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Northern Iowa Panthers vs Illinois State Redbirds NCAA College Basketball Betting

Northern Iowa Panthers will go to the free throw line vs Illinois State Redbirds on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 10-11 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Illinois State Redbirds in this one found them listed as -10.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Panthers was expected to move the line.

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 18-4 and 13-8 ATS Illinois State Redbirds will face the 10-11 Northern Iowa Panthers, who own a 6-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Illinois State Redbirds are 10-11 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Northern Iowa Panthers are 10-10.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Illinois State Redbirds at No. 25 and the Northern Iowa Panthers at No. 194 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Illinois State has the nation's No. 182-rated offensive output, at 72 PPG. The visiting Northern Iowa Panthers defense ranks No. 43 allowing on average 65.95 PPG. The Redbirds FG% has averaged 44.42% so far, more than the Illinois State Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.91% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers got 17 points from Klint Carlson as Northern Iowa ran past Drake 71-63 on Saturday at Knapp Center.

Illinois State earned a 69-59 victory over Evansville on Sunday, getting 16 points from Phil Fayne at Ford Center.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Iowa home to Indiana State, Saturday, February 4th
Illinois State at Wichita State, Saturday, February 4th