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Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks [12/21/2023]

Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Prediction, Odds, College Basketball Picks  [12/21/2023]

Northern Illinois and Northern Iowa are scheduled to meet in College Basketball action at NIU Convocation Center on Thursday, starting at 8:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Thursday's Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used advanced machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Thursday's College Basketball matchup between Northern Iowa and Northern Illinois 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of College Basketball predictions.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives Northern Iowa a 58% chance of defeating Northern Illinois, and our predicted final score has Northern Iowa winning 78-77.

According to our model, Northern Illinois (+3.5) has a 61% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 156 points has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Northern Iowa Northern Illinois
Spread -3.5 (-112) +3.5 (-108)
Moneyline -175 +145
Total o156 (-105) u156 (-115)
  • Northern Illinois is listed as the +3.5 underdog versus Northern Iowa, with -108 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Northern Iowa (-3.5) to cover the spread, DraftKings also has the best odds currently on offer at -112.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for Northern Illinois at +145, which means you can bet $100 to profit $145, earning a total payout of $245, if it wins.
  • On the other hand, DraftKings also has the best moneyline odds for Northern Iowa at -175, where you can risk $175 to win $100 for a total payout of $275 if it comes out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 156 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -105, as well as the best odds for the Under at -115.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the sportsbooks available in your state for the best College Basketball odds and lines.

Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Northern Illinois +3.5 -108 🔥
Moneyline Northern Illinois +145
Total Over 156 -105


Every time you see a 🔥, that means you've found one of our best free picks today across any sport.

While Northern Iowa is more likely to win the game, betting on Northern Illinois moneyline is the best option because of the 1.5% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is crucial to being a profitable sports bettor in the long run.

Dimers' College Basketball best bets are based on world-class simulations and wagering expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Remember, our model updates regularly, so keep checking this page for the latest betting analysis before Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois on Thursday December 21, 2023.

Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois Game Information

Thursday's action between Northern Illinois and Northern Iowa in College Basketball at NIU Convocation Center is scheduled to commence at 8:00PM ET.

  • Who: Northern Iowa vs. Northern Illinois
  • Date: Thursday December 21, 2023
  • Time: 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT
  • Venue: NIU Convocation Center


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