Michigan State at Indiana College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Michigan State Spartans travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 8 point favorites.
Michigan State comes into this game with an overall record of 21-3. They currently have a point differential of 19.7 as they are averaging 84.0 points per game while giving up 64.3 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 72.1 points per game and surrendering 71.5, good for a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 13-10 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 14-9 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-13 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/04/17 G Curtis Jones Personal has left team
02/02/18 F Collin Hartman Leg is "?" Saturday vs Michigan State
01/10/18 F De'Ron Davis Achilles is out for season
Miles Bridges averages 17.9 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is at 91%. Nick Ward averages 13.4 points per game in 20.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 68% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Juwan Morgan averages 16.3 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Robert Johnson averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State averages 84.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.7 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 11th in the country. They average 42.1 rebounds per game and 20.3 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 1st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 92nd with 14.3 per game. The Spartans allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in Division 1. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 1st and 87th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.8 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 62nd place in college basketball. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 231st in the country with 72.1 points per game this year. They are 134th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 334th in college basketball. They are 191st in the nation in rebounding with 35.5 boards per game, and 190th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Hoosiers are 255th in turnovers per game with 12.3. The Hoosiers surrender 71.5 points per contest, which ranks them 157th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 217th and 312th in those defensive statistics. They rank 191st with 13.5 assists allowed per contest and 146th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 192nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The Spartans are 6th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.5, and their defensive rating of 91.5 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 186th in the country with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 6th. As a team they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 223rd in Division 1. Michigan State is 90th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 1st in the nation.
Indiana is 239th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 246th in the nation. The Hoosiers are 156th in the country in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 104.2 is ranked 237th. In terms of pace they are 268th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 198th. As a team they are 225th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 251st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Michigan State/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +8
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