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

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

The No. 5 seed Belmont Bruins (20-12, 12-8 MVC) and the No. 4 seed Northern Iowa Panthers (18-13, 12-8 MVC) will try to advance in the MVC tournament on Friday as they meet 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.

Belmont vs. Northern Iowa Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

Belmont vs. Northern Iowa Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Northern Iowa win (55.5%)

Take a look at the betting trends and insights below before making a wager on Friday's Belmont-Northern Iowa spread (Belmont -1.5) or total (151.5 points).

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Belmont vs. Northern Iowa: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Belmont is 16-15-0 ATS this season.
  • Northern Iowa is 15-15-0 ATS this season.
  • Belmont covers the spread when it is a 1.5-point favorite or more 66.7% of the time. That's more often than Northern Iowa covers as an underdog of 1.5 or more (50%).
  • The Bruins own a better record against the spread at home (8-5-0) than they do in away games (6-9-0).
  • Against the spread, the Panthers have been better at home (7-6-0) than away (6-8-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference games, Belmont is 13-8-0 this year.
  • Against the spread in MVC play, Northern Iowa is 9-11-0 this year.

Belmont vs. Northern Iowa: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Belmont has been victorious in 14, or 93.3%, of the 15 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This season, the Bruins have been victorious 14 times in 15 chances when named as a favorite of at least -113 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Northern Iowa has won 50% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (6-6).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of -106 or longer, the Panthers have a 6-6 record (winning 50% of their games).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Belmont has a 53.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Belmont vs. Northern Iowa Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Belmont is outscoring opponents by 2.6 points per game with a +82 scoring differential overall. It puts up 78.4 points per game (62nd in college basketball) and allows 75.8 per contest (286th in college basketball).
  • Ja'Kobi Gillespie's 17.2 points per game lead Belmont and are 116th in the nation.
  • Northern Iowa outscores opponents by 2.9 points per game (posting 73.5 points per game, 188th in college basketball, and giving up 70.6 per outing, 134th in college basketball) and has a +88 scoring differential.
  • Nate Heise's 13.6 points per game paces Northern Iowa and ranks 444th in the nation.
  • The Bruins pull down 34.2 rebounds per game (255th in college basketball) while allowing 35.9 per outing to their opponents. They are outrebounded by 1.7 boards per game.
  • Cade Tyson averages 5.9 rebounds per game (ranking 361st in college basketball) to lead the Bruins.
  • The Panthers rank 278th in the country at 33.7 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 32.9 their opponents average.
  • Tytan Anderson is 214th in college basketball with 6.7 rebounds per game, leading the Panthers.
  • Belmont scores 99.0 points per 100 possessions (91st in college basketball), while giving up 95.8 points per 100 possessions (265th in college basketball).
  • The Panthers average 99.5 points per 100 possessions (78th in college basketball), while allowing 95.7 points per 100 possessions (262nd in college basketball).

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