Indiana at Minnesota College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 7 point favorites.
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Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 8-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 72.4 per contest. Minnesota has an overall record of 13-3. They are averaging 83.4 points per game and surrendering 70.4, good for a point differential of 13.0.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-8 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-7 against the over/under this year
Important Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-6 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
01/04/18 C Reggie Lynch Suspension is out indefinitely
Robert Johnson averages 12.7 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Juwan Morgan averages 15.4 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Nate Mason averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Jordan Murphy averages 19 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.9 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 191st in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 198th and 321st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 128th, and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 194th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in college basketball. Indiana averages 74.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 182nd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 321st in D-1. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 138th and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 222nd with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers surrender 70.4 points per contest, which ranks them 140th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 44th and 205th in those defensive statistics. They rank 238th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest, and 248th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Golden Gophers are 101st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game this season. Minnesota is 36th in Division 1 with 83.4 points per game this year. They are 128th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 171st in the nation. They are 5th in college basketball in rebounding with 43.5 boards per game and 33rd in assists per contest with 17.3. The Golden Gophers are 321st in turnovers per game with 11.5.
The Hoosiers are 262nd in the country in defensive rating with 105, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 112th. They are 283rd in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 163rd. As a unit they are 180th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 264th in D-1. Indiana is 214th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 242nd in the country.
Minnesota is 335th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 43rd in the nation. The Golden Gophers are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 114.2, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 94th. In terms of pace they are 72nd in Division 1 with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 189th. As a team they are 167th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 318th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Minnesota college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota -7
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