Nebraska vs Indiana Predictions, NCAA Basketball Picks 3/11/2020
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -12
The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 12 point favorites.
Nebraska comes into this game with an overall record of 7-24. They currently have a point differential of -7.7 as they are averaging 70.0 points per game while giving up 77.7 per contest. Indiana has an overall mark of 19-12. They are averaging 70.9 points per contest and giving up 66.8, which is a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-18-0 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 18-13-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 15-16-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-16-1 against the over/under
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
03/07/20 G Dachon Burke Jr. Suspension is out indefinitely
03/07/20 G Cameron Mack Suspension is out indefinitely
02/16/20 G Matej Kavas Hand is out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
03/09/20 G Devonte Green Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Nebraska
Haanif Cheatham comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 67%. Thorir Thorbjarnarson averages 8.8 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 13.6 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Devonte Green averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Nebraska averages 70.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 213th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -7.7 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 314th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 250th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 164th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 279th with 11.9 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 330th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 270th and 179th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 349th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 320th place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 184th in the country with 70.9 points per game this year. They are 147th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 234th in the nation. They are 75th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game, and 218th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Hoosiers are 217th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Hoosiers surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 106th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 137th in those defensive statistics. They rank 141st with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 47th with 32.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 102nd in country in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game.
The Cornhuskers are 320th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.5. In terms of pace they are 40th in the country with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 295th. As a team they are 334th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 122nd in Division 1. Nebraska is 315th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 221st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 103.2, which is ranked 140th. They are 226th in D-1 in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 229th. As a unit they are 213th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Nebraska/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -12
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