Northern Kentucky vs. IUPUI - 2/14/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars at Northern Kentucky Norse
Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Bb&T Arena At Northern Kentucky)
Northern Kentucky Norse -17
The IUPUI Jaguars and Northern Kentucky Norse meet Friday in college basketball action at the BB&T Arena.
The IUPUI Jaguars need a win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The IUPUI Jaguars are averaging 70.4 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 78.7 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Marcus Burk is averaging 20.7 points and 1.8 assists while Jaylen Minnett is averaging 16.7 points and 3.2 rebounds. Grant Weatherford is dishing 2.8 assists and Elyjah Goss is grabbing 11.7 rebounds. The IUPUI Jaguars are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free throw line. The IUPUI Jaguars are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game. The IUPUI Jaguars have lost four of their last six road games.
The Northern Kentucky Norse look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Northern Kentucky Norse are averaging 73.7 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 65.3 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Dantez Walton is averaging 16.7 points and 7.1 rebounds while Tyler Sharpe is averaging 16 points and 2.3 assists. Trevon Faulkner is the third double-digit scorer and Karl Harris is grabbing three rebounds. The Northern Kentucky Norse are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Northern Kentucky Norse are allowing 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Northern Kentucky Norse have won four straight home games.
The favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The IUPUI Jaguars are not only piling up the losses SU, but they're 2-5 ATS as a double-digit underdog and 5-8 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 13.8 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field. The Northern Kentucky Norse are piling up the victories and win at home by an average of 16.1 points while covering six of their 10 home games as well. It's a big number, but it's the only direction I can lean if forced to pick this game.