Toledo Rockets vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds
The Northern Iowa Panthers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Toledo Rockets at McLeod Center in NCAA basketball action.
Northern Iowa will face the 0-2 Rockets, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Panthers are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rockets are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Panthers installed as 15-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Panthers - Rockets odds would favor the Panthers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northern Iowa is rated No. 154 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toledo is at No. 165. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 122-50 win for the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rockets rank No. 316 in NCAA Division 1 with 28.5 per game. That compares with Northern Iowa’s No. 51 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northern Iowa is college basketball's No. 5-ranked team at 13 per game, while the Rockets rate No. 294 with 3.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Toledo owns the country's No. 234-rated mark, allowing 72 points per game on the highway. Northern Iowa, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Toledo, they were an 82-56 loser as they battled Minnesota on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 20.5-point underdog. Toledo was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Minnesota and falling by an 82-56 score at Williams Arena.
Northern Iowa won its last outing, a 103-50 result against Wartburg on November 10. The Panthers blew out Wartburg on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 103-50 win at McLeod Center.
Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Samford are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing North Dakota are 1-2
After playing Wartburg are 2-0
After a win are 3-7
A few Rockets at Panthers trends to consider:
Toledo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Northern Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Northern Iowa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Toledo home to Samford, Wednesday, November 21
Northern Iowa home to North Dakota, Saturday, November 17