Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 148.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 14-12 and a road record of 3-5. They are 13-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-6. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 20-6 and a home record of 14-0. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 13-13 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Shavon Shields averages 15.7 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Yogi Ferrell averages 16.8 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. 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%.
Nebraska averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 152nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 83rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 134th in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 169th and 238th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 105th with 12.1 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 242nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 95th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in the Division 1.
Indiana averages 83.5 points per game this year which ranks them 10th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 6th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 74th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 290th with 14.1 per game. The Hoosiers allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 112th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 191st and 137th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 67th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 114th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 71.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 108.6 and they assist on 46% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.8%. The Cornhuskers give up 73.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 90.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.9 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 119.1 and 55.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 59%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.4%. The Hoosiers give up 64.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-8 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 14-6 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-13 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-13 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
02/16/16 F Edward Morrow Foot doubtful Wednesday vs. Indiana U
02/12/16 F Shavon Shields Concussion out indefinitely
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Nebraska
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