Wright State Raiders vs. IUPUI Jaguars ATS Odds

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Hor foes will clash when the IUPUI Jaguars (10-17, 7-9 Hor) meet the Wright State Raiders (21-8, 13-3 Hor) at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 135.5 points with Wright State set as a 5.5-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET on Friday, February 23, 2018.

Wright State Raiders at IUPUI Jaguars ATS Preview

The Raiders defeated the Cleveland State Vikings in their last outing, 72-63. Grant Benzinger was the top scorer from either team with 20 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Wright State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a ridiculous free throw rate of 0.391 (above their season average of 0.253) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.587 (above their season average of 0.498). Cleveland State recorded marks of 0.220 and 0.520, respectively, for those same stats.

The last time the Jaguars played, they beat the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 74-67. IUPUI received a boost from Evan Hall, who contributed 13 points and 12 rebounds. The Jaguars held the Golden Grizzlies to an effective field goal percentage of 0.409 (below their season average of 0.529). The Golden Grizzlies had a free throw rate of 0.197 (below their season average of 0.285).

IUPUI might have trouble putting up points as they face off against one of the NCAA’s best defenses. Wright State currently ranks seventh in defensive efficiency, while the Jaguars rank 284th in offensive efficiency.

Games involving these teams tend to finish under the O/U total. Wright State games have gone under 63.0 percent of the time, while IUPUI games have gone under 60.0 percent of the time. Looking at straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS) records, the Raiders have a significant advantage. They are 21-8 SU and 14-13 ATS, while the Jaguars are 10-17 SU and 11-14 ATS.

Loudon Love has been playing at a high level over the last five games for Wright State, averaging 15.6 points, 11.8 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.2 blocks per game.

These teams have already met once this season. The Raiders won 60-52. The Raiders played a nearly flawless game. They had a solid offensive rebounding percentage of 29.0 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.490. For those same stats, the Jaguars had marks of 19.4 and 0.422, respectively. Justin Mitchell recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

Wright State Raiders at IUPUI Jaguars Betting Prediction

Prediction: SU Winner – Wright State, ATS Winner – Wright State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Wright State is 8-5 ATS on the road with 8 overs and 5 unders.
  • IUPUI is 5-4 ATS at home with 5 unders and 4 overs.
  • Wright State ranks 31st in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while IUPUI ranks 175th (4.2).
  • The Raiders rank 66th in steals per game (7.1) while the Jaguars rank 187th in steals allowed per game (7.3).
  • IUPUI ranks 216th in three pointers attempted per game (20.3) while Wright State ranks 227th (19.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • IUPUI is 3-2 ATS with 4 overs and 1 under in their last five games.
  • Over their last five games, Wright State is 2-3 ATS with 3 unders, 1 over and 1 push.
  • The Jaguars have outscored opponents by an average of 1.0 point in their last five games. For the season, IUPUI has been defeated by an average of 4.3 points.
  • During their last five games, the Raiders have scored an average of 73.0 points per game (1.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 65.0 points per game (0.7 below their season average).