Sunday, February 14, 2016
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Breslin Student Events Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday, February 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 20-5 and a road record of 4-3. They are 13-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-13. The Spartans have an overall record of 20-5 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 11-13 and they are 15-9 against the spread.
Yogi Ferrell comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. 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%.
Denzel Valentine averages 19 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 6.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Bryn Forbes averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Indiana averages 84.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 6th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 6th in the country. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 300th with 14.2 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 99th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 151st and 116th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 32nd place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in the Division 1.
Michigan State averages 79.5 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 42.6 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 106th with 12 per game. The Spartans allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.5 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the nation. The Spartans force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 348th in college basketball.
The Hoosiers average 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5 per contest. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 119.9 and they assist on 55.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 59%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 62% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.6%. The Hoosiers give up 74.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Spartans score 77.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 88.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 16.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.2 points per game. The Spartans have a rating on offense of 116.7 and 71.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Michigan State turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.2%. The Spartans give up 56.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-12 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 12-13 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 15-9 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 11-13 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
01/17/16 G Lourawls Nairn Jr Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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