The IUPUI Jaguars (7-23, 3-14 Hor) and Detroit Titans (7-23, 5-12 Hor) will clash at Indiana Farmers Coliseum to wrap up the regular season. Action gets underway at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Detroit Titans at IUPUI Jaguars Odds Preview
The last time the Titans played, they lost to the UIC Flames, 84-67. Detroit’s Antoine Davis put together a good game, leading both teams in scoring with 26 points on 8-for-20 shooting. UIC had an effective field goal percentage of 0.620 (above their season average of 0.503). Detroit, on the other hand, had a turnover percentage of 9.9 (better than their season average of 17.0).
The Jaguars come in on a high note after edging the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in their last game, 71-68. IUPUI’s Jaylen Minnett had a good outing, recording 19 points and seven assists. The Jaguars had a better free throw rate (0.109 vs. 0.029) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.591 (above their season average of 0.475).
These two schools have already met once this season. The Titans won 76-64. The Titans played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.167 and a ridiculous offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3. For those same stats, the Jaguars were 0.030 and 26.2, respectively. Chris Brandon recorded a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds.
Detroit appears to have an advantage on the offensive glass in this showdown. The Titans currently rank 98th in offensive rebounding percentage (30.9 percent), while IUPUI ranks 334th in defensive rebounding percentage (67.1 percent).
Detroit vs. IUPUI ATS Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – IUPUI, ATS Winner – IUPUI, O/U – Over
The Titans rank 123rd in blocks per game (3.1) while the Jaguars rank 157th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
Detroit ranks 168th in steals per game (5.8) while IUPUI ranks 178th in steals allowed per game (7.0).
Detroit ranks 36th in three pointers attempted per game (26.2) while IUPUI ranks 250th in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
The Titans rank 113th in rebounds per game (36.2) while the Jaguars rank 274th in rebounds allowed per game (39.4).
IUPUI ranks 117th in assists per game (13.5) while Detroit ranks 276th in assists allowed per game (17.3).
The Jaguars’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 11.4, up from 8.8 for the season.
During their last five games, the Titans have scored an average of 70.2 points per game (0.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 76.8 points per game (1.0 below their season average).