IUPUI favored by 6 against Nebraska Omaha on Saturday
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks vs IUPUI Jaguars Odds
IUPUI Gymnasium will host IUPUI Jaguars vs. Nebraska Omaha Mavericks action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Jaguars are 6-19 so far on the season, and 6-16 ATS vs. the number. The Mavericks, meanwhile, are 8-18 and 10-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen IUPUI go 9-7-1 and the Mavericks go 10-6 on the totals.
The Mavericks were listed as 6-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jaguars sit at No. 339 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mavericks sit at No. 323 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Jaguars will win this game 65-62.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up IUPUI's No. 184 nationally ranked offense (67.4 points per game) against a Mavericks defense that sits as the No. 348 at 82.2 PPG. The Jaguars have been averaging 44.5% from the field, less than the Mavericks have managed so far this season (46.6% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nebraska Omaha owns the country's No. 344-rated mark, allowing 81.9 points per game on the highway. IUPUI, on the other hand, rates No. 235 in scoring at home.
Nebraska Omaha was a 68-50 loser in its last match on the road against Western Illinois. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as underdogs. The Mavericks endured a 68-50 loss at the hands of the Leathernecks on Thursday, despite a 10-point effort from Justin Simmons at Western Hall.
In their last action, IUPUI was a 68-59 loser at home against Western Illinois. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Jaguars endured a 68-59 loss at the hands of the Leathernecks on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Donovan Gibbs at IUPUI Gymnasium.
Nebraska Omaha home to Chicago State, Tuesday, February 19
IUPUI at South Dakota State, Thursday, February 14