Indiana at Rutgers College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/5/2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Monday, February 5, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1 point favorites.
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Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 71.6 points per contest while giving up 71.1 per game. Rutgers has an overall record of 12-13. They are averaging 66.8 points per game and surrendering 63.8, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 13-10 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-14 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-9 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 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
01/31/18 F Eugene Omoruyi Knee is out indefinitely
01/16/18 G Mike Williams Ankle is out indefinitely
Juwan Morgan averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 28.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Robert Johnson averages 13.2 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Corey Sanders scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Geo Baker averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.3 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 71.6 points per contest this year, which is 244th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 166th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 339th in Division 1. They average 36.3 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 137th and 192nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 274th with 12.1 per game. The Hoosiers allow 71.1 points per contest, which is 145th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 223rd and 317th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 134th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 194th place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 184th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Rutgers is 316th in the country with 66.8 points per contest this season. They are 333rd in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 340th in Division 1. They are 28th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 343rd in assists per game with 10.4. The Scarlet Knights are 293rd in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Scarlet Knights give up 63.8 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 40th in those defensive statistics. They rank 96th with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 261st with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 285th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per contest this year.
The Hoosiers are 232nd in the country in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 104.8 is ranked 166th. They are 271st in college basketball in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 227th. As a unit they are 255th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 254th in D-1. Indiana is 257th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 251st in the country.
Rutgers is 306th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 21st in the nation. The Scarlet Knights are 316th in the country in offensive rating with 96.8, and their defensive rating of 92.4 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 264th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 44% is 346th. As a team they are 347th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 349th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Rutgers college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -1
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