The Youngstown State Penguins (10-7) are favored (-4.5) to build on 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 ESP3. The over/under for the matchup is 150.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Jaguars (+4.5)

The model and DraftKings both have the Penguins taking home the win, but the model has them winning by slightly less (3.1 points). Lean towards taking the Jaguars.

Pick OU:
Under (150.5)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 2.9 points highter than the model projection.

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Penguins have an average implied point total of 74.3 this season, which is 3.7 points lower than their implied total in Friday’s game (78).
  • Youngstown State has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (78) five times this season.
  • The Jaguars’ average implied point total on the season (76.1 points) is 3.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (73 points).
  • This season, IUPUI has scored more than this game’s implied total of 73 points six times.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Youngstown State and IUPUI Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Penguins 6-6 1-1 7-5-1
Jaguars 7-5 0-0 8-4

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

Last 5 Games

Youngstown State

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Win 72-70 2/13/2021 UIC Win 88-81
2/12/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Win 84-70 2/12/2021 UIC Win 89-69
2/8/2021 Rochester (MI) Win 60-50 2/6/2021 Green Bay Loss 79-72
2/6/2021 Robert Morris Win 70-66 2/5/2021 Green Bay Win 80-71
2/5/2021 Robert Morris Win 84-78 1/30/2021 Milwaukee Loss 83-76

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