Indiana at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/19/2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Breslin Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Friday, January 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 14.5 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 70.7 per contest. Michigan State has an overall record of 16-3. They are averaging 85.2 points per game and surrendering 64.0, good for a point differential of 21.2.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-8 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-9 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 11-8 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 11-7 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 Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Juwan Morgan averages 15.6 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 69%. Robert Johnson averages 13.6 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Miles Bridges averages 16.7 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Nick Ward averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 19.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 74.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 178th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 122nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 325th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 99th and 154th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 249th with 12.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 155th and 317th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 127th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 154th place in college basketball. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State is 17th in the country with 85.2 points per game this year. They are 3rd in D-1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 21.2. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in college basketball. They are 3rd in the nation in rebounding with 42.4 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 21.1. The Spartans are 129th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Spartans surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 22nd in the country. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 147th in those defensive statistics. They rank 76th with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 26th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spartans are 48th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game this season.
The Hoosiers are 207th in the country in defensive rating with 102.6, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 110th. They are 265th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 187th. As a unit they are 196th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 256th in D-1. Indiana is 246th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 202nd in the country.
Michigan State is 140th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 1st in Division 1. The Spartans are 12th in the nation in defensive rating with 90.3, and their offensive rating of 120.2 is ranked 5th. They are 187th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 7th. As a unit they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 202nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Michigan State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan State -14.5
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