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Wichita State ShockersNorthern Iowa Panthers
Jan 18, 8:00 PM | McLeod Center

Wichita State Shockers vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds

15-3TEAM RECORD13-6

The visiting Shockers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at McLeod Center against the Northern Iowa Panthers.

Supporters of the Shockers have watched them go 15-3 and 6-9 ATS on the year, while the Panthers are at 13-6 and 10-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Panthers are 9-8-1, while the Shockers have a 8-7 mark.

View Wichita State vs Northern Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Northern Iowa in this one will find them as 2-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Panthers - Shockers odds would favor the Shockers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northern Iowa is rated No. 95 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wichita State is at No. 5. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 83-73 win for the Shockers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Northern Iowa's No. 189-ranked offense, averaging 67.8 PPG, against a Shockers defense that ranks No. 50 at 61.4 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Shockers marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wichita State owns the country's No. 78-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Northern Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 220 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Wichita State, they were a 75-65 winner as they battled Indiana State on the road. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Wichita State earned a 75-65 victory over Indiana State on Sunday, getting 16 points from Toure' Murry at Hulman Center.

In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 78-67 loser on the road against Bradley. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Panthers endured a 78-67 loss at the hands of the Braves on Sunday, despite a 15-point effort from Johnny Moran at Carver Arena.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Southern Illinois are 6-4
After playing Indiana State are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Drake are 9-1
After playing Bradley are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Shockers at Panthers trends to consider:
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wichita State's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wichita State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Northern Iowa
Wichita State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Northern Iowa
Northern Iowa is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Northern Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wichita State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 5 games when playing at home against Wichita State
Northern Iowa is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Wichita State

Next up:
Wichita State home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, January 21
Northern Iowa home to Drake, Sunday, January 22

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