Louisville at Indiana College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/8/2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
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The Louisville Cardinals travel to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 6 point favorites.
Louisville comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 83.5 points per game while giving up 69.6 per contest. Indiana has an overall mark of 7-2. They are averaging 78.6 points per contest and giving up 64.4, which is a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 4-2-2 against the spread
The Louisville Cardinals are 5-3-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/18 F Juwan Morgan Knee is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Penn State
12/03/18 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out indefinitely
Jordan Nwora comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Steven Enoch averages 9.9 points per game in 18.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.1 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Romeo Langford averages 17.9 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Juwan Morgan averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 83.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 40th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 169th and 214th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 12.1 per game. The Cardinals allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 108th and 179th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 56th and they give up 11.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 74th place in Division 1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 92nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 99th in the country with 78.6 points per game this year. They are 7th in Division 1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 100th in the nation. They are 164th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 96th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Hoosiers are 59th in turnovers per game with 15.6. The Hoosiers surrender 64.4 points per contest, which ranks them 47th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 97th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 11.4 assists allowed per contest and 66th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 299th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game.
The Cardinals are 29th in the nation in offensive rating with 114.8. In terms of pace they are 199th in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 95th. As a team they are 20th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 71st in Division 1. Louisville is 267th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 43rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 133rd. They are 103rd in D-1 in pace with 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 20th. As a unit they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -6
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