Indiana at Illinois College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
State Farm Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to State Farm Center to play the Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 1 point favorites.
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Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 73.2 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. Illinois has an overall record of 10-11. They are averaging 77.4 points per game and surrendering 72.8, good for a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-9 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-11 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 6-11 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
01/10/18 F De'Ron Davis Achilles is out for season
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
No key injuries to report
Juwan Morgan averages 15.4 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 67%. Robert Johnson averages 13.9 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Leron Black averages 14.4 points per game while playing 25 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Trent Frazier averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 73.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 203rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 136th. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 327th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 136th and 177th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 256th with 12.4 per game. The Hoosiers allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 181st and 325th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 174th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 199th place in college basketball. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Illinois is 99th in the country with 77.4 points per game this year. They are 225th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 317th in college basketball. They are 178th in the nation in rebounding with 35.9 boards per game, and 160th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Fighting Illini are 81st in turnovers per game with 14.5. The Fighting Illini surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 197th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 268th and 70th in those defensive statistics. They rank 80th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 101st with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Fighting Illini are 345th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 18.2 per game this season.
The Hoosiers are 224th in the country in defensive rating with 103.4, and their offensive rating of 106.2 is ranked 136th. They are 265th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 199th. As a unit they are 213th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 243rd in D-1. Indiana is 258th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 229th in the country.
Illinois is 161st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 213th in Division 1. The Fighting Illini are 106th in the nation in defensive rating with 98.6, and their offensive rating of 104.9 is ranked 162nd. They are 73rd in D-1 in pace with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 266th. As a unit they are 252nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 248th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Illinois college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Illinois -1
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