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Northern Iowa Panthers vs Memphis Tigers Odds
Northern Iowa travels to Memphis on Saturday, hoping to boost its 3-2 record with a victory over the Tigers.
The game is being played at Atlantis Resort, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Memphis battles the Panthers, currently sitting with a 3-2 mark (2-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-0 for the Tigers and 0-3 for the Panthers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Tigers and the No. 154-ranked Panthers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 80-69 result in favor of the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 128-ranked offense, averaging 71.5 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 59 at 59 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.8% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Iowa owns the country's No. 130-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 173 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Northern Iowa, they were a 66-50 loser as they battled Stanford on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. Stanford earned a 66-50 victory over Northern Iowa on Friday, getting 21 points from Chasson Randle at Atlantis Resort.
Last time out for Memphis, they were an 84-75 loser as they battled Minnesota on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. Andre Hollins went off for 41 points and added 1 rebound for good measure, leading Minnesota to an 84-75 win over Memphis on Friday at Atlantis Resort.
Northern Iowa home to Wisc-Milwaukee, Saturday, December 1
Memphis home to Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, November 29