Indiana at Rutgers NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Louis Brown Athletic Center
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The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Louis Brown Athletic Center to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2.5 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 66.4 per contest. Rutgers has an overall mark of 10-9. They are averaging 67.2 points per contest and giving up 66.6, which is a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-13-0 against the over/under
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 9-10-0 against the spread
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-8-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out for season
01/25/19 F De'Ron Davis Ankle is out indefinitely
01/25/19 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
01/22/19 G Devonte Green Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Romeo Langford comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.5 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Eugene Omoruyi averages 13.9 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Geo Baker averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 72.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 197th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 268th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 180th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 13.4 per game. The Hoosiers allow 66.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 79th and 44th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 124th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 143rd place in Division 1. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Rutgers is 309th in the country with 67.2 points per game this year. They are 327th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 304th in the nation. They are 33rd in the NCAA in rebounding with 39.4 boards per game, and 277th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Scarlet Knights are 170th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Scarlet Knights surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 57th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 246th in those defensive statistics. They rank 137th with 12.6 assists allowed per contest and 189th with 35.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Scarlet Knights are 118th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Hoosiers are 165th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.4. In terms of pace they are 203rd in the country with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 73rd. As a team they are 104th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 323rd in Division 1. Indiana is 116th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 187th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights are 286th in the country in offensive rating with 98.1. In terms of pace they are 268th in Division 1 with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 332nd. As a team they are 338th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 270th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Rutgers college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Rutgers +2.5
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