IUPUI Jaguars vs. Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons Betting Prediction

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It will be a clash between two sensational offenses when the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (6-7) square off against the IUPUI Jaguars (8-3) at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

IUPUI Jaguars at Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last outing. The Mastodons lost big to the 21st-ranked UCLA Bruins, 96-71, while the Jaguars were beaten by the Xavier Musketeers, 82-69.

IUPUI did a great job of getting and making free throws (20-26; 76.9 percent) while Purdue Fort Wayne had a better free throw rate (0.141 vs. 0.108). John Konchar had a good game for Purdue Fort Wayne, finishing with 25 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Jaylen Minnett, meanwhile played a pivotal role for IUPUI with 21 points.

Konchar has been exceptional recently for Purdue Fort Wayne, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It could be a tough game for Purdue Fort Wayne on the offensive glass. The Mastodons rank 189th in offensive rebounding percentage (28.8 percent), while IUPUI ranks 69th in defensive rebounding percentage (74.3 percent). Furthermore, the Jaguars, who rank 50th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.287), will square off against the Mastodons, who rank 40th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.184).

IUPUI at Purdue Fort Wayne Odds Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Purdue Fort Wayne, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Purdue Fort Wayne ranks 27th in three pointers attempted per game (27.6) while IUPUI ranks 189th (21.1).
  • The Jaguars average 37.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 83rd in the nation. The Mastodons rank 154th in rebounds allowed per game (35.8).
  • Purdue Fort Wayne ranks 31st in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while IUPUI ranks 77th (3.1).
  • The Jaguars rank 44th in assists allowed per game (11.2) while the Mastodons rank 189th (14.8).
  • Purdue Fort Wayne ranks 46th in steals per game (7.8) while IUPUI ranks 128th (6.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Mastodons\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.0, up from 1.6 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Jaguars have scored an average of 70.8 points per game (9.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.4 points per game (2.5 below their season average).