Northern Iowa racked up 30 wins en route to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2010.
Despite that gaudy 30-3 record, though, the Panthers only garnered a 5 seed. They face No. 12 Wyoming, which won the Mountain West Conference.
UNI opened as a 7.5-point favorite, but the line has dipped a bit. For OddsShark’s game preview, click here.
Northern Iowa-Wyoming Point Spread
Northern Iowa … -6
Wyoming … +6
Northern Iowa is 19-9-3 against the spread, while Wyoming is 11-18
UNI is 7-3 ATS in the past 10, Wyoming 4-6
UNI us 9-1 straight up in the past 10, Wyoming 6-4
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Northern Iowa-Wyoming Over-Under
Over-Under … 110.5
Northern Iowa has a 15-12 over-under record, Wyoming 16-6-1
The OVER has won in 7 of UNI’s last 10 games
The OVER has won in 8 of Wyoming’s last 10
Northern Iowa-Wyoming Odds to Win the Tournament
Northern Iowa … 66/1
Wyoming … 300/11
Northern Iowa is everybody’s sleeper pick. The mid-major power lost just 3 games but was only able to get a 5 seed.
Wyoming has 300/1 odds, but they are a 12 seed and everyone likes to pick the 12 seed. To win it all? Probably not. But a 12 over 5 upset is always a common pick.
No. 5 Northern Iowa (30-3) vs. No. 12 Wyoming (25-9)
NCAA Tournament Round of 64 – East Region
Key Arena – Seattle, Washington
1:40 p.m. Eastern