Akron vs. Northern Illinois Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Northern Illinois as a 23.5-point favorite over Akron, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 62 points. The Zips come into play with a 1-5 record and is 0-3 on the road, while the Huskies are 5-0 overall and 1-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Huskies opened as 21.5-point favorites but the spread has been bet up to 23.5 at most online and Vegas sports books, while the over/under total opened at 69 and has been bet all the way down to 62 points.
PUBLIC BETTING: Current college football public betting information says that 97% of public bettors are currently backing Northern Illinois. This information is subjected to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for more detailed information.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Northern Illinois. According to latest college football trends, the favorite is 5-2 against the spread in the last seven meetings between these two teams and conversely, the Zips are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games versus the Huskies. Akron is also 1-4 against the spread in its last five games in October and 17-37-1 ATS in its last 55 conference games. On the other side, the Huskies are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games in October, 6-2-1 ATS in their last nine home games and 19-7-2 ATS in their last 28 conference games. Akron is a horrendous football team, as evidence of its 43-3 loss at home last Saturday against Ohio as a 3-point underdog.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 PREDICTIONS: NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES -23.5