Missouri State vs. IUPUI - 12/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (3-7) at Missouri State Bears (2-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 8:05 pm (JQH Arena)
The Line: Missouri State Bears -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPUI Jaguars and Missouri State Bears square off Thursday night at the JQH Arena.
The IUPUI Jaguars look for their second road win after losing five of their last six games. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 65.7 points on 38.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Darell Combs is averaging 15.2 points and 2.6 assists while Jordan Pickett is averaging 10.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Matt O'Leary is dishing 2.1 assists and Nick Osborne is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. IUPUI is turning the ball over 15 times per game and has scored under 70 points in four of its last six contests. The IUPUI Jaguars have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Missouri State Bears look for a feel good victory after splitting their last four games. The Missouri State Bears are averaging 65.8 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 77.2 points on 48.8 percent shooting. Camyn Boone is averaging 12.3 points and six rebounds while Chris Kendrix is averaging 11.6 points and 4.9 rebounds. Dequon Miller is the third double-digit scorer and Obediah Church is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Missouri State Bears are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 65.1 percent from the free throw line. Missouri State has scored under 70 points in five of its seven games and allowing teams to shoot 43.1 percent from deep. The Missouri State Bears have split their last eight home games.
The Jaguars are 6-22 ATS in their last 28 Thursday games and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 road games. The Bears are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Two teams that are struggling, but Missouri State actually plays decent basketball at home and has far more scoring depth. I'll take the Bears to get the job done here.