Northern Kentucky Norse vs. UIC Flames 1/29/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 29, 2021

The Northern Kentucky Norse (5-7) host the UIC Flames (8-4) after losing three straight home games. The Norse are favored by just 2.5 points in the contest, which begins at 6:00 PM ET on Friday, January 29, 2021. The over/under is 133.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Northern Kentucky vs UIC Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Northern Kentucky -2.5 -112 -110 133.5 -108 -113 -148 120

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Computer picks for Northern Kentucky vs UIC
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
UIC (+2.5) Over (133.5) Northern Kentucky 71 UIC 70

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Total Facts

  • In nine of 12 outings (75%) this season, the Norse and their opponents have scored no less than this matchup’s over/under of 133.5 points.
  • UIC and its opponents have combined to score at least 133.5 points in 58.3% of their matchups this season (seven of 12 opportunities).
  • The Norse and the Flames combine to average 7.1 more points per game than the total of 133.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 8.1 more points per game (141.6) than this game’s total of 133.5 points.
  • The average point total for Norse games this season is 10.4 more points than the total of 133.5 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Flames this year is 4.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.

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Northern Kentucky Betting Information

  • The Norse have struggled a bit against the spread this season, putting up a 5-6 record.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Norse have struggled to a 0-4 record ATS this season.
  • More often than not, Northern Kentucky and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 8 of 11 chances this season.

UIC Betting Information

  • UIC has a 7-5 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Flames have a record ATS of 3-1.
  • In most of Flames games this year, the teams have not hit the over (5 out of 12 games, 41.7%).

Head to Head

Northern Kentucky vs UIC (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/10/2020 Northern Kentucky -4.5 131.5 -185 +155 Conference Tournament 71-62 NKENT
2/16/2020 Northern Kentucky -10 136.5 -586 +413 Regular Season 73-43 UIC
1/10/2020 Northern Kentucky -1 135.5 -115 -106 Regular Season 68-52 NKENT
2/3/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-67 UIC
12/30/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-58 NKENT

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Northern Kentucky Leaders

  • Trevon Faulkner leads the Norse in scoring, tallying 16.9 points per game to go with 5.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Adrian Nelson is Northern Kentucky’s leading rebounder, grabbing 9.7 per game, while Bryson Langdon is its best passer, averaging 3.5 assists in each contest.
  • Marques Warrick contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Norse. He knocks down 2.0 threes per game.
  • Faulkner and Nelson lead the Norse on the defensive end, with Faulkner leading the team in steals averaging 1.7 per game and Nelson in blocks averaging 0.5 per contest.

UIC Leaders

  • Teyvion Kirk leads the Flames scoring, rebounding and assists leaderboards, knotching 14.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 6.9 assists per game.
  • Rayquawndis Mitchell makes 2.6 three-pointers per game, the most on the Flames.
  • Kirk (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for UIC while Rob Howard Jr. (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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