Indiana at Ohio State NCAA Basketball Tips 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to United Center to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1.5 point favorites.
Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 71.4 points per contest while giving up 67.4 per game. Ohio State has an overall mark of 18-13. They are averaging 69.3 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 15-16-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 12-19-0 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 15-15-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out for season
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
03/11/19 F Kaleb Wesson Suspension is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Indiana U
Juwan Morgan averages 15.1 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Romeo Langford comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 72%.
C.J. Jackson averages 12.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Kaleb Wesson averages 14.6 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 67.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 92nd and 84th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 200th place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 128th in the nation. Indiana averages 71.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 210th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 83rd. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 323rd in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 137th and 198th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 226th with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 39th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 108th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 99th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game. Ohio State is 267th in the country with 69.3 points per game this year. They are 224th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.7. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 216th in the nation. They are 206th in the country in rebounding with 34.9 boards per game and 138th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Buckeyes are 241st in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Hoosiers are 172nd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.6. In terms of pace they are 253rd in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 168th. As a team they are 201st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 304th in Division 1. Indiana is 204th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 178th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 103.7, which is ranked 170th. They are 298th in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 222nd. As a unit they are 189th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 145th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State +1.5
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