Illinois State at Northern Iowa - 3/4/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Northern Iowa Panthers (18-10) vs Illinois State Redbirds (13-19)
Game Info: Friday, March 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm (Enterprise Center)
Betting Odds: Northern Iowa Panthers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 146 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Illinois State Redbirds will play the Northern Iowa Panthers in the Quarterfinals of the MVC Tournament.
The Illinois State Redbirds are 13-19 (5-13) this season and have won two games in a row. Illinois State is coming off of a win against Indiana State by a score of 58-53. Illinois State shot 39.3% from the field and 87.5% on free throws in the game. Antonio Reeves led the Redbirds with 15 points and 4 rebounds in the win. Illinois State is averaging 75 points per game and is giving up 75.3 points per game against, while also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game. Antonio Reeves is averaging 20.2 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per game, while Josiah Strong is averaging 11.6 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game for the Redbirds. Illinois State is shooting 45.5% on field goals, 74% on free throws, and 37% on three pointers.
The Northern Iowa Panthers are 18-10 (14-4) this season and have won four games in a row. Northern Iowa defeated Loyola by a score of 102-96 in overtime in their last game. Northern Iowa shot 52.6% from the field and made 35 free throws in the win. AJ Green led the Panthers with 32 points and 4 rebounds in the game. Northern Iowa is averaging 75.4 points per game and is giving up 70.9 points per game against, while also averaging 32.7 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game. AJ Green is averaging 19.1 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per game, while Noah Carter is averaging 14.8 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Panthers. Northern Iowa is shooting 46.6% on field goals, 78.8% on free throws, and 35.7% on three pointers.
Northern Iowa comes into the MVC Tournament as the one seed and has a great chance to win the championship. Northern Iowa ended the season on a four game win streak and defeated the second and third place teams during those four games. Illinois State played will last game, but struggled in their previous games. I like Northern Iowa here.
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