Indiana at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Value City Arena
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 10.5 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 12-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 71.5 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 18-5. They are averaging 77.8 points per game and surrendering 66.6, good for a point differential of 11.2.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 12-9 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-10 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 6-15 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
01/29/18 F Collin Hartman Leg is "?" Tuesday vs Ohio State
01/10/18 F De'Ron Davis Achilles is out for season
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Juwan Morgan averages 16.3 points per game while playing 28.2 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 51% while his free throw percentage is at 65%. Robert Johnson averages 14 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Keita Bates-Diop averages 19.9 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. C.J. Jackson averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 72.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 218th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 333rd in the country. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 172nd and 186th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 244th with 12.5 per game. The Hoosiers allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 200th and 313th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 139th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 192nd place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 86th in the country with 77.8 points per game this year. They are 24th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 11.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 113th in college basketball. They are 116th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game, and 89th in assists per contest with 15.1. The Buckeyes are 293rd in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Buckeyes surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 50th and 147th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest and 38th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 138th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season.
The Hoosiers are 232nd in the country in defensive rating with 103.8, and their offensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 141st. They are 255th in college basketball in pace with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 177th. As a unit they are 202nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 249th in D-1. Indiana is 232nd 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 51%, which is 226th in the country.
Ohio State is 268th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 84th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 41st in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 96.2 is ranked 55th. In terms of pace they are 245th in Division 1 with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 44th. As a team they are 45th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 266th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -10.5
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