Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The Michigan State Spartans travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Spartans come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 1-2. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-9. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 13-6 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Miles Bridges comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Spartans. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Nick Ward averages 13.3 points per game in 19.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for Michigan State. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
James Blackmon averages 17.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Robert Johnson averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Michigan State averages 72 points per contest this season which ranks them 192nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 47th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 95th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 273rd with 14.5 per game. The Spartans allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 92nd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 141st place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 294th in Division 1.
Indiana averages 84.3 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 313th with 15.2 per game. The Hoosiers allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 101st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 47th and 48th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 301st in college basketball.
The Spartans average 65.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Spartans have an offensive rating of 103.4 and they assist on 70% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Michigan State turns the ball over an average of 18.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.5%. The Spartans give up 70.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 87.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 23.2 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 117.8 and 53.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 57.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.7%. The Hoosiers give up 64.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 9-9 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 8-9 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-8 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-8 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/11/16 F Ben Carter Knee out for season
11/11/16 F Gavin Schilling Knee out indefinitely
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
01/19/17 F Juwan Morgan Foot "?"
01/19/17 F OG Anunoby Knee injured last game, "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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