Indiana vs Wisconsin NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/7/2019
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Wisconsin Badgers
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Location: Kohl Center in Madison, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Wisconsin +1
The Indiana Hoosiers travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 22.0 as they are averaging 85.6 points per game while giving up 63.6 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall record of 4-4. They are averaging 66.5 points per game and surrendering 62.6, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-2-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-2-0 against the over/under
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 2-6-0 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/03/19 G Rob Phinisee Abdominal is questionable
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
11/22/19 F Micah Potter Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
Devonte Green comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 25.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 65%. Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 15.5 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Nate Reuvers averages 14.9 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Brad Davison averages 11.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 85.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 22.0 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 86th in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 62nd and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.8 per game. The Hoosiers allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 80th and 134th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.1 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 42nd place in Division 1. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin is 283rd in the country with 66.5 points per game this year. They are 251st in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.9. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 287th in the nation. They are 226th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game, and 300th in assists per contest with 11.1. The Badgers are 277th in turnovers per game with 12.1. The Badgers surrender 62.6 points per contest, which ranks them 64th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 199th and 287th in those defensive statistics. They rank 82nd with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 35th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Badgers are 50th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game.
The Hoosiers are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.1. In terms of pace they are 106th in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 16th. As a team they are 8th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 314th in Division 1. Indiana is 210th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 222nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 197th. They are 334th in D-1 in pace with 65.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 231st. As a unit they are 192nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 45th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wisconsin +1
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