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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/25/2020 NCAAB Results, Odds & Predictions

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11-25-2020 NCAAB Results Odds & Predictions

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/25/2020 – NCAA basketball is back and this opening daw will have a tight battle between two teams. Northern Iowa Panthers will play hosts to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers this November 25, Wednesday. It will be held at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls located in South Dakota. The game will be starting at exactly 4:30 PM Eastern Time and ESPNU will be the official broadcast partner. Online live streaming will be made available for fans at SofaScore. According to NCAA College Basketball, this will be a close matchup but the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers hold an advantage over the Northern Iowa Panthers.

When: Wednesday, November 25, 4:30 PM ET
Where: Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers 11/25/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers -2.5 (-110) 145.5 o (-110) -142
Northern Iowa Panthers +2.5 (-110) 145.5 u (-110) +128
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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers had a winning season last year and they finished with a record of 20-10 before the pandemic canceled all sports in the country. They were placed third in the Conference USA just behind the North Texas Mean Green and Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. In their own conference, they are tied with Louisiana Tech at 13-5. This team looks to roll from last year. It will be interesting how they face off against the best team in the Missouri Valley Conference. 

Players to watch: T. Hollingsworth G (GP 30 MIN 34.9 PTS 16.6 REB 4.2 AST 2.7 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 2.7 FG% 47.1 FT% 84.3 3PT% 30.8), C. Bassey C (GP 10 MIN 28.1 PTS 15.3 REB 9.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 2.3 FG% 53.3 FT% 78.7 3PT% 16.7), C. Williams F (GP 30 MIN 34.1 PTS 14 REB 6.6 AST 1.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.5 FG% 55.5 FT% 75 3PT% 39).

Northern Iowa Panthers

The Northern Iowa Panthers are the top team to come out from the Missouri Valley Conference and their record is at 25-6 before the season ended early. They were undefeated at home at 16-0 and they are a game behind the Loyola Chicago Ramblers with a conference record of 14-4. It is going to be an interesting matchup since the Panthers are seen as invincible in their own home-court. They will like to maintain their status from last year and bank on their returning players to lead the team.

Players to Watch: A. Green G GP 31 MIN 34.8 PTS 19.7 REB 3 AST 3 STL 0.7 BLK 0 TO 2.9 FG% 41.6 FT% 91.7 3PT% 39.1, T. Berhow G GP 31 MIN 33.1 PTS 12.5 REB 5.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 0.1 TO 1.1 FG% 49.8 FT% 83.6 3PT% 44.6, A. Phyfe F GP 31 MIN 27 PTS 11.2 REB 8.2 AST 2.1 STL 0.5 BLK 0.9 TO 1.7 FG% 67.1 FT% 61.2 3PT% 0.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers Betting Predictions

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Western Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Western Kentucky’s last 5 games.
Western Kentucky is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Missouri Valley conference.
Western Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in November.

Northern Iowa Panthers

Northern Iowa is 14-4 SU in their last 18 games.
Panthers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Conference USA conference.
Northern Iowa is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games played in November.
Northern Iowa is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games played on a Wednesday.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Northern Iowa’s last 10 games when playing as the underdog.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Northern Iowa Panthers Betting Picks

This is going to be a tight one as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are forecasted to win this first game. The Hilltoppers are the favored team by Online Sportsbook but the Panthers are a good bet since they were undefeated at home last year.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Hilltoppers is at -142 while the Panthers are at +128 if they win at home.

Spread: It is just 2.5 points between both teams as the Panthers take the +2.5 while the Hilltoppers are at -2.5

Total: The given total for this match is at 145.5 with the Panthers going under and the Hilltoppers should be over.

Score Prediction: 75-71, Hilltoppers win.