Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois Basketball Odds

The Panthers will play the Salukis on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 2:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023-24 college basketball postseason has arrived. With tournament action on the docket, Northern Iowa and Southern Illinois are set to tip-off on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024. Here's your chance to partake in March Madness! The end of the regular season has left us with solid trends for each team. Use the following performance insights and stats to handicap what promises to be an exciting matchup.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Northern Iowa wound up with a 97.00 SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for the 2023-24 college basketball regular season, while Southern Illinois finished with a 97.00 power ranking.
  • Away Records - Tournament games are typically played at neutral venues, which means both teams are away from their home courts. Northern Iowa comes to this matchup with a 5-8 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the Missouri Valley Conference for away team wins. Their opponent, Southern Illinois, finished the regular season with a 5-6 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the Missouri Valley Conference for away team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Northern Iowa finished 4th (0.579) in the Missouri Valley Conference, with Southern Illinois ending up 4th (0.579) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Missouri Valley Conference.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Northern Iowa had a 0.567 regular season overall win percentage, with Southern Illinois, notching a 0.633 overall win percentage at the end of the 2023-24 regular season.
  • Team Records - Northern Iowa tallied a 17-13 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Southern Illinois put together a 19-11 standing for 2023-24 college basketball regular season.

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Hocus pocus, Northern Iowa face Southern Illinois in March Madness showdown Sunday!

Both teams finished regular season strong, 11-8 in Missouri Valley Conference.

Northern Iowa comes in with 17-13 overall record, while Southern Illinois stands at 19-11.

It's win or go home as NCAA basketball tournaments are single-elimination format.

The tables below have the best point spread lines, total lines, and moneylines for this matchup. Bet on March Madness games at BetWay, BetRivers, and BetMGM. Review this matchup's prop bets below. May the best team triumph in this magical battle!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Northern Iowa
Favorite

Southern Illinois
Southern Illinois has a -3.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Northern Iowa has a +3.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. Northern Iowa is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 137.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 138.5 points. Risk $115 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Northern Iowa
Favorite

Southern Illinois
Southern Illinois is the -165 moneyline favorite. Risk $165 to win $100 on Southern Illinois at BetMGM. Northern Iowa is the +143 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $143 on Northern Iowa. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

Southern Illinois is a -3.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Northern Iowa is a +3.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

The best over line is 137.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 138.5 -115 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois College Basketball game on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024?

Southern Illinois is a -165 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Northern Iowa is a +143 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Northern Iowa
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Underdog Northern Iowa - Northern Iowa bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +3.5 Northern Iowa underdog bet wins if they lose by 3 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 4 or more.

Favorite Southern Illinois - Southern Illinois bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -3.5 Southern Illinois favorite bet wins if they win by 4 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 3 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Northern Iowa at Southern Illinois Prop Bets

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College Basketball Prop Bets
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Northern Iowa
Southern Illinois
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
3/03/24 2:00pm EST
+155-157+1050Bet
Northern Iowa
Team Total Points
UNI at SIU
3/03/24 2:00pm EST
67.5 o -11267.5 u -120Bet
Southern Illinois
Team Total Points
UNI at SIU
3/03/24 2:00pm EST
70.5 o -11270.5 u -118Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Southern Illinois19-130.59413-55-611-9+60.550L3
Northern Iowa19-140.57611-36-812-8+50.600L1

Northern Iowa & Southern Illinois Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Northern Iowa Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Northern Iowa YR: futures available

Southern Illinois Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Southern Illinois YR: futures available

Northern Iowa & Southern Illinois Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 at 2:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Northern Iowa vs Southern Illinois Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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