Youngstown State vs IUPUI: Men’s College Basketball Betting Odds and Picks – February 19, 2021

Written By Staff on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Youngstown State Penguins (10-7) are favored (-5) to continue a five-game win streak when they host the IUPUI Jaguars (7-5) at 5:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Beeghly Center. The game airs on ESPN3. The matchup has a point total of 150.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from FanDuel as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Youngstown State -5 -116 -106 150 -110 -110

Keys to the Game for Youngstown State

  • Youngstown State has covered the spread in half of its games this season, going 6-6 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5-point favorites, the Penguins are 1-1 ATS.
  • Youngstown State and its opponents have hit the over in 53.8% of games (7 out of 13 matchups).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Youngstown State Leaders

  • Naz Bohannon leads the Penguins in scoring, tallying 16.4 points per game to go with 8.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
  • Michael Akuchie is Youngstown State’s leading rebounder, grabbing 8.3 per game, while Shemar Rathan-Mayes is its best passer, distributing 3.6 assists in each contest.
  • Rathan-Mayes contributes the bulk of the Penguins’ three-point shooting production. He hits 1.8 threes per game to pace the squad.
  • Darius Quisenberry and Akuchie lead the Penguins on the defensive end, with Quisenberry leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Akuchie in blocks averaging 0.6 per contest.

Keys to the Game for IUPUI

  • IUPUI has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 7-5 ATS.
  • IUPUI has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 66.7% of matchups this season (8 out of 12 chances).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

IUPUI Leaders

  • The Jaguars leader in scoring is Marcus Burk with 22.1 points per game. He also adds 3.7 rebounds per game and 2.0 assists per game.
  • Elyjah Goss (10.9 rebounds per game) and Mike Depersia (4.2 assists per game) are the IUPUI leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • The 2.6 three-pointers Jaylen Minnett makes per game are a team-high mark for the Jaguars.
  • IUPUI’s Burk has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.0 per game and Goss is first in blocks with 0.6 per game.

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Jaguars (+5)

Pick OU:
Under (150)

Prediction: Youngstown State 75, IUPUI 72

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Head to Head

The Penguins have a 4-0 record in the last four games against the Jaguars. In those games against the Jaguars, the Penguins have a 1-0 record against the spread.

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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