Nebraska vs Indiana NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/13/2019
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Friday, December 13, 2019
Location: Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -16
The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Friday, December 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 16 point favorites.
Nebraska heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of -3.7 as they are averaging 73.6 points per contest while giving up 77.2 per game. Indiana has an overall mark of 9-1. They are averaging 80.6 points per contest and giving up 64.7, which is a point differential of 15.9.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 7-2-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-3-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-3-0 against the over/under
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Haanif Cheatham comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 60%. Cameron Mack averages 12.3 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 14.1 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Justin Smith averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska averages 73.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 146th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 207th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 201st in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 220th and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 262nd with 12.6 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 320th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 201st and 109th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 349th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 245th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 36th in the country with 80.6 points per game this year. They are 17th in Division 1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 15.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 132nd in the nation. They are 111th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game, and 125th in assists per contest with 14.2. The Hoosiers are 190th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Hoosiers surrender 64.7 points per contest, which ranks them 106th in D-1. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 134th and 154th in those defensive statistics. They rank 64th with 10.7 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 29.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 233rd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game.
The Cornhuskers are 275th in the nation in offensive rating with 96.2. In terms of pace they are 63rd in the country with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 195th. As a team they are 256th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 140th in Division 1. Nebraska is 293rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 211th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 113.5, which is ranked 18th. They are 152nd in D-1 in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 49th. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 327th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Nebraska/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana -16
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