UNI Panthers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes ATS Prediction


The UNI Panthers (4-5) will square off against the 22nd-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes (7-2) at Wells Fargo Arena. Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

UNI Panthers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Hawkeyes defeated the UMKC Kangaroos 77-63, while the Panthers had no trouble getting past the Bemidji State Beavers 97-51.

UNI dominated every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.7 and a turnover percentage of 5.6. For those same stats, Bemidji State recorded marks of 9.5 and 18.7, respectively. Meanwhile, Iowa’s 0.596 free throw rate was their largest advantage over UMKC, who had a rate of 0.125. Iowa rallied around Tyler Cook, who put up 12 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Meanwhile, Wyatt Lohaus played a key role for UNI with 19 points.

The battle on the backboards could prove decisive, pitting strength against strength. The Hawkeyes rank 47th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.2 percent), while UNI ranks 10th in defensive rebounding percentage (78.0 percent) since the 2017-18 season.

UNI Panthers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes Free Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Iowa, ATS Winner – Iowa, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • UNI ranks 52nd in assists allowed per game (11.3) while Iowa ranks 230th (16.1).
  • The Panthers average 22.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 142nd in the country. The Hawkeyes rank 158th in three pointers allowed per game (22.9).
  • The Hawkeyes rank 15th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while the Panthers rank 90th (3.2).
  • Iowa averages 38.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 53rd in the nation. UNI ranks 88th in rebounds allowed per game (33.3).