Indiana State at Loyola College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/2/2019
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Joseph J. Gentile Arena
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The Indiana State Sycamores head to Joseph J. Gentile Arena to take on the Loyola Ramblers on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Loyola as 8 point favorites.
Indiana State heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 72.1 per game. Loyola has an overall mark of 7-6. They are averaging 67.8 points per contest and giving up 60.7, which is a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Indiana State Sycamores Betting Trends
The Indiana State Sycamores are 6-4-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana State Sycamores are 6-4-0 against the over/under this year
Important Loyola Ramblers Betting Trends
The Loyola Ramblers are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The Loyola Ramblers are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana State Sycamores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Loyola Ramblers Injuries
11/28/18 G Lucas Williamson Hand is out indefinitely
Jordan Barnes comes into this game averaging 20.8 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Tyreke Key averages 16.9 points per contest in 33.8 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 4.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Clayton Custer scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Cameron Krutwig averages 13.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana State averages 73.8 points per contest, which is 192nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 110th. From 3-point territory they shoot 45%, which is good for 1st in the nation. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 212th and 252nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 93rd with 14.7 per game. The Sycamores allow 72.1 points per contest, which is 203rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 131st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 151st, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 199th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Loyola is 303rd in the nation with 67.8 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 245th in the NCAA. They are 301st in D-1 in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 115th in assists per game with 14.8. The Ramblers are 127th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Ramblers give up 60.7 points per game, which ranks them 15th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 92nd and 107th in those defensive statistics. They rank 91st with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 44th with 31.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Ramblers are 167th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Sycamores have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 200th. They are 139th in college basketball in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 163rd. As a unit they are 158th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 350th in D-1. Indiana State is 80th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions.
Loyola is 38th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Ramblers are 266th in the country in offensive rating with 99.5. In terms of pace they are 289th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 55th. As a team they are 95th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 217th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana State/Loyola college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana State +8
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