Planning on watching today’s Phoenix and Jaguars game? Catch the action at Rock Hill Sports & Event Center in Rock Hill, SC, as the Jaguars hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The Phoenix come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 144.5 points.
ELON PHOENIX VS IUPUI JAGUARS BETTING PICK
The Pick: IUPUI Jaguars +1
This game will be played at Rock Hill Sports & Event Center at 7:30 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE IUPUI JAGUARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the Jaguars.
- Not only will IUPUI pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Can the Phoenix Offense Score Enough in Rock Hill?
As Elon gets ready for their fourth game of the season, they currently have a record of 1-2. In their last five road games, which includes last year, Elon has gone 1-4 on the road. As of today’s game, Elon’s ATS record is 1-2. In road games this season, Elon is 0-2 ATS, while in their last ten road games, they have a 5-4-1 (ATS) record.
So far, Elon’s games have averaged 162.3 points per game with the average over/under line being 146.7 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Phoenix’s games have averaged 66 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-2-1.
In contrast to their season average of 75 points per game, the Elon had a below average performance. They scored 68 points against North Dakota and had a field goal percentage of 37.5%. Leading the team in scoring is Max Mackinnon, who is averaging 16 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, TK Simpkins also maintains a PPG average of 10.3 heading into game.
Currently, the Phoenix’s defense holds the 142nd rank in the nation, allowing 87.3 points per game. Against North Dakota in their most recent game, the Elon defense gave up a total of 85 points while allowing North Dakota to hit 48% of their shots.
Can the IUPUI Offense Score Enough at Home?
The Elon Phoenix have a record of 1-1 heading into their matchup against the Jaguars. So far this season, the Jaguars have played all of their games on the road. As IUPUI prepares to face Elon, their against-the-spread (ATS) record sits at 1-1. Over the last three games, the school has a perfect 2-0 ATS record with an average scoring margin of +2.
Up to this point, games involving IUPUI have had an average of 137.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 149.2 points. Their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Jaguars’ last five games have culminated with an average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
Coming off their recent game, the IUPUI offense tallied 57 points in a matchup against Indiana State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.7%, and they made 0 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Jlynn Counter with 19 points. DJ Jackson also added 11 points for the Jaguars.
Coming into today’s game, the IUPUI defense is giving up an average of 71.7 points per contest. In their most recent game, the IUPUI defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Indiana State knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 96 points.