Northern Iowa Panthers vs Bradley Braves Odds
The Northern Iowa Panthers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Braves in Bradley at Carver Arena on Sunday in college basketball action.
This season, the Braves are 14-10 overall and 11-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Panthers are 13-11 and 11-11-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Bradley boasts a 9-9 on the OU, and Northern Iowa is 8-12.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Bradley Braves as 3-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Braves sit at No. 245 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Panthers sit at No. 119 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Panthers will win this game 70-66.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Panthers rank No. 293 in NCAA Division 1 with 32 per game. That compares with Bradley’s No. 278 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Bradley is college basketball's No. 293-ranked team at 4.8 per game, while the Panthers rate No. 52 with 7.5 per game.
Defensively, Northern Iowa features the nation's No. 107-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. Bradley, meanwhile, comes in at No. 139 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 48-37 winner at home against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Northern Iowa earned a 48-37 victory over Missouri State on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Anthony James at McLeod Center.
Last time out for Bradley, they were a 76-70 winner as they battled Evansville at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. Bradley earned a 76-70 victory over Evansville on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Dyricus Simms-Edwards at Carver Arena.
Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Creighton are 7-3
After playing Missouri State are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Illinois State are 5-5
After playing Evansville are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Panthers at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 5 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Bradley
Northern Iowa is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bradley's last 5 games at home
Bradley is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Bradley's last 5 games when playing Northern Iowa
Bradley is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa home to Creighton, Wednesday, February 13
Bradley at Illinois State, Wednesday, February 13