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Ball State Cardinals vs IUPUI Jaguars Betting Matchup Report

IUPUI JaguarsBall State Cardinals
Nov 23, 7:00 PM | Worthen Arena

IUPUI Jaguars vs Ball State Cardinals Odds


The IUPUI Jaguars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Cardinals in Ball State at Worthen Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.

The Cardinals bring a 0-2 record (1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-3 Jaguars, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Ball State go 1-1 so far and the Jaguars go 0-0.

View IUPUI vs Ball State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cardinals - Jaguars odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ball State is rated No. 61 in the current Odds Shark poll, while IUPUI is at No. 63. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-57 win for the Jaguars.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Ball State has the nation's No. 319-rated offensive output, at 56.5 PPG. The visiting Jaguars defense ranks No. 194 allowing on average 67.8 PPG. The Cardinals FG% has averaged 36% so far, less than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 42% per game.

Defensively, IUPUI features the nation's No. 157-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.5 points per game. Ball State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 329 nationally in scoring at home.

IUPUI was a 66-64 loser in their most recent outing at home against Eastern Michigan. The Jaguars got a 21-point effort from Alex Young, who added 14 rebounds, but Eastern Michigan still managed to defeat IUPUI 66-64 Sunday at IUPUI Gymnasium.

Last time out for Ball State, they were a 57-50 loser as they battled Indiana State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Jauwan Scaife scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Cardinals to a win (they lost 57-50 to Indiana State at Hulman Center on Friday).

Ball State Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Indiana State are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Jaguars at Cardinals trends to consider:
Ball State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ball State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing IUPUI
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ball State's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ball State's last 9 games at home

Next up:
IUPUI home to Texas Southern, Saturday, November 26
Ball State home to Calumet, Sunday, November 27