Looking to win big? The Jaguars and Panthers face off at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. The Panthers are hosting the game at Klotsche Center in Milwaukee, WI. The odds for this Horizon League conference game currently have Milwaukee as the -16 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 151.5 points.
IUPUI JAGUARS VS MILWAUKEE PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: IUPUI Jaguars +16
This game will be played at Klotsche Center at 3:00 ET on Sunday, February 4th.
WHY BET THE IUPUI JAGUARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Panthers.
- Even though we have Milwaukee winning straight-up, we like IUPUI at +16.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Will the Jaguars Find a Way to Win in Milwaukee?
Coming into this game, IUPUI has lost four straight games and has an overall record of 6-18. In Horizon League play, the Jaguars are just 2-11, compared to their non-conference record of 4-7.
So far this season, IUPUI has been the underdog in 20 of their 24 games, and they have a record of 3-17 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road is -19.5 points per game, and they are just 2-8 away from home.
As the underdog this season, IUPUI has gone 6-14 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-7, and they are 2-1 vs. the spread in their last three road games.
On the season, the over/under record for IUPUI sits at 8-10-3. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 143.8, which is just slightly below the average over/under line in their games of 143.6. Over their last three games, the OU record is 0-1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points. On the year, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 151.5.
In their most recent game, the IUPUI offense concluded with only 56 points against Green Bay. Throughout the game, they made 2/8 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 49%. Leading IUPUI in scoring vs. Green Bay was John Egbuta with his 15 points. Bryce Monroe also added 12 points for the Jaguars.
The Jaguars’ defense is presently ranked 284th nationally, allowing an average of 78.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Green Bay, the Phoenix finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 79 points vs. IUPUI.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Panthers?
After winning their last game against Purdue Fort Wayne 68-65, Milwaukee has now won two straight games and is 11-11 overall. They have a record of 6-4 in Horizon League play and are 6-2 at home this season.
So far, Milwaukee has been favored in eight games and has gone 5-3 in those matchups. On the year, they have a scoring margin of +2.5 points per game at home.
As the favorite, Milwaukee has gone just 3-5 vs. the spread this season and is 4-5 ATS in their last 10 home games. Overall, the Panthers are 9-10 ATS this year and have an ATS mark of 4-4 at home.
On the year, the over/under record for Milwaukee sits at 11-7-1. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 157.5, which is higher than the average over/under line of 153.8. Today’s line of 151.5 is lower than the average of their games. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 155 points.
Against Purdue Fort Wayne, the Milwaukee had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 78.6 points per game. They scored 68 points and posted a field goal percentage of 43.4% in the game. BJ Freeman led the scoring for the Panthers, contributing 26 points. Additionally, Langston Wilson chipped in with 11 points.
The Panthers’ defense is presently ranked 300th nationally, allowing an average of 79.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Purdue Fort Wayne, the Mastodons finished with a field goal percentage of 31% and a total of 65 points vs. Milwaukee.