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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Northern Iowa Panthers in Battle with Indiana State Sycamores

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Sycamores of Indiana State hit the hard court against the Panthers of Northern Iowa.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Northern Iowa Panthers to cover the point spread in this one found them as -8-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Indiana State Sycamores vs Northern Iowa Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Iowa Panthers bring a 10-12 record (7-13-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-15 Sycamores, who are 11-11 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Northern Iowa go 10-11 so far and the Indiana State Sycamores go 16-6.

The Northern Iowa Panthers sit at No. 194 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Indiana State Sycamores sit at No. 260 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Northern Iowa's No. 254-ranked scoring average of 64.18 PPG, against a Indiana State Sycamores defense rated No. 200 and allowing 75.26 PPG. The Northern Iowa Panthers FG% has averaged 40.6% to date this season, less than the Indiana State Sycamores shooters have managed so far (41.8% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Indiana State got 22 points from Brenton Scott en route to a 85-84 victory over Evansville on Wednesday at Hulman Center.

Northern Iowa suffered a 57-51 loss against Illinois State on Wednesday, getting 12 points from Jeremy Morgan in a losing effort at Redbird Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Indiana State is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Indiana State's last 15 games
  • Indiana State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Northern Iowa is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northern Iowa is 5-13-1 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Northern Iowa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Northern Iowa's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana State at Bradley, Wednesday, February 8th
Northern Iowa at Southern Illinois, Wednesday, February 8th