Wyoming Vs Northern Iowa: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 23, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 23, 2021

The Wyoming Cowboys (9-2) hope to continue a six-game home winning run when hosting the Northern Iowa Panthers (4-6) on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 6:42 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Cowboys’ ( to win on the moneyline) game with the Panthers ().

The betting facts in what follows are based off odds valid as of December 23, 2021 at 7:04 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Wyoming Vs Northern Iowa Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Wyoming (-2.5)
Total Pick Over (135.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Wyoming Vs Northern Iowa Stat Rankings

Wyoming Avg. (Rank) Northern Iowa Avg. (Rank)
78.2 (64th) Points Scored 71.6 (193rd)
63.1 (74th) Points Allowed 68.7 (198th)
37.9 (99th) Rebounds 34.7 (237th)
9.2 (250th) Off. Rebounds 7.1 (340th)
9.0 (75th) 3pt Made 9.0 (75th)
12.4 (258th) Assists 13.0 (214th)
9.1 (350th) Turnovers 10.9 (301st)

Wyoming Vs Northern Iowa Betting Trends

  • Wyoming’s record against the spread (ATS) is 6-3-1.
  • The Cowboys are 4-1-1 as 2.5-point favorites or more.
  • There have been five Wyoming games (out of 11) that went over the total this season.
  • Six times so far this year, Wyoming and its opponent have combined for more than 135.5 points.
  • The average total for Cowboys games this season has been 141.5, 6.0 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Northern Iowa has one win against the spread this year.
  • The Panthers have one win ATS (1-2) as a 2.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • There have been four Northern Iowa games (out of 10) that went over the total this year.
  • So far this year, four Northern Iowa games have featured more than 135.5 points scored.
  • This season, Panthers games have resulted in an average scoring total of 137.8, which is 2.3 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

Wyoming Impact Players

  • Graham Ike averages 20.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also averaging 1.4 assists, shooting 55.5% from the field.
  • Hunter Maldonado leads his squad in assists per contest (5.5), and also posts 16.6 points and 5.4 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.4 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Drake Jeffries is putting up 10.4 points, 0.7 assists and 5.5 rebounds per game.
  • Xavier Dusell is posting 12.0 points, 1.6 assists and 3.0 rebounds per contest.
  • Jeremiah Oden averages 9.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 0.6 assists per contest, shooting 55.4% from the floor.

Northern Iowa Impact Players

  • AJ Green is putting up team highs in points (18.1 per game) and assists (2.2). And he is producing 3.6 rebounds, making 39.2% of his shots from the field and 37.2% from beyond the arc, with 3.2 triples per game.
  • The Panthers receive 10.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game from Nate Heise.
  • Noah Carter gives the Panthers 11.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.1 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Trae Berhow is the Panthers’ top rebounder (4.9 per game), and he averages 8.2 points and 1.0 assists.
  • Austin Phyfe is averaging a team-high 2.4 assists per game. And he is contributing 7.8 points and 4.0 rebounds, making 55.3% of his shots from the floor.
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