Tuesday’s Boca Raton Bowl will feature a contest between the Marshall Thundering Herd and Northern Illinois Huskies.
Marshall (12-1) and Northern Illinois (11-2) will want to end their seasonw with a victory in this bowl game. Coverage of this game airs on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 6:00 pm ET from FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, FL.
Conference USA winner Marshall nearly had a perfect season – it was ruined by a Nov. 28 loss to Kentucky – but now must settle for a game against Northern Illinois a team the school says was the best available opponent. Whether or not they play up to their ability in this game has been the talk leading up to this one.
The Odds: Marshall is a 10 point favorite against Northern Illinois. The over/under for this game is 67 total points.
The Oddsmakers are not looking favorably towards Northern Illinois chances to win this one as it has one of the biggest spreads of all of the bowl games.
Can the Huskies make this one close or does the Thundering Herd drop them?