IUPUI Jaguars vs Grizzlies College Hoops Game Preview
IUPUI Jaguars vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Oakland and IUPUI on Thursday, with the host Grizzlies trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Jaguars have watched them go 6-16 and 5-14 ATS on the year, while the Grizzlies are at 8-13 and 7-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 8-6, while the Jaguars have a 6-7-1 mark.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Oakland Grizzlies as 14.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 265-rated Grizzlies and the No. 334-ranked Jaguars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 69-63 result in favor of the Grizzlies.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 92 nationally ranked offense (71 points per game) against a Jaguars defense that sits as the No. 334 at 76.2 PPG. The Grizzlies have been averaging 42.6% from the field, less than the Jaguars have managed so far this season (43.4% on average).
Defensively, IUPUI features the nation's No. 330-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.4 points per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, IUPUI was an 80-65 loser at home against South Dakota State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. The Jaguars got 17 points from Greg Rice, but it was South Dakota State that prevailed in an 80-65 final on Saturday at IUPUI Gymnasium.
Oakland was a 97-78 loser in its last match at home against South Dakota. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites. The Grizzlies got 19 points from Travis Bader, but it was South Dakota that prevailed in a 97-78 final on Saturday at Athletics Center.
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