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Northern Iowa Panthers home to Salukis in NCAAB betting action

Southern Illinois SalukisNorthern Iowa Panthers
Jan 31, 8:00 PM | McLeod Center

Southern Illinois Salukis vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds


The Southern Illinois Salukis will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Panthers in Northern Iowa at McLeod Center on Tuesday in college basketball action.

The Panthers currently sports a 14-9 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 11-11 ATS. The Salukis are 7-15 and 9-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Panthers produce a 10-11-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Salukis have gone 12-8 against the number.

View Southern Illinois vs Northern Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Salukis listed as 13-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 126 (Panthers) and the No. 292 (Salukis) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 70-60 result in favor of the Panthers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Salukis rank No. 233 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.8 per game. That compares with Northern Iowa’s No. 297 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Iowa is college basketball's No. 42-ranked team at 7.9 per game, while the Salukis rate No. 321 with 4.4 per game.

Defensively, Southern Illinois features the nation's No. 215-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Northern Iowa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 217 nationally in scoring at home.

Southern Illinois lost its last outing, a 60-40 result against Illinois State on January 28. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog. Southern Illinois was run off the court by the Redbirds on Saturday as Illinois State routed them 60-40 at Redbird Arena.

In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 63-51 loser on the road against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Northern Iowa got 9 points from Seth Tuttle but lost anyway, 63-51, to Missouri State on Saturday at JQH Arena.

Southern Illinois Salukis Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Evansville are 4-6
After playing Illinois State are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-4
Before playing Creighton are 6-4
After playing Missouri State are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Salukis at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Illinois's last 5 games when playing on the road against Northern Iowa
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Southern Illinois's last 8 games on the road
Southern Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Southern Illinois is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Illinois
Northern Iowa is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Southern Illinois
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Illinois
Northern Iowa is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Southern Illinois home to Evansville, Saturday, February 4
Northern Iowa home to Creighton, Saturday, February 4