northern Illinois in this game is +1000. Whereas, Saint Mary’s Gaels have a money line of -1500.

ATS: The ATS in this match is 14 with Northern Illinois Huskies holding +14 and Saint Mary’s Gaels holding -14.

Totals: Both teams have a total of 131 with Northern Illinois Huskies taking the over and Saint Mary’s Gaels taking the under.

Score Prediction: Saint Mary’s Gaels will win and cover the score 82-61.