IUPUI vs Minnesota ncaab prediction

IUPUI vs Golden Gophers Prediction 12/12/2023

The IUPUI Jaguars (3-7) travel to face off against the Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-3) on Tuesday, December 12th. This game will be played at Williams Arena in Minneapolis and televised on B1G+. Minnesota is coming off a win in their previous game, while IUPUI is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Northern Kentucky. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

IUPUI Jaguars vs Minnesota Golden Gophers

The IUPUI Jaguars Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

IUPUI will go into their 11th game with a record of 3-7 as they face Minnesota. In the previous ten road games, including last year, IUPUI went 1-9. So far this season, IUPUI has a below .500 ATS record of 1-7. When playing away games, IUPUI is 1-4 ATS, and in their last ten road games, they are 4-6 (ATS).

In 10 games, IUPUI comes in with an over/under mark of 3-4-1, with their games averaging 142.4 points per game. The Jaguars’ last five games have culminated with an average of 143 points per game and an over/under record of 1-2-1.

The Minnesota Golden Gophers Are Coming Off A Win

After 10 games, Minnesota currently holds a 7-3 record. In their previous ten games at home, Minnesota went 8-2, which includes games from last year. Heading into today’s game, Minnesota holds a 5-2-1 ATS record. Thus far, the Golden Gophers are 1-1 ATS on the road and 4-1-1 vs. the spread at home.

So far, Minnesota’s games have averaged 147.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 144.6 points. The Golden Gophers have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

IUPUI Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 65.2 points per game, the IUPUI had a below average performance. They scored 55 points against Northern Kentucky and had a field goal percentage of 48.7%. Jlynn Counter is leading the team in scoring at 16.2 points per contest. Bryce Monroe has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 10.5 going into the game.

Jlynn Counter (G) 16.2 4.9 2.4
Bryce Monroe (G) 10.5 1.3 1.8
Kidtrell Blocker (G) 7.8 3.2 1.5

Minnesota Offense Breakdown

Minnesota finished with 97 points in their game against New Orleans. This total surpasses their season-average of 78.5 points per game. Leading Minnesota in scoring vs. New Orleans was Cam Christie with his 20 points. Pharrel Payne also added 17 points for the Golden Gophers.

Dawson Garcia (F) 18.2 7.3 2.1
Joshua Ola-Joseph (F) 10.2 2.9 0.9
Cam Christie (G) 10.8 2.7 1.9

IUPUI Team Defense

At present, the Jaguars’ defense is nationally ranked 210th, allowing 77.0 points per game. In today’s game, the IUPUI defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 71 points.

Minnesota Team Defense

So far this season, the Minnesota defense has been performing well, ranking 53rd in the country at 65.3 points allowed per contest. Minnesota’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the New Orleans offense to knock down 59% of their shots on their way to putting up 64 points.

Jaguars vs Golden Gophers Trends

  • Although IUPUI has a straight up record of 1-4 in their last five road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4. The team averaged 63 points per game in these games.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Golden Gophers offense has averaged 66 points per game while allowing an average of 76. Minnesota posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Jaguars have a straight up record of 0-5. Their record vs the spread in these games was 0-5.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Golden Gophers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-0-1 in these scenarios.

Jaguars vs Golden Gophers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Golden Gophers vs. Golden Gophers game, our recommendation is to take the Golden Gophers at -20.5. Despite our model showing the Golden Gophers winning 77-67, we like Jaguars as our point-spread pick.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 139.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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