Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Northwestern Wildcats travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-5 and a road record of 4-1. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-8. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 16-3 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Bryant McIntosh comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Tre Demps averages 14 points per game in 37 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game for Northwestern. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Yogi Ferrell averages 17.1 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. 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%.
Northwestern averages 75 points per contest this season which ranks them 124th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 65th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 148th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 76th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 10.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 260th place in the country. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 309th in the Division 1.
Indiana averages 85.9 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 80th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 308th with 14.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 98th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 145th and 179th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 45th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in college basketball.
Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 8-7 against the spread
The Northwestern Wildcats are 8-8 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-9 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-10 against the over/under
Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
11/11/15 F Vic Law Shoulder out for season
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/05/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Northwestern
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