Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. IUPUI Jaguars ATS Odds

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Hor foes will battle when the IUPUI Jaguars (9-17, 6-9 Hor) go head-to-head with the Oakland Golden Grizzlies (17-11, 9-6 Hor) at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Oakland is a 5.5-point favorite on the opening line, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 151 points. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Monday, February 19, 2018.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies at IUPUI Jaguars Betting Preview

The Golden Grizzlies defeated the Cleveland State Vikings in their last outing, 82-66. Jalen Hayes was the top scorer from either team with 24 points on 9-for-14 shooting. Oakland played a nearly perfect game. They had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 48.1 (above their season average of 27.1) and a free throw rate of 0.321 (above their season average of 0.284). For those same stats, Cleveland State recorded marks of 15.2 and 0.182, respectively. The last time the Jaguars played, they topped the Milwaukee Panthers, 76-71. With 20 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Evan Hall was IUPUI’s high scorer. IUPUI played a nearly perfect game. They had a fantastic offensive rebounding percentage of 42.9 (above their season average of 32.7) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (above their season average of 0.490). For those same stats, Milwaukee put up marks of 37.5 and 0.459, respectively. The offensive glass should be a major edge for IUPUI in this matchup. The Jaguars rank 61st in offensive rebounding percentage (33.2 percent), while Oakland ranks 216th in defensive rebounding percentage (70.6 percent). Moreover, the Golden Grizzlies are among the nations elite at getting to the line, ranking 41st in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.285). The Jaguars, meanhwile, rank 304th in opponents FTA rate (0.283). Both of these teams tend to go under the projected point total. Oakland games have gone under 56.0 percent of the time, while games featuring IUPUI have finished under 58.3 percent of the time. The Golden Grizzlies hold the significant advantage straight up (SU) (17-11 vs. 9-17), but the Jaguars have been better against the spread (ATS) (10-14 vs. 8-17). These teams have already met once this season. The Golden Grizzlies won 82-74. The Golden Grizzlies played a nearly flawless game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.463 and a turnover percentage of 11.6. The Jaguars recorded marks of 0.219 and 14.8, respectively, for those same stats. Hayes was a standout player in the game, putting up 21 points.

Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs. IUPUI Jaguars Prediction

Pick: SU Winner – Oakland, ATS Winner – Oakland, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Golden Grizzlies allow the 36th-fewest three pointers per game (19.3) while the Jaguars rank 59th (19.8).
  • Oakland ranks 100th in rebounds per game (36.4) while IUPUI ranks 108th in rebounds allowed per game (33.8).
  • Oakland is 6-9 ATS on the road with 10 unders and 5 overs.
  • IUPUI is 4-4 ATS at home with 4 overs and 4 unders.
  • Oakland ranks 12th in assists per game (17.3) while IUPUI ranks 185th (13.0).
  • The Golden Grizzlies rank 21st in blocks per game (5.1) while the Jaguars rank 172nd in blocks allowed per game (4.2).
  • IUPUI averages 7.1 steals per game, which ranks 61st in the nation. Oakland ranks 196th in steals allowed per game (7.6).

Betting Trends:

  • IUPUI is 2-3 ATS with 4 overs and 1 under in their last five games.
  • Over their last five games, Oakland is 1-4 ATS with 4 unders and 1 over.
  • The Jaguars average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 3.2, down from 4.8 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Golden Grizzlies have scored an average of 79.4 points per game (0.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.4 points per game (3.4 below their season average).