South Dakota State Jackrabbits vs. IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons (14-4) at South Dakota State Jackrabbits (13-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Frost Arena)
The Line: South Dakota State Jackrabbits -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IUPU-Fort Worth Mastodons look for continued success at the South Dakota State Jackrabbits.
The IUPU-Fort Mastodons have been trying to make a name for themselves in the Summit and it’s been mission accomplished so far. The Mastodons have won seven in a row behind a high powered offense that has been a frequent visitor to 80+ points. The Mastodons are coming off a 65-64 victory at Denver where they survived the Pioneers slowdown tactics. IUPU-FW still sank half their looks with DU hitting at 43% with eleven more shots but Fort Wayne made seven more free throws to squeeze out the win. Max Landis gave the Mastodons 19 points with Jon Konchar and DeAngelo Stewart tossing in ten points each and combining for nine pulls while Brent Calhoun chipped in with nine points.
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The South Dakota State Jackrabbits appeared ready to take off with three consecutive victories. The streak came to a halt in a 74-67 defeat at Indiana-Purdue as a 6.5 point road favorite on Thursday. The Jaguars held a 44%-41% shooting advantage with eleven more free throws to win it while the Jackrabbits were hurt by their 7-28 effort from beyond the arc. SDSU received a game high 23 points and six pulls from Mike Daum with Deondre Parks and George Marshall adding 15 points each and snagging eleven boards between them. Reed Tellinghuisen chipped in with ten points but the rest of the team contributed four points.
The under is 7-2 in IPFW last 9 Thursday games and IPFW are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 vs. Summit while going 37-15-2 ATS in their last 54 road games. SDST are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games and the under is 13-6-1 in SDST last 20 home games while the Jackrabbits are 35-17 ATS in their last 52 vs. Summit. The home team is 8-0 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the favorite is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings. The home team has dominated this match up so take this for what it’s worth…