IUPUI vs Cleveland State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21

IUPUI vs Cleveland State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21 Photo by Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland State Vikings (5-3) at IUPUI Jaguars (1-1)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm (Indiana Farmers Coliseum)

The Line: IUPUI Jaguars +3 -- Over/Under: 146 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Cleveland State Vikings and IUPUI Jaguars meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum.  

The Cleveland State Vikings look for another win to build on their five-game winning streak. The Cleveland State Vikings are averaging 69.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. D’Moi Hodge is averaging 16.2 points and two assists while Torrey Patton is averaging 11 points and 6.6 rebounds. Tre Gomillion is the third double-digit scorer and Deante Johnson is dishing 1.1 assists. The Cleveland State Vikings are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Cleveland State Vikings are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game.   

The IUPUI Jaguars look for a win to get a game above a .500 record. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 69 points on 36.7 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Marcus Burk is averaging 18 points and two assists while Mike DePersia is averaging 10 points and four rebounds. Bakari LaStrap is grabbing one rebound and Elyjah Goss is grabbing 16 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The IUPUI Jaguars are allowing 17.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.

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The Vikings are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Jaguars are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 9-23-2 ATS in their last 34 Saturday games. The under is 8-2 in Vikings last 10 Saturday games. The over is 8-2 in Jaguars last 10 overall.

The Cleveland State Vikings are simply playing the better basketball with five straight wins, and they won yesterdays game against the IUPUI Jaguars as well. In fact, Cleveland State has won four straight games against IUPUI, which includes holding the Jags to 62 points in each of the last two meetings. No reason for me to step in front of Cleveland State right now. I'll lay the bucket.

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Randy’s Pick Cleveland State Vikings -3

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