Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 23-6 and a road record of 5-4. They are 15-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-15. The Hawkeyes have an overall record of 20-8 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 13-12 against the spread.
Yogi Ferrell comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Troy Williams averages 12.6 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jarrod Uthoff averages 18.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Hawkeyes. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Peter Jok averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Indiana averages 82.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 6th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 16.3 assists per game which ranks them 89th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 266th with 13.7 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 87th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 213th and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in the Division 1.
Iowa averages 78.8 points per game this year which ranks them 34th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 91st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 30th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 62nd and 42nd respectively. In the turnover department the Hawkeyes rank 14th with 10.2 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 12th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 244th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 183rd place in the nation. The Hawkeyes force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in college basketball.
The Hoosiers average 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15.7 per contest. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 119.6 and they assist on 55.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.7%. The Hoosiers give up 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 61.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hawkeyes score 81.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 66 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.1 points per game. The Hawkeyes have a rating on offense of 113.2 and 56.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Iowa turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Hawkeyes give up 66.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 15-14 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-15 against the over/under
Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 13-12 against the spread
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 12-12 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
02/29/16 G Robert Johnson Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Iowa
02/29/16 F Troy Williams Thigh injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Iowa
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/06/15 F Dale Jones Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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