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Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Bowling Green Falcons Pick Prediction NCAAF Odds 12-6-2013


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In the MAC conference championship the Bowling Green Falcons will meet the Northern Illinois Huskies from NCAA college football set for Friday night.

Kick off time from a neutral site at Ford Field is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN2.

The betting odds from this college football contest have the Northern Illinois Huskies favored by –3 points.

Bowling Green has won four straight to move to 9-3 on the year after a 24-7 road victory last week to the Buffalo Bulls as a -3 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total finished at under 52 points. The Falcons went down 7-3 at the half then outscored Buffalo 21-0 in the second.

The Bowling Green offense gained 490 yards with 260 rushing for 5 yards per carry. Matt Johnson completed 11 of 26 passes for 230 yards with a touchdown and pick. Travis Greene ran for 129 yards on 30 carries and a touchdown. Each team had one turnover. On defense the Falcons held the Bulls to 236 offensive yards with 15 rushing for ½ yards per attempt. Bowling Green gave up just 5 of 17 third down conversions to Buffalo.

Northern Illinois moved to a perfect 12-0 on the 2013 campaign with the 33-14 home victory last week to Western Michigan as a -35 point wagering favorite. The game total came under 64 points. Northern Illinois was able to extend a 20-7 first half lead.

The Huskies put up 464 yards offensively with 425 running for 8 yards a carry. Jordan Lynch completed 5 of 17 passes for 39 yards and a touchdown. The team was successful just 7 of 16 times on third down. On defense Northern Illinois allowed 256 to the Western Michigan offense with 93 running for 2 ½ yards per run attempt.