South Dakota State vs. IUPUI - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (6-11) at South Dakota State Jackrabbits (11-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Frost Arena)
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars and South Dakota State Jackrabbits play Wednesday at the Frost Arena.
The IUPUI Jaguars have split their last eight games and play their 12th true road game. On the season, IUPUI is averaging 59.2 points on 41 percent shooting and is allowing 66.9 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Marcellus Barksdale is averaging 9.2 points and 2.4 assists while DavRon Williams is averaging 7.6 points and 6.6 rebounds. Aaron Brennan is grabbing 3.3 rebounds and Mason Archie II is shooting 39.8 percent from the field. The IUPUI Jaguars are one of a few teams that doesn’t have a double-digit scorer, and they’re shooting 70.4 percent from the line and 28.7 percent from downtown. Defensively, IUPUI is allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 58 or less points in four of its last six games. IUPUI is 3-8 SU on the road.
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits have split their last eight games and look for their third conference win. On the season, South Dakota State is averaging 70.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting and is allowing 68.4 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Deondre Parks is averaging 14.1 points and 4.2 rebounds while George Marshall is averaging 13.8 points on 38 percent shooting. Cody Larson is the third player averaging double-digit points and Jake Bittle is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits have six players averaging at least 5.8 points while they’re shooting 70.9 percent from the line and 35.3 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, South Dakota State is allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in four of its last eight games.
The Jaguars are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Jackrabbits are 39-19 ATS in their last 58 vs. Summit and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Jaguars are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
This is a bad matchup for the Jags, as the South Dakota State Jackrabbits have too many offensive weapons to really blow them out of the water. Look for South Dakota State to win this game easily.