The Drake Bulldogs (13-13, 7-6 MVC) welcome the UNI Panthers (12-13, 4-9 MVC) to Knapp Center. The Panthers will attempt to put an end to a seven-game road losing streak. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 10, 2018.
UNI Panthers vs. Drake Bulldogs ATS Odds
In their last contest, the Bulldogs were beaten by the Loyola Chicago Ramblers, 72-57, while the Panthers defeated the Bradley Braves, 74-65.
UNI dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a great offensive rebounding percentage of 28.1 (above their season average of 23.4) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.522 (above their season average of 0.488). Bradley was 11.1 and 0.444, respectively, for those same stats. Drake, on the other hand, did a fantastic job of making free throws (10-12; 83.3 percent). Nick McGlynn was a key piece for Drake with 16 points and seven rebounds. Meanwhile, UNI was led by Wyatt Lohaus, who recorded 25 points.
Second-chance points might be hard to come by for Drake in this showdown. The Bulldogs currently rank 318th in offensive rebounding percentage (23.3 percent), while UNI ranks 12th in defensive rebounding percentage (77.2 percent).
McGlynn has taken his game to another level recently for Drake, averaging 11.0 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocks over the last five games.
In their first matchup this season, Tywhon Pickford led the Panthers to a 68-54 win. He registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Making free throws was one of UNI’s largest advantages. They were 12-14 (85.7 percent), while the Bulldogs were just 4-5 (80.0 percent).
UNI Panthers at Drake Bulldogs Odds Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Drake, ATS Winner – Drake, O/U – Over
UNI ranks 18th in assists allowed per game (10.7) while Drake ranks 233rd (15.5).
The Bulldogs average 6.1 steals per game, which ranks 132nd in the nation. The Panthers rank 142nd in steals allowed per game (6.6).
The Panthers rank 174th in rebounds per game (34.8) while the Bulldogs rank 239th (33.0).
UNI ranks 162nd in three pointers attempted per game (21.7) while Drake ranks 183rd in three pointers allowed per game (22.7).
The Bulldogs have been outscored by an average of 8.6 points in their last five games. For the season, Drake has defeated opponents by an average of 0.1 points.
During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 63.8 points per game (1.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.2 points per game (5.2 above their season average).