South Dakota State Jackrabbits visit IUPUI Jaguars in college basketball clash
South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs IUPUI Jaguars Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the IUPUI Jaguars try to run the South Dakota State Jackrabbits off the court at IUPUI Gymnasium in college hoops action.
IUPUI will face the 14-6 Jackrabbits, who own a 8-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jaguars are 6-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jackrabbits are 7-6 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Jackrabbits were listed as 11-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 326 (Jaguars) and the No. 159 (Jackrabbits) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-62 result in favor of the Jackrabbits has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits IUPUI's No. 194-ranked offense, averaging 67.1 PPG, against a Jackrabbits defense that ranks No. 188 at 66.6 PPG. The Jaguars field goal percentage has averaged 43.5% so far, less than the Jackrabbits marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Dakota State owns the country's No. 162-rated mark, allowing 69.3 points per game on the highway. IUPUI, on the other hand, rates No. 224 in scoring at home.
South Dakota State was a 59-53 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Western Illinois. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Jackrabbits grabbed a 59-53 win over the Leathernecks on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Nate Wolters at Western Hall.
IUPUI was a 78-40 loser in their most recent outing at home against North Dakota State. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as underdogs. IUPUI was run off the court by the Bison on Thursday as North Dakota State routed them 78-40 at IUPUI Gymnasium.
South Dakota State home to North Dakota State, Saturday, January 26
IUPUI at Oakland, Thursday, January 24