SIU Edwardsville vs. IUPUI - 11/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (2-3) at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars (2-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Vadalabene Center)
The Line: Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports
The IUPUI Jaguars and SIU Edwardsville Cougars meet Saturday afternoon in college basketball action at the Vadalabene Center.
The IUPUI Jaguars could use a big road victory to get back to a .500 record. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 78.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 80.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Darell Combs is averaging 17 points and 3.8 assists while Ron Patterson is averaging 12 points and 1.8 rebounds. Matt O'Leary is the third double-digit scorer and Kellon Thomas is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 38.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The IUPUI Jaguars are allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game. The IUPUI Jaguars have lost seven straight road games.
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The SIU Edwardsville Cougars also need a win to get back to a .500 record and snap a three-game losing streak. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are averaging 68.8 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 79.6 points on 51.4 percent shooting. Tre Harris is averaging 15.4 points and 3.6 rebounds while Christian Ellis is averaging 11.6 points and 2.8 assists. Burak Eslik is grabbing 2.2 rebounds and Carlos Anderson is dishing 1.4 assists. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.3 percent from the free throw line. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.6 rebounds per game. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars have lost six straight home games.
The Jaguars are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Cougars are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 7-2-2 in Cougars last 11 overall and the over is 5-1 in Jaguars last 6 overall.
The SIU Edwardsville Cougars have struggled big time on the offensive end and haven't won a home game in quite some time. However, it's not like the IUPUI Jaguars have been playing out of their minds to start the season and have really struggled on the defensive end. I'll take a shot with the home team and the points here.