Wisconsin Green Bay Phoenix vs. IUPUI Jaguars - 1/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction
IUPUI Jaguars at Wisconsin Green Bay Phoenix
Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM (Resch Center)
IUPUI at Green Bay -12.0
The IUPUI Jaguars travel to the Resch Center to take on the Green Bay Phoenix. Green Bay has won their last two games, dominating Northern Kentucky 73-59 to improve their record to 7-9 on the season. IUPUI comes in on a four-game losing streak, losing their last game to Milwaukee in a close 78-74 game to drop to 4-12 on the year.
Green Bay boasts one of the best offenses in the college basketball this season averaging 82.3 points per game which ranks 12th in the NCAA. The Phoenix shoot 46.9% from the field and 37.6% from the three-point line. Leading them is freshman guard Amari Davis who averages 15.6 points per game but is trailed closely behind by JayQuan McCloud who adds 15.4 points and a team high 4.4 assist per game.
IUPUI brings one of the worst offenses in the country averaging just 67.2 points per game and ranking 288th in the NCAA, while shooting just 42% from the field. The bright spot for the Jaguars has been senior guard Marcus Burk who averages 18.3 points per game. Manning the paint is center Elyjah Goss who averages 8.9 points and a team high 10.4 rebounds per game.
IUPUI has been bad on the defensive end as well allowing opponents to score 76 points per game to rank 315th in the NCAA. Opponents of the Jaguars have shot 46.3% from the field and 34.7% from the three-point line. Green Bay has also been poor on the offensive end allowing 79.7 points per game and ranking 339th in the NCAA while allowing opponents to shoot 46.2% from the field and 37% from the three-point line.
IUPUI has been abysmal at covering spreads this season with just a 4-8 record ATS. Green Bay has been tough to figure out this season as well with a 5-6 record ATS on the season. The electrifying Green Bay offense against the poor IUPUI defense will push this game to a blowout. Final score prediction, Green Bay wins and covers the spread with a final score of 87-71.