Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 9-6 and a road record of 1-1. They are 5-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-6. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 8-7 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Nigel Hayes comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 35.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Bronson Koenig averages 13.9 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Yogi Ferrell averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. 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%.
Wisconsin averages 70.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 214th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 210th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 166th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game which ranks them 69th and 242nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 11.3 per game. The Badgers allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 121st and 286th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in the Division 1.
Indiana averages 87.7 points per game this year which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.7 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 4th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 95th and 28th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 308th with 14.8 per game. The Hoosiers allow 70.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 135th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 172nd and 157th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 63rd place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 54th in college basketball.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 5-10 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-6 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-7 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-7 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/14/15 G Riley Dearring Personal has left team
12/04/15 G Brevin Pritzl Foot out indefinitely
11/13/15 F Andy Van Vliet Eligibility out for season
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/13/15 G Josh Newkirk Eligibility out for season
01/04/16 G James Blackmon Jr Knee doubtful Tuesday vs. Wisconsin
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin
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