IUPUI vs. Oral Roberts - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (9-9) at IUPUI Jaguars (7-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Fairgrounds Colliseum)
The Line: IUPUI Jaguars -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: College Extra
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles and IUPUI Jaguars meet Thursday night at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles need a nice win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 74.8 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 80.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Obi Emegano is averaging 22.8 points and 1.7 assists while Albert Owens is averaging 9.8 points and 4.7 rebounds. Jalen Bradley is dishing 2.3 assists and Brandon Conley is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Oral Roberts is allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 10.8 turnovers per game. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles have lost 11 of their last 14 road games.
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The IUPUI Jaguars look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 66.8 points on 40 percent shooting and allowing 74.8 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Darell Combs is averaging 15.9 points and 1.8 assists while Matt O'Leary is averaging 9.9 points and 5.5 rebounds. Jordan Pickett is dishing 1.7 assists and Nick Osborne is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. IUPUI is allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.7 turnovers per game. The IUPUI Jaguars have won five of their last six home games.
The Golden Eagles are 6-21-1 ATS in their last 28 vs. Summit and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Jaguars are 16-37 ATS in their last 53 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Golden Eagles are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana - Purdue.
Oral Roberts isn't playing good basketball right now and has continued to struggle on the road dating back to last season. IUPUI has been decent at home and has even covered its last four games. I'll side with the Jags at home and lay the bucket.