Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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The Illinois Fighting Illini travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Fighting Illini come into this game with an overall record of 9-9 and a road record of 0-3. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 15-3 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 8-10 and they are 9-9 against the spread.
Kendrick Nunn comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Fighting Illini. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Malcolm Hill averages 18.1 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Illinois. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Yogi Ferrell averages 17.1 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. James Blackmon averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Illinois averages 74.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 140th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 108th in the country. They average 31.6 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game which ranks them 327th and 118th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 9.6 per game. The Fighting Illini allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 303rd and 323rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 201st and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 243rd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in the Division 1.
Indiana averages 85 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per contest which ranks them 82nd and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 314th with 14.8 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 96th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 144th and 159th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 40th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in college basketball.
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 8-7 against the spread
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 8-7 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-9 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-10 against the over/under
Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
12/20/15 F Leron Black Knee out indefinitely
11/30/15 F Mike Thorne Jr. Knee out for season
11/14/15 G Tracy Abrams Achilles out for season
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Illinois
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