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Fast Forward Wk 1 Northern Illinois vs. Boston College “Inside The Numbers”

Northern Illinois vs. Boston College
Northern Illinois is 5-9 overall against teams from Power 5 conferences since 2010.


Since 2006, Northern Illinois is 1-6 overall week one of the season against teams from the Power 5 conferences (Ohio State, Iowa (twice), Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa State). The Huskies were outscored by a total margin of 155-89 in those games or 11.0 points per game.


Northern Illinois finished 5-7 overall in 2016 and won those games against teams with a combined overall record of 20-41 overall or .327%. The Huskies outscored those teams by a total margin of 182-96 (Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Ball State, Buffalo and Bowling Green).


Northern Illinois lost their 7 games to 6 FBS opponents with a combined overall record of 58-23 or .716%. The Huskies won those games by a total margin of 240-161 or 13.1 points per game.





Since 2006, Boston College is 4-3 overall against FBS opponents and have won those games by a total score of 120-59 or 15.2 points per game.

In the Eagles three losses to Northwestern, Miami and Georgia Tech since 2006-Boston College has lost those games by a total of 19 points or 6.3 points per game.

Boston College finished the 2016 season with a 7-6 overall record. Of the 7 wins, 6 were against FBS oponents (UMASS, Buffalo, NC State, UCONN, Wake Forest and Maryland) and the Eagles outscored those teams by a total of 165-68 or 16.1 points per game. Those opponents had a combined overall record of 27-48 or .360%.





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