Sunday, February 5, 2017
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The Indiana Hoosiers head to Kohl Center to take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, February 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has Wisconsin as 11 point favorites.
The Hoosiers come into this game with an overall record of 15-8 and a road record of 1-4. They are 10-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Badgers have an overall record of 19-3 and a home record of 12-0. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 10-8 against the spread.
James Blackmon comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Hoosiers. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Robert Johnson averages 14.5 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
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Ethan Happ averages 14.5 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Bronson Koenig averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
Indiana averages 83 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 29th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 84th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 15.2 per game. The Hoosiers allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 77th and 90th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 49th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 306th in Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 121st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 51st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 150th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 37th and 82nd respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 32nd with 11.2 per game. The Badgers allow 59.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the nation. The Badgers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in college basketball.
The Hoosiers average 72 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -11.7 per contest. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 115.8 and they assist on 51% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 38.3%. The Hoosiers give up 79.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Badgers score 80.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 16 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 25.6 points per game. The Badgers have a rating on offense of 113.9 and 54.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Wisconsin turns it over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.4%. The Badgers give up 54.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 50.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-10 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 11-9 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-8 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-9 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
01/28/17 G James Blackmon Jr Leg out indefinitely
01/21/17 F Tim Priller Eligibility out indefinitely
01/20/17 F OG Anunoby Knee out for season
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
02/04/17 G Bronson Koenig Leg probable Sunday vs. Indiana U
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin -11
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