Saturday, January 2, 2016
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 141.
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The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 11-3 and a road record of 1-1. They are 7-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-6. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 7-2 and they are 5-4 against the spread.
Yogi Ferrell comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. James Blackmon averages 15.8 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Andrew White III averages 17.3 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Shavon Shields averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Indiana averages 88.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.2 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 4th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game which ranks them 90th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 311th with 14.9 per game. The Hoosiers allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 178th and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 72nd place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in the Division 1.
Nebraska averages 73.6 points per game this year which ranks them 152nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 117th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 98th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 110th and 188th respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 226th with 13.6 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 108th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in college basketball.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-7 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-6 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-4 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-2 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/01/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee "?" Saturday vs. Nebraska
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana
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