College Insider Tournament - North Dakota Sioux take on Panthers in NCAA basketball test
North Dakota Sioux vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds
The Northern Iowa Panthers will hit the floor running against the visiting North Dakota Sioux Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Northern Iowa will face the 16-16 Sioux, who own a 16-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Panthers are 15-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sioux are 16-11 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Panthers, most recently No. 119 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Sioux, who rate No. 207 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-65 victory for the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sioux rank No. 198 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.1 per game. That compares with Northern Iowa’s No. 281 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Iowa is college basketball's No. 39-ranked team at 7.8 per game, while the Sioux rate No. 149 with 6.3 per game.
Defensively, North Dakota features the nation's No. 281-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Northern Iowa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 195 nationally in scoring at home.