The Indiana State Sycamores (9-4) will look to continue a six-game win streak when they hit the road to take on the Northern Iowa Panthers (4-8) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at McLeod Center as only 2.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup has a point total of 141.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model line is much more favorable to the Sycamores compared to the DraftKings line, a 5.0 point difference, and has them favored to win Saturday’s game outright. Put your money on the Sycamores.
The model projects a total 1.9 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.
Prediction: Indiana State 71, Northern Iowa 68
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 Panthers’ average implied point total this season is 0.9 fewer points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (71.1 implied points on average compared to 72 implied points in this game).
- Northern Iowa has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (72) five times this season.
- The Sycamores’ average implied point total on the season (72.6 points) is 3.6 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (69 points).
- This season, Indiana State has scored more than this game’s implied total of 69 points six times.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Northern Iowa and Indiana State Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Northern Iowa||Indiana State|
|1/17/2021||Loyola Chicago||Loss||88-46||1/25/2021||Southern Illinois||Win||69-66|
|1/16/2021||Loyola Chicago||Loss||72-57||1/17/2021||Illinois State||Win||74-68|
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