College Insider Tournament - Northern Iowa Panthers vs North Dakota Sioux in college hoops odds
North Dakota Sioux vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Northern Iowa and North Dakota on Tuesday, with the host Panthers trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The game is being played at McLeod Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Panthers sport records of 18-14 and 15-14-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Sioux have 16-16 and 16-14 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-13 for the Panthers and 16-11 for the Sioux.
Bettors looking to go with the Panthers in this one found them listed as 18-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Sioux was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 119-rated Panthers and the No. 207-ranked Sioux, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 70-65 result in favor of the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Northern Iowa's No. 211 nationally ranked offense (66.1 points per game) against a Sioux defense that sits as the No. 207 at 67.7 PPG. The Panthers have been averaging 44.1% from the field, more than the Sioux have managed so far this season (42.4% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Dakota owns the country's No. 281-rated mark, allowing 73.9 points per game on the highway. Northern Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 195 in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Dakota, they were a 76-74 loser as they battled Weber State on the road. They covered in the match as a 10.5-point underdog. North Dakota got 22 points from Troy Huff but lost anyway, 76-74, to Weber State on Friday at Dahlberg Arena.
Northern Iowa was a 73-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Marc Sonnen scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Panthers to a win (they lost 73-65 to Illinois State at Scottrade Center on Friday).
North Dakota Sioux Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-4
After playing Weber State are 1-1
After a loss are 8-2
Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Illinois State are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Sioux at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Northern Iowa's last 5 games
Northern Iowa is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games