Indiana vs Rutgers Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/15/2020
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Location: Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Rutgers -3
The Indiana Hoosiers head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Rutgers as 3 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 13-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.0 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 66.2 per contest. Rutgers has an overall record of 12-4. They are averaging 72.2 points per game and surrendering 59.4, good for a point differential of 12.8.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-8-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 10-4-1 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 7-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
01/11/20 F Damezi Anderson Illness is questionable
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
01/03/20 G Geo Baker Hand is out indefinitely
Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 28.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Justin Smith averages 11.8 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Ron Harper Jr. scores 12.2 points per contest while playing 27.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Myles Johnson averages 9.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.4 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 72% and his free throw percentage is 40%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 76.2 points per contest, which is 77th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 66th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 274th in the nation. They average 39.7 boards per contest and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 43rd and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 177th with 13.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 66.2 points per contest, which is 106th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 92nd and 129th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 112th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Rutgers is 162nd in the nation with 72.2 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.8. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 310th in the NCAA. They are 9th in D-1 in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 144th in assists per game with 13.8. The Scarlet Knights are 154th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Scarlet Knights give up 59.4 points per game, which ranks them 14th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 59th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 11.6 dimes allowed per game and 61st with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 206th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Hoosiers are 63rd in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 171st in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 142nd. As a team they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 323rd in Division 1. Indiana is 208th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 169th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 104, which is ranked 131st. They are 210th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 137th. As a unit they are 180th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 311th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Rutgers college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana +3
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