Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
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The Badgers come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Hoosiers have an overall record of 10-4 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Bronson Koenig comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Badgers. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 91%. Nigel Hayes averages 14 points per game in 28.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Wisconsin. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
James Blackmon averages 17.3 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hoosiers. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Robert Johnson averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Wisconsin averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.8 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 144th in the country. They average 40.8 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 11.7 per game. The Badgers allow 58.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 167th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in Division 1.
Indiana averages 86.5 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 18.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 43rd in the nation. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 35th respectively. In the turnover department the Hoosiers rank 321st with 15.9 per game. The Hoosiers allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 86th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.4 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the nation. The Hoosiers force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 292nd in college basketball.
The Badgers average 72.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 78.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 29 per contest. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 116.9 and they assist on 55.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Wisconsin turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 60.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 39.7%. The Badgers give up 70.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 49.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Hoosiers score 90 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 27.4 points per game. The Hoosiers have a rating on offense of 121.1 and 56.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 60%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 63% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Indiana turns it over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 59.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 40.4%. The Hoosiers give up 62.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 6-4 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 4-6 against the over/under
Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-5 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 5-6 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/31/16 G Devonte Green Foot expected to miss Saturday vs. Louisville
12/31/16 F Juwan Morgan Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Louisville
12/30/16 F OG Anunoby Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Louisville
11/08/16 F Collin Hartman Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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