IUPUI Jaguars vs Butler Bulldogs Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Butler vs IUPUI battle Wednesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse as the Bulldogs look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Bulldogs are 5-2 overall and 3-3 ATS ATS, while the Jaguars are 3-6 and 1-6 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Butler boasts a 3-2 on the OU, and IUPUI is 2-1.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Butler Bulldogs as 19-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 22 and the Jaguars at No. 301 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-67 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Butler's No. 122-ranked offense, averaging 71.4 PPG, against a Jaguars defense that ranks No. 313 at 75.2 PPG. The Bulldogs field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, IUPUI owns the country's No. 312-rated mark, allowing 80.8 points per game on the highway. Butler, on the other hand, rates No. 76 in scoring at home.
In their last action, IUPUI was an 88-68 loser on the road against South Dakota. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. IUPUI was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by South Dakota and falling by an 88-68 score at DakotaDome.
Last time out for Butler, they were a 67-53 winner as they battled Ball State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 17-point favorite. The Bulldogs grabbed a 67-53 win over the Cardinals on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Rotnei Clarke at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Butler Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Northwestern are 2-0
After playing Ball State are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Jaguars at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Butler is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Butler is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
IUPUI at Western Kentucky, Saturday, December 8
Butler at Northwestern, Saturday, December 8