Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 6-6 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 10-2 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 4-5 and they are 6-3 against the spread.
Tai Webster comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 12.6 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
James Blackmon averages 18.5 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Robert Johnson averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Nebraska averages 69.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 243rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 332nd in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 70th and 302nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 162nd with 13.5 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 193rd and 268th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 226th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 137th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in Division 1.
Indiana averages 88.8 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 22.8 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 21st in the nation. They average 44.7 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 315th with 15.8 per game. The Hoosiers allow 66 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 31st place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 287th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 66.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 71.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.7 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 98.8 and they assist on 45.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.6%. The Cornhuskers give up 75 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 90.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 92.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 25.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 30.9 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 121.1 and 56.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 60%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 63% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 59.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 40.4%. The Hoosiers give up 59.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 5-5 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-7 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-3 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 4-5 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/27/16 F Juwan Morgan Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Nebraska
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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