IUPU Fort Wayne vs. South Dakota - 3/8/15 Summit Quarterfinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Dakota Coyotes (16-15) at IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons (16-13)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Denny Sanford PREMIER Center)
The Line: IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The South Dakota Coyotes and IPFW Mastodons meet Sunday in the Summit quarterfinal.
The South Dakota Coyotes look to stay hot after winning five of their last six. On the season, South Dakota is averaging 68.7 points on 41.5 percent shooting and is allowing 70.1 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Tyler Larson is averaging 14.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while Brandon Bos is averaging 13.4 points and 2.2 assists. Casey Kasperbauer is the third double-digit scorer and Tre Burnette is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The South Dakota Coyotes have have four players averaging at least eight points, and they’re shooting 73.7 percent from the line and 36.3 percent from deep. Defensively, South Dakota is allowing 33.5 percent shooting from downtwon and has given up 66 or less points in four straight games.
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The IPFW Mastodons look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. On the season, IPFW is averaging 68.3 points on 46.6 percent shooting and is allowing 67.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Steve Forbes is averaging 13.9 points and 6.1 rebounds while Joe Edwards is averaging 11.8 points and 2.2 assists. Mo Evans is the third double-digit scorer and Max Landis is dishing 2.4 assists. The IPFW Mastodons have six players averaging at least 8.3 points, and they’re shooting 68.6 percent from the line and 35.6 percent from deep. Defensively, IPFW is allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last five games.
The Coyotes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mastodons are 3-0-3 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games and 43-18-4 ATS in their last 65 games overall. The Coyotes are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
IPFW has flat out been on a roll for the last month or so and has the offense that could really give the Coyotes fits if they're not careful. I like the Mastodons to get the job done.