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Rice OwlsNorthern Iowa Panthers
Nov 25, 6:00 PM | South Padre Convention Center

Rice Owls vs Northern Iowa Panthers Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Northern Iowa Panthers try to run the Owls off the court at South Padre Convention Center in college hoops action.

This game is being played at a neutral-site court (South Padre Convention Center).

This season, the Panthers are 3-1 overall and 2-2 ATS ATS, while the Owls are 4-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Northern Iowa boasts a 1-3 on the OU, and Rice is 0-0.

View Rice vs Northern Iowa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 250-ranked Panthers and the No. 266-rated Owls in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 86-70 win for the Owls on Friday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Northern Iowa's No. 325-rated squad against Rice's No. 2-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Northern Iowa rates No. 65 in the country with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 181 nationally with 6 per match.

Defensively, Rice features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Northern Iowa, meanwhile, comes in at No. 242 nationally in scoring at home.

Rice was a 75-59 winner in its last match at home against Florida A&M. Rice earned a 75-59 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday, getting 15 points from Arsalan Kazemi at Autry Court.

In their last action, Northern Iowa was a 59-39 winner at home against Western Carolina. They covered the 14–point spread as favorites. The Panthers blew out Western Carolina on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 59-39 win at McLeod Center.

Rice Owls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Iowa State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Northern Iowa Panthers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Western Carolina are 1-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Owls at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Northern Iowa's last 8 games
Northern Iowa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Northern Iowa is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games

Next up:
Rice home to Iowa State, Saturday, November 26
Northern Iowa at Providence, Saturday, November 26