Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 9-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Golden Gophers have an overall record of 6-11 and a home record of 5-5. They have an over/under record of 10-5 and they are 3-12 against the spread.
Yogi Ferrell comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. 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%.
Nate Mason averages 12.7 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Gophers. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Joey King averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Indiana averages 85.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 5th in the country. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game which ranks them 86th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 317th with 14.9 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 109th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 155th and 143rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 38th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in the Division 1.
Minnesota averages 70.3 points per game this year which ranks them 207th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 284th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 199th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per contest which ranks them 278th and 231st respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Gophers rank 42nd with 11.2 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 214th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 234th and 287th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 266th and they give up 16.2 assists per contest which puts them in 321st place in the nation. The Golden Gophers force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 205th in college basketball.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-8 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-9 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 3-12 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 10-5 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
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/23/15 G Jarvis Johnson Heart out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana
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