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Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/16/2019 Picks, Odds and Game Analysis

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Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11-16-2019 Picks, Odds and Game Analysis

Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/16/2019 – The Northern Colorado Bears (2-1) will visit the unbeaten Northern Iowa Panthers (3-0) at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls Iowa on Saturday, November 16, 1:00 PM ET. Betting college basketball today favor the Panthers, who look to ride on a 12-point win against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday and remain unscathed in four games. On the other hand, the Bears, who came into this game 66-point victors against Division III squad Colorado College, will look to upset the Panthers and extend their winning streak to three.

Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/16/2019

When: Saturday, November 16, 1:00 PM ET
Where: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaScore

Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/16/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Northern Colorado +10 (-110) 123 o (-110)
Northern Iowa 10 (-110) 123 u (-110)
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Northern Colorado Bears

After losing their opening game at Texas, the Bears are on a two-game tear, defeating Incarnate Word (83-61) and Division III school Colorado College (104-38). In their last game against the Tigers, Bodie Hume and Matt Johnson scored 21 points each to lead five Bears in double figures. Northern Colorado came out firing from way downtown, connecting on 17 of 34 three-point baskets against the hapless Tigers. The 6-foot-6 Hume had four trifectas in five attempts while Trent Harris hit six of 11 attempts from the outside en route to 18 markers. Johnson connected three triples in seven tries. Kai Edwards finished the game with a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds in 20 efficient minutes off the bench. Tre’shon Smoots scored 10 on 4-of-5 shooting from the field. The Bears’ defense was on point as well, picking the pockets of the Tigers with reckless abandon. Overall, Northern Colorado Bears had 14 steals and forced 17 Colorado College turnovers. They also had five blocks.

Players to watch: Bodie Hume (17.7 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 1.3 APG, 1 SPG, 1 BPG); Trent Harris (14.3 PPG, 2 RPG, 0.3 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.3 BPG); Matt Johnson (14.0 PPG, 1.3 RPG, 2.7 APG, 1.7 SPG); Jonah Radebaugh (8.0 PPG, 8.0 RPG, 5.7 APG, 2.0 SPG). 

Northern Iowa Panthers

Northern Iowa is off to a great start in the NCAA tournament winning their first three assignments against Old Dominion, Northern Illinois and California State Bakersfield. In their last victory over the Roadrunners, the Panthers turned up the volume in the second half, scoring 43 points in the last 20 minutes to take the win, 67-55, and tie Evansville in first place in the Missouri Valley Conference. The four-guard combo of Spencer Haldeman, AJ Green, Isaiah Brown and Trae Berhow scored in double figures to secure the win over Cal State Bakersfield. The quartet made 11 of the team’s 12 three-pointers to put away the Roadrunners, who only managed to convert three triples in 13 tries. Haldeman finished with 15 points on 5-of-13 shooting from the field. He also buried three 3-point baskets and registered four rebounds, three assists and one steal. Berhow and Green came up with 14 markers each and combined for five trifectas to back up Haldeman.

Players to watch: AJ Green (11.7 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 3.3 APG); Isaiah Brown (11.3 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.3 APG, 0.3 SPG); Spencer Haldeman (9.7 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 2 APG, 0.3 SPG); Trae Berhow (9.3 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 0.3 APG, 0.3 BPG).

Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers Betting Predictions

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Northern Colorado Bears

Bears are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Northern Colorado’s last 18 games.
Bears are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Northern Colorado’s last 13 games on the road.
Northern Colorado is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Missouri Valley conference.

Northern Iowa Panthers

Panthers are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Northern Iowa’s last 10 games.
Northern Iowa is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Panthers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Northern Iowa is 10-1 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Big Sky conference.

Northern Colorado Bears vs Northern Iowa Panthers Betting Picks

The Bears will have their hands full to pull off an upset against the Panthers. NCAA point spread picks expect Northern Iowa to defeat Northern Colorado at home. Bodie Hume and his pack needs to be hot from the outside to stand a chance over the Panthers, who always deploy a four-guard combo into the table to speed up the game and wear down their rivals.

ATS: Northern Colorado will be given a +9.5 across the spread on this game against Northern Iowa.

Totals: Both teams are going at 127 with the Bears going over while the Panthers are going under.

Score Prediction: 69-58 Panthers.