Nebraska at Indiana Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 1/14/2019
Monday, January 14, 2019
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Monday, January 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1 point favorites.
Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 17.8 as they are averaging 79.3 points per contest while giving up 61.4 per game. Indiana has an overall record of 12-4. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 9-4-2 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-8-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 6-10-0 against the over/under
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/09/18 G Karrington Davis Achilles is out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/03/18 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out indefinitely
01/11/19 F Jake Forrester Ankle is questionable
01/02/19 G Rob Phinisee Concussion is out indefinitely
James Palmer comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Isaac Copeland averages 14.3 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Romeo Langford averages 18.8 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska averages 79.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 160th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 341st with 10.3 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 61.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 4th place in Division 1. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 96th in the country with 77.3 points per game this year. They are 2nd in Division 1 in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 91st in the nation. They are 199th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 111th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Hoosiers are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.6. The Hoosiers surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 69th and 31st in those defensive statistics. They rank 118th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 84th with 33.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 206th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 115, which is ranked 19th. They are 250th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 57th. As a unit they are 41st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 121st in D-1. Nebraska is 340th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 111th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 109.3, which is ranked 81st. They are 161st in D-1 in pace with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 9th. As a unit they are 16th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 324th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Nebraska/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -1
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