Bowling Green Falcons vs IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons Odds
Memorial Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons and the visiting Bowling Green Falcons in college hoops action on Saturday.
IUPU Fort Wayne battles the Falcons, currently sitting with a 11-15 mark (12-11-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-10-1 for the Mastodons and 10-10 for the Falcons.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Mastodons installed as 1-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mastodons at No. 246 and the Falcons at No. 180 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-64 result in favor of the Mastodons.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Falcons is ranked No. 217 in NCAA hoops at 33.9 per game. Contrast that with IUPU Fort Wayne’s No. 196 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, IUPU Fort Wayne is the No. 143-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Bowling Green rates No. 256 at 5.3 per game.
Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 159-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.9 points per game. IUPU Fort Wayne, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.
Bowling Green was an 87-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against New Orleans. Bowling Green cruised to victory on Thursday, running New Orleans out of the gym and running up an 87-56 score at Stroh Center.
IUPU Fort Wayne was a 77-71 winner in its last match at home against Oakland. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. Frank Gaines scored 17 points leading the Mastodons to a 77-71 victory over Oakland at Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday.
Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Falcons at Mastodons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 8 games on the road
Bowling Green is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Bowling Green is 1-15 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Bowling Green home to Miami (Ohio), Wednesday, February 27
IUPU Fort Wayne at Oakland, Saturday, March 2