KenPom predicts a 77-72 win or 69% chance of winning. NIU offense is very good and ranks 32nd in the nation in efficiency averaging 111.4 points per 100 possessions (NKU averages 105.0). The Huskies shoot 42.4% from three (6th nationally) and 56.7% from two (32nd).
The NIU defense on the other hand is quite bad. The Huskies allow 110.5 points/100 (316th nationally). They allow 41.6% from three (349th).