The Western Michigan Broncos will hit the road in MAC conference action as they face the Northern Illinois Huskies in an NCAA college football game set for Tuesday night.
Kick off time from Northern Illinois is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.
The wagering odds from this week fourteen college football game has the home side Northern Illinois Huskies favored by –34 points.
Western Michigan falls to 1-10 on the season following a 27-22 home defeat last week to the Central Michigan Chippewas as a +3 point underdog. The game total landed at under 50 ½ points. The Broncos could not overcome a 14-0 first quarter deficit.
The team posted 285 yards of offense with 118 rushing for 3 yards a carry. Cooper Rush completed 16 of 25 throws for 167 yards with three picks. Central Michigan gave away the game with five turnovers and forced one away from Western Michigan. On defense they allowed 311 yards to the Chippewas offense with 164 to their run game for 4 ½ yards per rush attempt.
Northern Illinois is a perfect 11-0 on the year following a 35-17 road defeat last week to the Toledo Rockets as a -1 point wagering favorite. The game total landed under 73 ½ points Northern Illinois had to overcome a 10-7 halftime deficit as they outscored Toledo 28-7 in the second half.
The Huskies offense produced 566 yards with 364 running for 6 ½ yards per carry. Jordan Lynch completed 17 of 22 throws for 202 yards. Lynch is a run threat who scampered for 161 yards on 28 carries with three scores. Northern Illinois had no turnovers and forced four away from the Rockets. The Huskies defense allowed 419 yards to the Toledo offense with 184 yards to their run game for 4 yards per attempt.