IUPUI vs Cleveland State Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/5/24

Cleveland State (17-13) vs IUPUI (6-25)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Wolstein Center)

Betting Odds: Cleveland State -16.5 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The IUPUI Jaguars and Cleveland State Vikings face off on Tuesday in a college basketball in the Horizon League Tournament at Wolstein Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free IUPUI vs Cleveland State prediction. These two teams just faced off on Saturday and Cleveland State won 75-66. 

IUPUI Needs Better Defense 

It has been an awful IUPUI season and if they want a chance to continue their season they are going to need the defense to be better. On Saturday the defense gave up 75 points and with their offense that makes life tough. IUPUI is averaging 65.9 points while their defense is giving up 79.6 points per game. Jlynn Counter is averaging 14.4 points while shooting 45.2 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from behind the three-point line. 

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Can Cleveland State Continue its Season?

Cleveland State looks to continue their season and they are going to need a win in this game. Two games ago against Green Bay the offense scored only 61 points and they ended up losing by eight points. Cleveland State is averaging 75.9 points while ther defense is giving up 73.2 points per game. Tristan Enaruna is averaging 20.2 points while shooting 49.9 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from behind the three point line. Cleveland State needs to get out to a fast start. 

IUPUI vs Cleveland State Betting Prediction

Cleveland State is averaging 75.9 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. IUPUI is averaging only 65.9 points and they just don’t have enough offensive talent to keep this game close. Cleveland State is going to run away with this game and this game is going to get out of hand early. IUPUI is going to have no answer, and Cleveland State will end up covering the spread. 

Shane’s Pick Clevleland State -16.5

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