Indiana at Louisville College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
KFC Yum! Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to KFC Yum! Center to play the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 10 point favorites.
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Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-4. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 75.6 points per contest while giving up 73.9 per game. Louisville has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 78.1 points per contest and giving up 65.4, which is a point differential of 12.7.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 3-6 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-3 against the over/under this year
Important Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 2-4 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
11/22/17 G Brian Bowen II Suspension is out for season
11/12/17 G Ryan McMahon Ribs is out indefinitely
Robert Johnson averages 12.7 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Juwan Morgan averages 13.8 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Raymond Spalding averages 9.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Deng Adel averages 16 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 73.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 216th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc, ranking them 245th and 333rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 106th, and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 209th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 123rd in college basketball. Indiana averages 75.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 175th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 227th in D-1. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 206th and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 293rd with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cardinals surrender 65.4 points per contest, which ranks them 58th in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest, and 255th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinals are 222nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season. Louisville is 121st in Division 1 with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 174th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 12.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 246th in the nation. They are 31st in college basketball in rebounding with 41.6 boards per game and 271st in assists per contest with 12.4. The Cardinals are 189th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Hoosiers are 289th in the country in defensive rating with 108.1, and their offensive rating of 110.6 is ranked 83rd. They are 288th in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 110th. As a unit they are 140th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 285th in D-1. Indiana is 274th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 284th in the country.
Louisville is 212th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 42%, which is 10th in Division 1. The Cardinals are 29th in the nation in defensive rating with 89.1, and their offensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 154th. They are 90th in D-1 in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 206th. As a unit they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 254th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Louisville college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville -10
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