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College Basketball Betting - Evansville Purple Aces Northern Iowa Panthers Odds

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Evansville Purple Aces try to run the Northern Iowa Panthers off the court at Ford Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Evansville Purple Aces were listed as -1-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Evansville Purple Aces Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Evansville Purple Aces currently sport a 9-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-6 ATS. The Northern Iowa Panthers are 5-7 and 3-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Evansville Purple Aces produce a 3-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Northern Iowa Panthers have gone 5-6 against the totals betting line.

The Evansville Purple Aces sit at No. 155 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Northern Iowa Panthers sit at No. 198 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Evansville's No. 219-ranked scoring average of 69.71 PPG, against a Northern Iowa Panthers defense rated No. 54 and allowing 65.25 PPG. The Evansville Purple Aces FG% has averaged 45.83% to date this season, more than the Northern Iowa Panthers shooters have managed so far (40.06% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers wasted a 28-point performance from Jeremy Morgan in losing to Missouri State 68-64 on Wednesday at McLeod Center.

Evansville got 17 points from Jaylon Brown but lost anyway, 62-50, to Illinois State on Thursday at Redbird Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Iowa is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Northern Iowa is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 6 games
  • Northern Iowa is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Evansville is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Evansville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Evansville is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Northern Iowa
  • Evansville is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Northern Iowa

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Iowa at Loyola-Chicago, Wednesday, January 4th
Evansville at Bradley, Wednesday, January 4th