The Northern Kentucky Norse (7-7) will try to extend a four-game winning streak when they hit the road to play the Milwaukee Panthers (6-5) on Friday, February 5, 2021 at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena as only 2-point underdogs. The game airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESP3. The matchup’s over/under is set at 138.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Panthers (-2)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Panthers to walk away with the victory, but the model spread (2.9) is 0.9 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Over (138)

The model projects a total 4.1 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Milwaukee 72, Northern Kentucky 70

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Panthers this season is 72.3 points, 2.3 more points than their implied total of 70 points in Friday’s game.
  • Milwaukee has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (70) eight times this season.
  • The 70.7-point average implied total on the season for the Norse is 2.7 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Northern Kentucky has scored more than 68 points 11 times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Milwaukee and Northern Kentucky Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Panthers 7-4 2-3 6-5
Norse 6-7 2-5 9-4

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


Northern Kentucky
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/30/2021 IUPUI Win 83-76 1/30/2021 UIC Win 69-67
1/29/2021 IUPUI Loss 73-68 1/29/2021 UIC Win 72-68
1/23/2021 Cleveland State Win 81-80 1/23/2021 Robert Morris Win 79-74
1/22/2021 Cleveland State Loss 64-53 1/22/2021 Robert Morris Win 81-76
1/16/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Loss 81-74 1/16/2021 IUPUI Loss 65-63

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