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IUPUI vs Eastern Illinois 12/17/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Eastern Illinois Panthers (2-9) vs. IUPUI Jaguars (2-8)
December 17, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: IUPUI Jaguars +2.5 / Eastern Illinois Panthers -2.5; Over/Under: +127.5
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The Eastern Illinois Panthers and IUPUI Jaguars meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The Eastern Illinois Panthers look for their third win. The IUPUI Jaguars look for their third win.

The Eastern Illinois Panthers are averaging 66.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42 percent shooting. Kinyon Hodges is averaging 12.4 points and 2.7 assists, while Yaakema Rose Jr. is averaging 8.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. Sincere Malone is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and Caleb Donaldson is dishing 2 assists. The Eastern Illinois Panthers are shooting 27.5 percent from beyond the arc and 61.3 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Illinois Panthers are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.

The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 60.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 72.3 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Bryce Monroe is averaging 12 points and 3.8 assists, while Jlynn Counter is averaging 11.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. Vincent Brady II is dishing 1.4 assists and Chris Osten is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 26.4 percent from beyond the arc and 65.2 percent from the free throw line. The IUPUI Jaguars are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 25.7 rebounds per game.

The Panthers are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games and 20-41-1 ATS in their last 62 games overall. The Jaguars are 9-23 ATS in their last 32 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 23-9 in Panthers last 32 road games. The under is 24-11 in Jaguars last 35 overall.

Both of these teams are terrible, and I’d love to give the IUPUI Jaguars the edge at home. However, IUPUI is losing on the season by an average of 12.1 points. The Eastern Illinois Panthers have won just 2 of their first 11 games, but they only lose on the year by an average of 2 points. Eastern Illinois are a lesser level of suck. I’ll lay the bucket with the Panthers.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Eastern Illinois Panthers -2.5

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