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Jan 19, 8:00 PM | DakotaDome

IUPUI Jaguars vs South Dakota Coyotes Odds


DakotaDome features an NCAAB clash between the host South Dakota Coyotes and the visiting IUPUI Jaguars in college hoops action on Thursday.

The Coyotes sit at 6-11 (4-7 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Jaguars are currently 8-12 (4-7 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? South Dakota is 5-5 OU, and IUPUI is 7-3 OU.

View IUPUI vs South Dakota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Jaguars are listed as 1-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 236-rated IUPUI taking on the No. 252-rated Coyotes in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-68 win for the Jaguars on Thursday.


How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Jaguars is ranked No. 196 in NCAA hoops at 34.4 per game. Contrast that with South Dakota’s No. 248 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Dakota is the No. 161-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while IUPUI rates No. 214 at 5.8 per game.

Defensively, IUPUI features the nation's No. 305-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.4 points per game. South Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 58 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, IUPUI was an 81-71 loser at home against Oral Roberts. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Alex Young scored 27 points for IUPUI on Saturday, but the Golden Eagles managed an 81-71 victory over the Jaguars at IUPUI Gymnasium.

South Dakota was an 82-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against North Dakota State. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. The Coyotes were hammered by North Dakota State on Saturday, losing by an 82-59 final at Bison Sports Arena in college basketball betting action.

Next up:
IUPUI at UMKC, Saturday, January 21
South Dakota home to Western Illinois, Saturday, January 21