Wisconsin vs Indiana Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 3/7/2020
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -1.5
The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Assembly Hall to play the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1.5 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 67.4 points per contest while giving up 62.4 per game. Indiana has an overall mark of 19-11. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 67.0, which is a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 15-14-1 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 15-14-1 against the over/under
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 15-15-0 against the spread
The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-15-1 against the over/under
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/21/19 C Joe Hedstrom Knee is out for season
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
01/29/20 G Kobe King Left Team is out for season
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
03/06/20 F Trayce Jackson-Davis Foot is probable Saturday vs Wisconsin
D'Mitrik Trice averages 10.0 points per game in 32.0 minutes per contest. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Nate Reuvers comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Devonte Green averages 10.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 22.1 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%. Trayce Jackson-Davis averages 13.9 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 83rd and 170th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 147th, and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 61st place in the NCAA. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the nation. Wisconsin averages 67.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 278th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 84th in D-1. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 255th and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 347th with 10.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hoosiers surrender 67.0 points per contest, which ranks them 113th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 136th and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 142nd with 12.1 assists allowed per contest, and 48th with 31.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hoosiers are 102nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Indiana is 166th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 137th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 244th in the nation. They are 75th in the country in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game and 209th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Hoosiers are 202nd in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Badgers are 122nd in the nation in offensive rating with 104. In terms of pace they are 340th in the country with 64.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 145th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. Wisconsin is 338th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 212th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 103.6, which is ranked 132nd. They are 222nd in D-1 in pace with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 210th. As a unit they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wisconsin/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -1.5
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