IUPUI Jaguars vs South Dakota Coyotes in college hoops odds
South Dakota Coyotes vs IUPUI Jaguars Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the South Dakota Coyotes pay a visit to IUPUI Gymnasium on the college basketball betting menu.
The Jaguars sit at 6-23 (6-20 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Coyotes are currently 9-18 (12-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? IUPUI is 10-9-2 OU, and South Dakota is 10-11 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Jaguars as 2-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Jaguars at No. 337 and the Coyotes at No. 294 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-62 result in favor of the Coyotes.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features IUPUI's No. 198-ranked scoring average of 66.7 PPG, against a Coyotes defense rated No. 329 and allowing 75 PPG. The Jaguars FG% has averaged 44.2% to date this season, less than the Coyotes shooters have managed so far (45% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Dakota owns the country's No. 279-rated mark, allowing 74.2 points per game on the highway. IUPUI, on the other hand, rates No. 178 in scoring at home.
South Dakota was an 85-74 winner in its last match on the road against Montana State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Brandon Bos scored 21 points leading the Coyotes to an 85-74 victory over Montana State at Worthington Arena on Sunday.
In their last action, IUPUI was a 95-88 loser at home against Wisc-Milwaukee. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. IUPUI suffered a 95-88 loss against Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday, getting 23 points from Greg Rice in a losing effort at IUPUI Gymnasium.
South Dakota at Western Illinois, Saturday, March 2
IUPUI home to UMKC, Saturday, March 2