Northern Iowa Panthers vs Creighton Bluejays Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Northern Iowa when they take on the Creighton Bluejays on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Bluejays are 16-1 so far on the season, and 12-3 ATS vs. the number. The Panthers, meanwhile, are 9-8 and 7-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Creighton go 5-8 and the Panthers go 6-7 on the totals.
Bettors looking to go with the Bluejays in this one found them listed as 13-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Panthers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bluejays, most recently No. 20 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Panthers, who rate No. 131 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 86-73 victory for the Bluejays.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 272 in NCAA hoops at 32.6 per game. Contrast that with Creighton’s No. 146 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Creighton is the No. 1-ranked team in the country at 9.9 per game, while Northern Iowa rates No. 42 at 7.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Northern Iowa owns the country's No. 129-rated mark, allowing 67.7 points per game on the highway. Creighton, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.
Northern Iowa was an 84-53 winner in its last match at home against Bradley. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Northern Iowa cruised to victory on Saturday, running Bradley out of the gym and running up an 84-53 score at McLeod Center.
Creighton was a 74-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri State. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. Creighton cruised to victory on Friday, running Missouri State out of the gym and running up a 74-52 score at JQH Arena.
Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Drake are 8-2
After playing Bradley are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Wichita State are 6-4
After playing Missouri State are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
A few Panthers at Bluejays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northern Iowa's last 7 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Northern Iowa is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 2-15 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Creighton is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Northern Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Creighton's last 5 games when playing Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa home to Drake, Sunday, January 20
Creighton at Wichita State, Saturday, January 19