Indiana at Iowa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/17/2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, February 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 1 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 15-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 71.9 points per game while giving up 69.4 per contest. Iowa has an overall mark of 12-16. They are averaging 79.4 points per contest and giving up 78.3, which is a point differential of 1.0.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 16-10 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-16 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-13 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 15-9 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 Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/28/17 G Connor McCaffery Mouth is out indefinitely
Robert Johnson averages 13.4 points per game in 33.6 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 71%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.8 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Jordan Bohannon averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.1 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Tyler Cook averages 15.2 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 69.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 148th and 284th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 121st, and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 133rd place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 186th in college basketball. Indiana averages 71.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 235th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 327th in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 124th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 247th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawkeyes surrender 78.3 points per contest, which ranks them 310th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 275th and 273rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 324th with 16.0 assists allowed per contest, and 118th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawkeyes are 41st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game this season. Iowa is 56th in Division 1 with 79.4 points per game this year. They are 42nd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 1.0. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 67th in the nation. They are 74th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.8 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 18.3. The Hawkeyes are 162nd in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Hoosiers are 163rd in the country in defensive rating with 101.6, and their offensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 161st. They are 268th in college basketball in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 191st. As a unit they are 221st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 262nd in D-1. Indiana is 225th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 168th in the country.
Iowa is 199th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 276th in Division 1. The Hawkeyes are 311th in the nation in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 60th. They are 94th in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 61st. As a unit they are 80th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 269th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Iowa +1
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