South Dakota Coyotes vs. IUPUI Jaguars - 1/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (4-11) at South Dakota Coyotes (8-6)
College Basketball: Friday, January 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm (DakotaDome)
The Line: South Dakota Coyotes -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars will travel to play the South Dakota Coyotes in a Summit League game on Friday.
The South Dakota Coyotes are 8-6 and are coming off of a win against Florida Golf Coast by a score of 89-81. South Dakota blew a big lead in this game but was able to pull out the victory in overtime. Casey Kasperbauer had 31 points and 1 rebound for South Dakota. Tre Burnette added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Coyotes. South Dakota was out rebounded by a total of 49-39 and had 17 assists in their victory. South Dakota is averaging 78.4 points per game while giving up 80.9 points per game. South Dakota is also averaging 34.4 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game. Tre Burnette is averaging 14.4 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game, while Shy McClelland is averaging 11.1 points per game and 4.4 assists per game for South Dakota. South Dakota is shooting 65.9% on free throws, 39.2% on three-pointers, and 47.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The IUPUI Jaguars are 4-11 and are coming off of a loss to Butler by a score of 92-54. IUPUI was over matched in this game, as they were blown out badly. Darell Combs had 11 points and 2 assists for IUPUI. Nick Osborne added 5 points and 7 rebounds for the Jaguars. IUPUI was out rebounded by a total of 43-34 and had 8 assists in their defeat. IUPUI is averaging 66.7 points per game while giving up 77.3 points per game. IUPUI is also averaging 35.5 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game. Darell Combs is averaging 15.7 points per game and 2.2 rebounds per game, while Matt O’Leary is averaging 9.9 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game for IUPUI. IUPUI is shooting 68.2% on free throws, 32.7% on three-pointers, and 39.3% on all field goal attempts.
IUPUI is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games. IUPUI is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 6-1 in IUPUI’s last 7 Friday games. South Dakota is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. South Dakota is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 5-1 in South Dakota’s last 6 home games. The home team is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 matchups.
IUPUI has been a mess this season and I really can’t trust them in this game. South Dakota doesn’t play defense that well, but the IUPUI offense really struggles to score consistently. South Dakota is also better shooting team in this matchup. I am taking the Coyotes.