Wright State Raiders vs IUPUI Jaguars Prediction, 1/2/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wright State Raiders vs IUPUI Jaguars
Date: Monday, January 2, 2023
Location: Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Youtube TV
The Wright State Raiders (7-7) are traveling to Indiana Farmers Coliseum on Monday where they will try to defeat the IUPUI Jaguars (3-10).
The Wright State Raiders stepped onto the hardwood against Northern Kentucky and went home with a loss by a final score of 78-64 in their last game. Wright State wrapped up the contest with a 43.1% field goal percentage (25 out of 58) and made 5 of 16 3-pointers. When they shot from the free throw line, the Raiders knocked down 9 of 12 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. In the matter of pulling down rebounds, they collected 27 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 15 assists for this contest while forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Pertaining to defense, Wright State allowed the other team to shoot 49.1% from the floor on 27 of 55 shooting. Northern Kentucky distributed 17 assists and had 9 steals for the contest. In addition, Northern Kentucky totaled 36 rebounds (12 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Northern Kentucky ended up shooting 59.1% when shooting free throws by burying 13 of 22 attempts. They also made 11 of 23 tries from three-point range. When it comes to fouls, the Raiders finished with 15 while Northern Kentucky totaled 12 fouls.
Trey Calvin is a guy who was a contributor in this contest. He finished the game shooting 58.8% from the field and earned 3 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 38 minutes and snagged 2 rebounds. He was able to score 31 points on 10 of 17 shooting.
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Wright State heads into this one with a win-loss mark of 7-7 on the campaign. They currently have an average of 77.9 pts per game (76th in Division 1) while shooting 50.0% from the field. The Raiders are shooting 35.3% on shots from distance (77 of 218) and 69.6% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Wright State is snagging 35.3 boards per game and has 223 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 32nd in the country in terms of passing the rock. They are losing possession via turnover 13.1 times per contest and as a group are committing 14.6 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Raiders are able to force 15.1 turnovers per contest while drawing 15.0 fouls. They are conceding 35.6% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 264th in college basketball in points per game allowed (72.3). The Raiders defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 44.1% (373 of 845) and they relinquish 32.9 rebounds per game as a team. They are ranked 225th in college basketball in giving up assists with 174 relinquished so far this year.
In their last game, the IUPUI Jaguars got the win with a final of 62-52 when they faced Texas A&M Commerce. In the matter of rebounding, IUPUI permitted Texas A&M Commerce to snag 30 overall (6 on the offensive side). They finished 11.1% from distance by going 2 of 18 and walked away from this one shooting 10 of 12 at the free throw line (83.3%). The Jaguars permitted Texas A&M Commerce to make 20 out of their 52 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 38.5% for the contest. At the conclusion of this game, the Jaguars went 23 out of 45 from the floor which gave them a rate of 51.1%. Concerning three-point attempts, IUPUI converted 5 of 10 attempts (50.0%). They were able to knock down 11 of the free throws for a rate of 68.8%. Texas A&M Commerce had 17 personal fouls in this contest which took the Jaguars to the charity stripe for a total of 16 attempts. They coughed up the ball 14 times, while recording 4 steals in the game. The Jaguars collected 23 defensive boards and 3 offensive rebounds for a total of 26 in the game.
Jlynn Counter pitched in for the Jaguars in this contest. He made 9 out of 13 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, and earned 3 rebounds. He had 23 points in his 36 minutes on the court and tallied 1 assist for this contest.
IUPUI has a win-loss mark of 3-10 for the campaign. The Jaguars are committing 16.8 personal fouls every game while shooting 69.1% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 9.9 times per contest (355th in the country) and they lose possession via turnover 16.0 times per contest. IUPUI has accounted for 797 points so far this season (61.3 per contest) and they average 29.8 boards per contest. As an offensive team, the Jaguars are shooting 43.6% from the floor, which ranks 237th in the nation.
The IUPUI defense gives up 34.1% on 3-point attempts (91 of 267) and their opposition knocks down 75.5% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 13.5 dimes and 34.5 boards every game, which ranks them 239th and 203rd in those categories. The Jaguars defensively are ranked 253rd in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 71.7. They have forced 14.5 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 46.5% from the field (336th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take IUPUI
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