Northern Iowa at BYU 3/19/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Brigham Young Cougars vs Northern Iowa Panthers
Date & Time: 3/20/2022, 1:00 AM UTC
Location: Marriott Center
Address: Marriott Center, Provo, USA
Latest Odds: BYU -6 ; O/U 150.5
TV Channel: ESPN+

This Firday night March 19th, 2022 8pm EDT the NIT hoops action is back with 2nd round action. We've got the Northern Iowa Panthers in Provo UT to face the BYU Cougars in the Marriott Center. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Northern Iowa Panthers are 20-11, 9-4 on the road, sitting in  1st place in the Mountain Valley Conference. Offensively the Panthers are averaging 74.6  points, 32.6 rebounds and 11.7 assists. Defensively the Panthers are allowing 68 points, and are averaging 3.2 blocks and 4.9 steals.

Key players for the Panthers are AJ Green averaging 18.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists and Trae Berhow averaging 10.2 points, 5.2  rebounds and 1 assist.

The BYU Cougars are 23-10, 13-2 at home sitting in 5th place in the West Coast conference. Offensively the Cougars are averaging 74 points, 40 rebounds and 14.5 assists. Defensively the Cougars are allowing 68 points, and are averaging 3.6 blocks and 5 steals.

Key players for the Cougsrs are Alex Barcelll averaging 18.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3 assists and Fousseyne Traore averaging 8.7 points, 8.1 rebounds and .8 assists.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • The Panthers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has stayed under 150.5 in 3 of the Panthers last 5 game.
  • The Cougers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has stayed under 150.5 in 3 of he Cougars last 5 games.
Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Northern Iowa Panthers +6

We think the wrong team is favored in this game. While Bitstream Cougars and the Panthers are both averaging 74 points on offense the Panthers defense is 4 points better than the Cougars. We feel this will help the Panthers win this game down the stretch by making it to the foul line. Our best bet UNI +6. Final score prediction the Northern Iowa Panthers win outright and the total stays under 76-71.

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