Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Panthers and Jaguars. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Jaguars at Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, IN. Get ready to place your bets! Milwaukee is favored by -12.5 in this Horizon League conference matchup the against IUPUI. The over/under for the game is set at 153.5 points.

MILWAUKEE PANTHERS VS IUPUI JAGUARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: IUPUI Jaguars +12.5

This game will be played at Indiana Farmers Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE IUPUI JAGUARS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-71 in favor of the Jaguars.
  • Not only will IUPUI pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Milwaukee Come Through as Road Favorites?

After winning their last game against Purdue Fort Wayne, the Milwaukee Panthers come into this game with a record of 15-14. So far this season, they have gone 10-7 in Horizon League play and 5-7 in non-conference games.

On the road, the Panthers have gone 4-10, and their average scoring margin away from home is -7.1 points per game. In their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6.

As the favorite this season, Milwaukee has gone just 5-8 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-8 and their last 10 road ATS record is 5-5. Over their last 3 games as the favorite, the Panthers are 1-2 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is slightly lower than the average over/under line in Milwaukee’s games this season (154.5). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 164 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Milwaukee’s offense scored 96 points against Purdue Fort Wayne. Their field goal percentage for the game was 55.4%, and they went 21/30 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the Panthers have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 244th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 264th in terms of percentage and 65th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Panthers’ defense is nationally ranked 310th, allowing 79.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Milwaukee’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.9% this season.

Will the Jaguars Make it Happen at Home?

Despite being 1-11 at home this season, IUPUI has been the underdog in 25 of their 29 games, and they have a record of 3-22 in those games. They have lost their last seven games at home and nine straight overall.

On the year, IUPUI has gone 6-23, including a record of 2-16 in Horizon League play. They have gone 4-7 in non-conference games this season.

As the underdog, IUPUI has gone just 7-18 against the spread this season. At home, their ATS mark is 3-9 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 3-7 vs. the spread. Their ATS record vs. the spread over their last 10 home games is 3-6.

Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average over/under line in IUPUI’s games this season (144.4). So far, 16 of their 26 games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 152 points. On the season, their over/under record is 11-11-4.

In their most recent game, the Jaguars’ offense tallied 64 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 65.7 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Jlynn Counter, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.4, while Bryce Monroe also maintains a PPG average of 11 leading up to the game.

Coming into the game, IUPUI will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 80.0 points per game (315th). So far, the IUPUI defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.4 times per game (689th).