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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Northern Iowa Panthers in Battle with Illinois State Redbirds

The Illinois State Redbirds host Northern Iowa on Saturday, looking to build on their 10-10 mark against the 10-10 Panthers in college basketball betting action at Redbird Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Illinois State Redbirds as 1-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Illinois State Redbirds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Illinois State Redbirds battles the Northern Iowa Panthers, currently sitting with a 10-10 mark (8-11 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 7-11 for the Illinois State Redbirds and 9-10 for the Northern Iowa Panthers.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Illinois State Redbirds at No. 119 and the Northern Iowa Panthers at No. 168 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Northern Iowa Panthers rank No. 253 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 30 per game. That compares with Illinois State’s No. 174 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Illinois State is college basketball's No. 149-ranked team at 6.75 per game, while the Northern Iowa Panthers rate No. 45 with 8.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Northern Iowa got 14 points from Wes Washpun but lost anyway, 74-55, to Wichita State on Wednesday at McLeod Center.

Illinois State got 16 points from Paris Lee en route to a 55-52 victory over Bradley on Wednesday at Carver Arena.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Iowa at Bradley, Wednesday, January 27th
Illinois State at Drake, Tuesday, January 26th