Northern Illinois vs. CMU Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Northern Illinois is 16-point favorites over Central Michigan, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 59 points. The Huskies enter play with a 6-0 record and are 4-0 on the road this year, while the Chippewas are 3-4 overall and 1-1 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Huskies opened as 18.5-point favorites but the spread has dropped to 16, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 59 after opening at 62 at most sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 63% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Huskies. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Central Michigan. According to latest college football trends, the home team is 12-3-1 against the spread in the last 16 meetings between these two teams and 0-4-1 ATS in their last five trips to Mt. Pleasant. The Chippewas are also 5-1 against the spread in their last six conference games, 33-16-2 ATS in their last 51 games following an ATS win, and 10-2-2 ATS in their last 14 home games versus a team with a winning road record. CMU struggled earlier this season but it looks like Dan Enos' team is starting to turn things around. The Chips are a value as a sizable home underdog.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS +16