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The Northern Iowa Panthers and the Illinois State Redbirds will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Redbird Arena.

Northern Iowa was an 87-81 loser in their most recent outing at home against Indiana State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites.

In their last action, Illinois State was a 75-57 winner at home against Drake. They covered the 5.5-point spread as favorites.

Northern Iowa:
Team record: 11-11 SU, 9-11 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Illinois State
is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Wichita State are 7-3
After playing Indiana State are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Illinois State:
Team record: 12-10 SU, 9-12 ATS

is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Northern Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 1-2
After playing Drake are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Northern Iowa home to Wichita State, Saturday, February 8
Illinois State at Loyola of Chicago, Sunday, February 9