Indiana vs Ohio State Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio State -6.5
The Indiana Hoosiers head to Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 6.5 point favorites.
Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.0 as they are averaging 73.5 points per contest while giving up 66.5 per game. Ohio State has an overall record of 13-7. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 61.5, good for a point differential of 11.6.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-9-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
01/30/20 F Jerome Hunter Illness is questionable
01/29/20 F Race Thompson Back is questionable
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out for season
01/31/20 G D.J. Carton Personal is OUT
01/15/20 F Justice Sueing Foot is out for season
Justin Smith averages 11.6 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into this game averaging 14.0 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Duane Washington Jr. averages 11.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Kaleb Wesson scores 13.9 points per contest while playing 28.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers allow 66.5 points per contest which is 106th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 147th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 154th place in D-1. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in Division 1. Indiana averages 73.5 points per contest, which is 120th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 96th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 307th in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 61.5 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 17th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 49th with 32.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 100th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.6 per contest. Ohio State is 127th in the country with 73.1 points per contest this season. They are 89th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 19th in the country. They are 85th in the nation in rebounding with 38.0 boards per contest and 105th in assists per game with 14.2. The Buckeyes are 148th in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Hoosiers are 105th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1. In terms of pace they are 188th in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 193rd. As a team they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 325th in Division 1. Indiana is 197th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 107th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes are 58th in the country in offensive rating with 107.9. In terms of pace they are 275th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 44th. As a team they are 37th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 69th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana +6.5 and over 134.5 total points
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