Betting on today’s Jaguars and Vikings game? Catch the action at Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH, as the Vikings hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on ESPNU. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 147.5 points, and Cleveland State is favored by -17 to win at home against IUPUI.


The Pick: IUPUI Jaguars +17

This game will be played at Wolstein Center at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Vikings.
  • Even though we have Cleveland State winning straight-up, we like IUPUI at +17.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will the Jaguars Make it Happen in Cleveland?

After losing their last game to Milwaukee by a score of 75-70, IUPUI enters this game with a record of 6-24 on the season. They have lost their last 10 games and are just 2-17 in Horizon League play.

On the road, the Jaguars have gone just 2-12 this season, and they are currently on a five-game losing streak away from home. For the year, their average scoring margin on the road is -21.0.

As the underdog, IUPUI has an ATS record of 8-18 this season, including a mark of 4-10 on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Jaguars are just 3-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 3-7 over their last 10 games.

Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is higher than the average over/under line in IUPUI’s games this season (144.8). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 151 points.

In their recent matchup, the IUPUI offense ended with 70 points against Milwaukee. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.6% and made 2 threes. Offensively, the Jaguars hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 276th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 408th in terms of percentage and 378th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Jaguars’ defense is positioned 321st in the country, permitting 79.8 points per game. The IUPUI defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 75 points and allowed Milwaukee to connect on 2 threes.

Does Cleveland State Stand a Chance at Home?

Through 30 games, Cleveland State has a record of 17-13, including a 10-9 mark in Horizon League play. The Vikings have been better at home, going 11-3 compared to 5-10 on the road.

So far this season, Cleveland State has been favored in 16 of its games, going 12-4 in those contests. In the Vikings’ last game, they lost to Green Bay by a score of 69-61.

As the favorite this season, Cleveland State has gone just 6-10 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Vikings have an ATS mark of just 3-7.

So far this season, the over/under record for Cleveland State games is 14-15. Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (147.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, which is lower than today’s line.

In their most recent game, the Cleveland State offense concluded with only 61 points against Green Bay. Throughout the game, they made 2/20 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 38.6%. Tristan Enaruna led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Tae Williams contributed 17 points for the Vikings.

Currently, the Vikings’ defense holds the 213rd rank in the nation, allowing 73.5 points per game. The Cleveland State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed Green Bay to connect on 2 threes.