Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Indiana Hoosiers head to Williams Arena to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 5.5 point favorites.
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The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 15-11 and a road record of 1-5. They are 11-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-12. The Golden Gophers have an overall record of 18-7 and a home record of 13-3. They have an over/under record of 12-11 and they are 14-9 against the spread.
James Blackmon comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Robert Johnson averages 13.7 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
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Nate Mason averages 14.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Gophers. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Amir Coffey averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Indiana averages 80.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 52nd in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 104th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 323rd with 15.2 per game. The Hoosiers allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 153rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 82nd and 69th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 43rd place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 307th in Division 1.
Minnesota averages 75.2 points per game this year which ranks them 112th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 225th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 187th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Gophers rank 58th with 11.9 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 66th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 309th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the nation. The Golden Gophers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in college basketball.
The Hoosiers average 70.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 113.7 and they assist on 50.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.2%. The Hoosiers give up 78.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Gophers score 80.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.1 points per game. The Golden Gophers have a rating on offense of 104 and 59.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Minnesota turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30%. The Golden Gophers give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 11-12 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 11-12 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 14-9 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 12-11 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
01/21/17 F Tim Priller Eligibility out indefinitely
01/20/17 F OG Anunoby Knee out for season
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/16 F Davonte Fitzgerald Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +5.5
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