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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers vs Northern Iowa Panthers NCAA College Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers vs Northern Iowa Panthers battle Sunday at McLeod Center as the Panthers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Iowa Panthers betting line opened as -4.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Loyola-Chicago Ramblers vs Northern Iowa Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers will look to cover the spread vs the Northern Iowa Panthers on Sunday, as the Ramblers are 7-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Panthers are 3-7-1 ATS. Loyola-Chicago is 5-8 against the total, while Northern Iowa is 5-6 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 131-rated Loyola-Chicago Ramblers taking on the No. 199-rated Northern Iowa Panthers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Northern Iowa's No. 253-ranked offense, averaging 65.53 PPG, against a Ramblers defense that ranks No. 36 at 65.07 PPG. The Panthers field goal percentage has averaged 42.07% so far, less than the Ramblers marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.91% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Loyola-Chicago got 16 points from Donte Ingram but lost anyway, 61-57, to Indiana State on Wednesday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

Northern Iowa suffered a 62-55 loss against Missouri State on Thursday, getting 18 points from Tywhon Pickford in a losing effort at JQH Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola-Chicago is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • Loyola-Chicago is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Loyola-Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Northern Iowa
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Loyola-Chicago's last 6 games when playing Northern Iowa
  • Northern Iowa is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Northern Iowa is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Northern Iowa is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • Northern Iowa is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Loyola-Chicago

Next Betting Matchups

Loyola-Chicago at Illinois State, Wednesday, January 10th
Northern Iowa at Indiana State, Wednesday, January 10th