Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs. IUPUI Jaguars - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars (11-15) at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (11-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Mabee Center)
The Line: Oral Roberts Golden Eagles -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Indiana-Purdue Jaguars can strengthen their to four position in the Summit with a win at the Oral Roberts Eagles.
If the Indiana-Purdue Jaguars are going to hold on to 4th in the Summit they can ill afford a losing streak right now. The Jaguars had been cruising with wins in six of seven but back to back defeats has the team on shaky ground. IUPUI is coming off of an 80-58 defeat at South Dakota State as an 11.5 point underdog Saturday. The Jackrabbits jumped to an eleven point lead after 20 minutes and never let up behind 52.5% with the Jaguars countering with 35.5% which added up to a decisive nine field goals. Jordan Pickett led the offense with 13 points on 6-12 while Matt O’Leary added 12 points and nine rebounds. Darell Combs and Nick Osborne combined for 17 points but the offense needed more punch.
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are similar to many teams in the game in that they simply need to improve their position for a more favorable match up in the conference postseason. The Golden Eagles have gone in to a funk a the worst time with five consecutive defeats after falling at South Dakota 91-79 on Saturday. This game belonged to the better shooting squad with the Coyotes burning the nets at 53% while ORU connected at 41% which left the Golden Eagles looking at a nine field goal deficit. Obi Emegano led the offense with a game high 26 points and nine rebounds with Albert Owens adding 17 points and five yanks. Isaiah Bradley and DaQuan Jeffries scored nine points each but the defense couldn’t get enough stops.
The under is 7-1 in Indiana-Purdue last 8 road games and the Jaguars are 9-27 ATS in their last 36 Thursday games while going 9-3 ATS in their last 12 vs. Summit. The over is 6-2 in Oral Roberts last 8 Thursday games and Oral Roberts are 9-25-1 ATS in their last 35 vs. Summit while the over is 33-16-1 in their last 50 vs. Summit. The over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings. Neither team has a winning record but the Jaguars have been a decent cover team…