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Drake Bulldogs battle vs Northern Iowa Panthers highlights college odds menu

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Jan 7, 8:05 PM | Knapp Center

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Drake Bulldogs Odds


Drake looks to cover the Bulldogs-Panthers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 8-6 mark when they host Northern Iowa in college basketball action.

The Bulldogs currently sports a 8-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-7 ATS. The Panthers are 11-4 and 8-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulldogs produce a 4-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 7-6-1 against the number.

View Northern Iowa vs Drake Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Bulldogs installed as 2-point underdogs in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 227-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 91-rated Panthers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-67 win for the Panthers on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Panthers rank No. 308 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.3 per game. That compares with Drake’s No. 293 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Drake is college basketball's No. 214-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Panthers rate No. 36 with 8.3 per game.

Defensively, Northern Iowa features the nation's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.4 points per game. Drake, meanwhile, comes in at No. 145 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 65-48 winner at home against Indiana State. They covered the 6–point spread as favorites. Northern Iowa earned a 65-48 victory over Indiana State on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Anthony James at McLeod Center.

In their last action, Drake was a 76-59 loser on the road against Creighton. They failed to cover the 13–point spread as underdogs. Drake got 17 points from Ben Simons but lost anyway, 76-59, to Creighton on Tuesday at Qwest Center.

Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Creighton are 5-5
After playing Indiana State are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Bradley are 5-5
After playing Creighton are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Panthers at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 6 games when playing on the road against Drake
Drake is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Drake's last 6 games when playing Northern Iowa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drake's last 6 games when playing at home against Northern Iowa
Drake is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Northern Iowa

Next up:
Northern Iowa at Creighton, Tuesday, January 10
Drake home to Bradley, Tuesday, January 10