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Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars take on Jaguars in NCAA Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs IUPUI Jaguars battle Wednesday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum as the Jaguars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars before tip-off in this one found them as 8-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs IUPUI Jaguars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The IUPUI Jaguars currently sport a 2-4 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-3 ATS. The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are 1-6 and 0-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the IUPUI Jaguars produce a 2-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars have gone 5-1 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 178 (IUPUI) and the No. 290 (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and IUPUI has the nation's No. 207-rated offensive output, at 70.2 PPG. The visiting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars defense ranks No. 257 allowing on average 88.83 PPG. The Jaguars FG% has averaged 44.72% so far, more than the IUPUI Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.76% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars got 16 points from Jaylen McCoy, but it was IPFW that prevailed in a 86-71 final on Sunday at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

IUPUI suffered a 83-64 loss against Ball State on Saturday, getting 14 points from Ron Patterson in a losing effort at Worthen Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 2-21 SU in its last 23 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • IUPUI is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • IUPUI is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville home to South Alabama, Sunday, December 10th
IUPUI at Purdue, Sunday, December 10th