IPFW vs. North Dakota - 1/30/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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North Dakota Fighting Hawks (10-12) at IPFW Mastodons (9-13)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Allen County War Memorial Coliseum)
The Line: IPFW Mastodons -3 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The North Dakota Fighting Hawks and Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Allen County War Memorial.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are averaging 76.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Marlon Stewart is averaging 17.1 points and 5.2 rebounds while De'Sean Allen-Eikens is averaging 13.5 points and 1.2 assists. Filip Rebraca is the third double-digit scorer and Kienan Walter is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The North Dakota Fighting Hawks have lost four of their last five road games.
The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are averaging 70.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Jarred Godfrey is averaging 16.1 points and 4.9 rebounds while Brian Patrick is averaging 13.5 points and 4.1 rebounds. Matt Holba is dishing 1.3 assists and Dylan Carl is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons have won six of their last eight home games.
The Fighting Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mastodons are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The over is 20-8 in Fighting Hawks last 28 overall. The under is 11-4-1 in Mastodons last 16 overall.
The North Dakota Fighting Hawks are just 5-14 ATS on the season and 3-10 ATS on the road where they lose by an average of 10.4 points and allow 47.9 percent shooting from the field. The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons are riding a four-game losing streak, but they win at home by an average of 10.7 points and have covered four of their seven home games. Either way, backing the North Dakota Fighting Hawks isn't an option given their poor ATS history. I'll lay the bucket with the home team.