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Indiana State vs Northern Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

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Indiana State vs Northern Iowa Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

The No. 1 seed Indiana State Sycamores (27-5, 17-3 MVC) head into the MVC tournament against the No. 4 seed Northern Iowa Panthers (19-13, 12-8 MVC) on Saturday at Enterprise Center, beginning at 3:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Indiana State vs. Northern Iowa Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Here's a look at some betting trends and insights for Indiana State (-7.5) versus Northern Iowa on Saturday. The over/under is set at 149.5 points for this game.

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Indiana State vs. Northern Iowa: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Indiana State has won 18 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 13 times.
  • Northern Iowa is 16-15-0 ATS this year.
  • When the spread is set as 7.5 or more this season, Indiana State (11-8) covers a higher percentage of those games when it is the favorite (57.9%) than Northern Iowa (1-3) does as the underdog (25%).
  • Against the spread, the Sycamores have fared better when playing at home, covering nine times in 13 home games, and six times in 13 road games.
  • The Panthers have been better against the spread at home (7-6-0) than away (6-8-0) this year.
  • Indiana State's record against the spread in conference action is 12-9-0.
  • Northern Iowa is 10-11-0 against the spread in MVC play this season.

Indiana State vs. Northern Iowa: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Indiana State has come away with 22 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Sycamores have a mark of 17-1 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -330 or better on the moneyline.
  • Northern Iowa has won seven of the 13 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (53.8%).
  • The Panthers have played as a moneyline underdog of +260 or longer in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • Indiana State has an implied victory probability of 76.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Indiana State vs. Northern Iowa Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Indiana State has a +404 scoring differential, topping opponents by 12.7 points per game. It is putting up 84.3 points per game to rank 11th in college basketball and is giving up 71.6 per outing to rank 171st in college basketball.
  • Robbie Avila is 109th in the nation with a team-high 17.4 points per game.
  • Northern Iowa outscores opponents by 2.9 points per game (posting 73.3 points per game, 191st in college basketball, and giving up 70.4 per outing, 131st in college basketball) and has a +93 scoring differential.
  • Nate Heise is 441st in the country with a team-high 13.6 points per game.
  • The 35.8 rebounds per game the Sycamores average rank 149th in the nation, and are 3.7 more than the 32.1 their opponents pull down per contest.
  • Jayson Kent is 84th in college basketball play with 8.1 rebounds per game to lead the Sycamores.
  • The Panthers record 34.1 rebounds per game (259th in college basketball) while conceding 33.0 per contest to opponents. They outrebound opponents by 1.1 boards per game.
  • Tytan Anderson averages 7.1 rebounds per game (167th in college basketball) to lead the Panthers.
  • Indiana State ranks second in college basketball by averaging 108.0 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 157th in college basketball, allowing 91.9 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Panthers rank 91st in college basketball with 98.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 250th defensively with 95.0 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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