Northern Iowa Panthers vs Illinois State Redbirds Betting Odds & Game Analysis | January 18

Lester Mackay
January 18, 2023 10:29 AM

The Illinois State Redbirds visit the Northern Iowa Panthers at McLeod Center, taking the court at 8:00pm EST on Wednesday, January 18th. The Redbirds are 8.5-point underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 135 points.

Welcome to BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the College Basketball game between the Illinois State Redbirds and Northern Iowa Panthers.

Northern Iowa Panthers Stats and Betting Info

Trends for Northern Iowa

  • The Northern Iowa Panthers are currently 9-9 on the season.
  • The Panthers are averaging 70.0 points per game. Combining with Redbirds’ 66.4 points per game gives a total of 136.4, which is 1.4 more than the current Over/Under of 135.

Northern Iowa Panthers Stat Rankings

Stat Total Rank
Points Per Game 70.0 109
Points Allowed Per Game 66.2 83
Assists Per Game 11.2 68
Rebounds Per Game 30.1 202
Blocks Per Game 1.4 170

Key Players for Northern Iowa

  • Bowen Born leads Northern Iowa with 19.2 points per game in 18 games.
  • Bowen Born leads Northern Iowa with 2.7 assists per game in 18 games.
  • Tytan Anderson leads Northern Iowa with 9.7 rebounds per game in 18 games.
  • Chase Courbat leads Northern Iowa with a 100.0 FG% through 5 games.
  • Bowen Born leads Northern Iowa with a 42.0 3PT% through 18 games.

Illinois State Redbirds Stats and Betting Info

Trends for Illinois State

  • The Illinois State Redbirds are currently 8-11 on the season.
  • The Redbirds are averaging 66.4 points per game. Combining with Panthers’ 70.0 points per game gives a total of 136.4, which is 1.4 more than the current Over/Under of 135.

Illinois State Redbirds Stat Rankings

Stat Total Rank
Points Per Game 66.4 142
Points Allowed Per Game 68.2 128
Assists Per Game 10.7 73
Rebounds Per Game 30.3 198
Blocks Per Game 3.7 72

Key Players for Illinois State

  • Darius Burford leads Illinois State with 10.9 points per game in 19 games.
  • Darius Burford leads Illinois State with 2.3 assists per game in 19 games played.
  • Kendall Lewis leads Illinois State with 6.6 rebounds per game in 19 games.
  • Ryan Schmitt leads Illinois State with a 66.7 FG% through 5 games.
  • Alex Kotov leads Illinois State with a 50.0 3PT% through 15 games played.

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From NBA props to horse racing and even eSports odds, Lester has been providing the audience with his best bets and analysis since 2013.