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College Basketball Betting - Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Northern Iowa Panthers Odds

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers try to run the Northern Iowa Panthers off the court at Joseph J. Gentile Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Northern Iowa Panthers were listed as -3.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Northern Iowa Panthers vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Northern Iowa Panthers will look to cover the spread vs the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers on Wednesday, as the Panthers are 14-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Ramblers are 10-15 ATS. Northern Iowa is 12-14 against the total, while Loyola of Chicago is 12-13 versus the total betting line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers rated this week at No. 191 and the Northern Iowa Panthers sitting at No. 179.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Loyola of Chicago's No. 243-ranked scoring average of 64.62 PPG, against a Northern Iowa Panthers defense rated No. 27 and allowing 64.89 PPG. The Loyola of Chicago Ramblers FG% has averaged 43.63% to date this season, less than the Northern Iowa Panthers shooters have managed so far (46.46% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers got 12 points from Klint Carlson as Northern Iowa ran past Wichita State 53-50 on Saturday at Charles Koch Arena.

The Ramblers endured a 74-73 loss at the hands of the Purple Aces on Sunday, despite a 22-point effort from Devon Turk at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Iowa is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Northern Iowa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Northern Iowa's last 6 games
  • Northern Iowa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Loyola of Chicago
  • Loyola of Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Loyola of Chicago's last 8 games
  • Loyola of Chicago is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Loyola of Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Iowa home to Illinois State, Saturday, February 20th
Loyola of Chicago at Missouri State, Sunday, February 21st