College Insider Tournament - Northern Iowa Panthers visit UC Irvine Anteaters in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Northern Iowa Panthers vs UC Irvine Anteaters Odds
Bren Events Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host UC Irvine Anteaters and the visiting Northern Iowa Panthers in college hoops action on Sunday.
The Anteaters currently sports a 21-15 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-17 ATS. The Panthers are 19-14 and 15-15-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Anteaters produce a 14-14 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 16-13 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 37 (Anteaters) and the No. 119 (Panthers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-70 result in favor of the Anteaters has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 282 in NCAA hoops at 32.1 per game. Contrast that with UC Irvine’s No. 18 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UC Irvine is the No. 111-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while Northern Iowa rates No. 35 at 7.8 per game.
Defensively, Northern Iowa features the nation's No. 78-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. UC Irvine, meanwhile, comes in at No. 104 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Northern Iowa, they were a 77-66 winner as they battled North Dakota at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 16-point favorite. Anthony James scored 24 points leading the Panthers to a 77-66 victory over North Dakota at McLeod Center on Wednesday.
Last time out for UC Irvine, they were an 80-71 winner as they battled High Point at home. They covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite. Will Davis II went off for 32 points and added 14 rebounds for good measure, leading UC Irvine to an 80-71 win over High Point on Wednesday at Bren Events Center.
A few Panthers at Anteaters trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 5 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 2-2-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
UC Irvine is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
UC Irvine is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UC Irvine's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of UC Irvine's last 10 games