Northern Iowa vs Valparaiso: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 13, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 13, 2021

MVC foes square off when the Northern Iowa Panthers (5-10) host the Valparaiso Crusaders (7-13) at McLeod Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The Panthers are 7-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under of 138.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northern Iowa Betting Information

  • With a mark of 2-11, the Panthers have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • 6 of 13 Northern Iowa games this season (46.2%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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

Northern Iowa Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trae Berhow 16 12.8 5.1 3.4 0.9 0.4 1.8
Austin Phyfe 19 11.3 7.2 2.5 0.3 0.8 0.4
Noah Carter 19 11.2 5.7 1.1 0.4 0.4 1.4
Bowen Born 19 10.9 2.6 1.8 0.5 0.0 1.9
Nate Heise 19 7.2 3.1 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.8

Valparaiso Betting Information

  • With a 6-10-1 record ATS, Valparaiso has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least a 7-point underdog, the Crusaders often meet expectations with a 1-0 record against the spread.
  • Valparaiso and its opponents have regularly been held under this season, only hitting the over in 35.3% (6) of their 17 games played.

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

Valparaiso Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ben Krikke 20 12.4 4.1 0.9 0.6 0.9 0.2
Donovan Clay 20 11.1 5.7 2.2 0.8 1.5 0.8
Eron Gordon 20 8.1 5.4 1.5 0.9 0.5 1.2
Sheldon Edwards 19 8.1 2.7 1.2 0.8 0.3 1.2
Connor Barrett 18 6.5 2.5 0.6 0.8 0.0 1.7

Total Facts

  • In Northern Iowa’s matchups this season, the Panthers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s total of 138 points eight times (53.3% of opportunities).
  • In Valparaiso’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in eight out of 20 matchups (40%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 136.4 points per game, 1.6 points fewer than the over/under of 138 for this matchup.
  • These two teams give up a combined 142.2 points per game, 4.2 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Panthers games is 141.3 points, 3.3 more than the over/under of 138 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.8 points separates this game’s over/under (138 points) and the average total points bet in Crusaders games (137.2 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/5/2020 Northern Iowa Valparaiso -3 147.5 -161 +132 Regular Season 63-51 N IOWA
1/15/2020 Northern Iowa Northern Iowa -10.5 134.5 -666 +460 Regular Season 88-78 N IOWA
2/23/2019 N/A Northern Iowa N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-53 N IOWA
1/19/2019 N/A Valparaiso N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-66 VALPO

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