MVC POWER PLAY
Northern Iowa vs. Indiana State,
01/25/2012 19:05 EDT,
Score: 54 - 59
Point Spread: -2/-110 Northern Iowa
On Wednesday the Conference USA Play is on SO.MIss. Game 771 at 7:00 eastern. The Eagles are 6-1 straight up and ats as a road favorite of 3 or less. They are 5-0 straight up with 4 covers of late in this series. They have won 11 of 12 as a favorite and are on a major roll with 13 wins in their last 14 games. East Carolina is 0-5 in conference play and 12-35 vs winning teams. They have allowed 50% or better from the field in 3 of their last 4 games and have lost and failed to cover both times as a home dog of 3 or less. Most importantly East Carolina is 0-7 vs teams teams ranked 150 or lower while SO. Miss is 9-0 vs teams ranked higher than 100. Look for the Eagles to be Golden here. Take Southern Miss tonight.
On Wednesday the Missouri Valley Conference play is on Northern Iowa. Game 793 at 7:00 eastern. NIU is 9-1 vs teams who score 65 or less points and 41-12 after scoring 60 or less. In games where the total is 120 to 130 they have won 9 of 10 and 24 of 31 off a win. Indiana St has some horrendous numbers here as they are 1-4 ats after scoring 60 or less, 25-60 after 3 or more losses, 0-9 ats in conference play. When they play teams who allow 64 or less they are 1-6 ats. On Wednesday they are 0-4 ats. In games vs winning teams they are 2-8. The RPI rankings also favor Northern Iowa as they are 9-3 vs teams ranked from 50 to 150. They have played the `15th toughest schedule in the country. Indy St has lost 6 of 7 vs top 50 teams. Lay it tonight with Northern Iowa.