Ball State vs. IUPUI - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (2-5) at Ball State Cardinals (5-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Worthen Arena)
The Line: Ball State Cardinals -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars and Ball State Cardinals meet Tuesday night at the John E. Worthen Arena.
The IUPUI Jaguars look to snap a three-game skid after getting off to a 2-5 start. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 67 points on 38.7 percent shooting and allowing 75.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Darell Combs is averaging 13.7 points and 3.1 assists while Jordan Pickett is averaging 13.5 points and 2.3 rebounds. Nick Osborne is grabbing 6.7 rebounds and Matt O'Leary is dishing 2.1 assists. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. IUPUI is averaging nearly 10 offensive rebounds per game and is turning the ball over 15 times per contest. The IUPUI Jaguars have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Ball State Cardinals look for their fifth straight win to improve to a solid 6-2 on the year. The Ball State Cardinals are averaging 71 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 65.3 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Franko House is averaging 13.7 points and 5.7 rebounds while Ryan Weber is averaging 13.2 points and 5.2 rebounds. Bo Calhoun is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Jeremiah Davis is dishing four assists. The Ball State Cardinals are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. Ball State is averaging less than 12 turnovers per game and have 136 three-ball attempts in seven contests. The Ball State Cardinals have split their last six home games.
The Jaguars are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Tuesday games and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 road games. The Cardinals are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
Ball State is playing some decent basketball right now and is going up against an IUPUI team that has had little to no success on the road. I'll side with the Cardinals to take this by double digits.