The Milwaukee Panthers will look for the season sweep as they try to keep the IUPUI Jaguars winless in conference action when they meet Thursday morning in a Horizon League matchup. The Panthers (15-7, 9-3 Horizon), who are 5-5 on the road this season, defeated IUPUI 74-61 on Dec. 3. The Jaguars (3-20, 0-12), who have lost nine of the last 10 matchups against Milwaukee, including the past five, are just 2-7 on their home floor. IUPUI was 1-16 in the Horizon and 3-26 overall a year ago.
The game from the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis will tip off at 11 a.m. ET. Milwaukee is averaging 78.2 points per game, while IUPUI averages 63.5. The Panthers are 12-point favorites in the latest Milwaukee vs. IUPUI odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 147.5. Before locking in any IUPUI vs. Milwaukee picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Milwaukee vs. IUPUI and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several college basketball odds and betting lines for IUPUI vs. Milwaukee:
- Milwaukee vs. IUPUI spread: Milwaukee -12
- Milwaukee vs. IUPUI over/under: 148.5 points
- Milwaukee vs. IUPUI money line: Milwaukee -800, IUPUI +550
- MIL: The Panthers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games
- IUPUI: The Jaguars are 7-1 ATS in their last eight home games
- Milwaukee vs. IUPUI picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why Milwaukee can cover
Sophomore guard Markeith Browning II has started 16 of 22 games for the Panthers, and has reached double-figure scoring 11 times. In the last meeting against IUPUI, Browning had a solid effort with 12 points, four rebounds and four assists. He scored a season-high 19 points, while grabbing seven rebounds in a 78-74 overtime loss to Wright State on Jan. 14. For the season, he is averaging 9.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and one rebound per game.
Senior forward Ahmad Rand has made his presence felt in the lane, where he leads the Panthers with 48 blocked shots at 2.2 per game. He is also averaging 7.5 points and 4.3 rebounds. Rand was dominant at times in the last meeting with the Jaguars, scoring eight points, while grabbing six rebounds, making two steals, dishing out two assists and swatting away five shots. For the year, he has reached double-digit scoring eight times, including a high of 18 points and eight rebounds in a 76-72 loss to St. Thomas, Minnesota.
Why IUPUI can cover
Sophomore guard Jlynn Counter is having a solid season for the Jaguars. In 22 games, including 20 starts, he is averaging 14.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He has scored 20 or more points in three of the last four games, including a 27-point effort at Purdue Fort Wayne in an 81-75 loss on Jan. 25. In the first meeting with the Panthers, Counter scored 10 points, while dishing out seven assists and grabbing three rebounds.
Freshman guard Vincent Brady II will be looking for a repeat performance from the first time he faced Milwaukee. In the Dec. 3 matchup, Brady was dominant, hitting on 55.6% of his field goals en route to an 18-point effort. Brady has reached double-digit scoring in three of the past four games, including 23 in an 83-77 overtime loss to Oakland. For the season, he is averaging 10.1 points, four rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.
How to make IUPUI vs. Milwaukee picks
SportsLine’s model is leaning Under on the total, projecting 137 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in over 50% of simulations. You can only see the model’s picks at SportsLine.
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