Ohio State vs Indiana Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Ohio State Buckeyes vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana +1.5
The Ohio State Buckeyes head to Assembly Hall to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 1.5 point favorites.
Ohio State comes into this game with an overall record of 11-4. They currently have a point differential of 15.8 as they are averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 58.9 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 67.0, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 10-5-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 5-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out indefinitely
01/09/20 F Kyle Young Appendectomy is questionable
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kaleb Wesson comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 64% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Duane Washington Jr. averages 11.4 points per contest in 23.5 minutes per game. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Trayce Jackson-Davis scores 15.2 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Justin Smith averages 12.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State averages 74.7 points per contest, which is 108th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 75th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 28th in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 50th and 89th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 162nd with 13.8 per game. The Buckeyes allow 58.9 points per contest, which is 11th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 83rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd, and they allow 9.5 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 68th in the nation with 76.9 points per contest this season. They are 63rd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 300th in the NCAA. They are 38th in D-1 in rebounding with 40.0 boards per contest and 178th in assists per game with 13.3. The Hoosiers are 170th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Hoosiers give up 67.0 points per game, which ranks them 133rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 118th and 122nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 30.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoosiers are 133rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 109.8, which is ranked 34th. They are 276th in college basketball in pace with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 37th. As a unit they are 25th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in D-1. Ohio State is 119th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 203rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 108.4, which is ranked 52nd. They are 174th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 144th. As a unit they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio State/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ohio State -1.5
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