Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Indiana Hoosiers Prediction, 11/9/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Indiana Hoosiers
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Location: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN
The Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-12 last season) are hitting the road to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on Tuesday where they will meet the Indiana Hoosiers (12-15 last year).
The Eastern Michigan Eagles faced off with the Western Michigan Broncos and earned the victory with a final of 64-63 in their last game. Eastern Michigan finished the contest with a 43.1% FG percentage (25 out of 58) and converted 8 out of their 20 three-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Eagles made 6 of their 12 tries for a rate of 50.0%. When talking about rebounding, they earned 26 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 8 assists in this game as well as forcing the opposition into 14 turnovers and getting 9 steals. In relation to defense, Eastern Michigan allowed the other team to go 48.1% from the floor on 25 out of 52 shooting. Western Michigan earned 14 dimes and had 3 steals for the game. Additionally, Western Michigan totaled 38 boards (8 offensive, 30 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Western Michigan shot 54.5% from the free throw line by burying 6 of 11 tries. They knocked down 7 of their 19 attempts from 3-point land. When it comes to personal fouls, the Eagles finished with 16 and the Broncos totaled 17 personal fouls.
Yeikson Montero is a guy who was a factor for this contest. He left the arena with 20 points on 7 out of 13 shooting. He was on the court for 29 minutes and also grabbed 4 boards. He finished the contest at 53.8% from the field but finished the game without an assist.
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Eastern Michigan heads into this one after finishing with a mark of 6-12 last season. They had an average of 70.4 pts per game (198th in the nation) while connecting on 41.6% from the floor. The Eagles shot 31.1% on three-point attempts (128 of 411) and 74.5% from the free throw line. As a squad, Eastern Michigan grabbed 33.0 rebounds per game and totaled 198 dimes last year, which was 323rd in college hoops in terms of passing. They coughed up possession 12.3 times per game and as a group committed 15.2 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Eagles forced their opponents into 15.4 turnovers every game while drawing 16.5 fouls. They were ranked 194th in the nation in allowing assists 320 conceded throughout last year. The Eagles gave up a field goal percentage of 47.9% (506 of 1,057) and they surrendered 37.7 boards per game as a basketball team. They conceded 37.1% from 3-point land and they were 292nd in college basketball in PPG allowed (75.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Indiana Hoosiers took a loss by a final score of 61-50 when they faced the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. When discussing cleaning the glass, Indiana permitted Rutgers to snag 38 in all (10 offensive). They finished 26.1% from distance by connecting on 6 of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 7 of 9 from the free throw line (77.8%). The Hoosiers allowed the Scarlet Knights to knock down 24 out of their 60 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 40.0% for the game. In all, the Hoosiers shot 21 out of 56 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.5%. In relation to shots from 3-point land, Indiana converted 2 of their 16 tries (12.5%). They were able to knock down 6 of them for a rate of 40.0%. The Scarlet Knights were called for 18 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Hoosiers to the free throw line for 15 tries. They coughed it up 9 times, while recording 6 steals in this game. The Hoosiers earned 20 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 29 in this matchup.
Trayce Jackson-Davis was important for the Hoosiers in this game. He tallied 19 points in his 36 mins on the court and had 1 assist in this matchup. He made 8 of 14 for this contest for a field goal rate of 57.1%, and had 9 rebounds.
Indiana had a record of 12-15 last year. As an offense, the Hoosiers connected on 43.3% from the floor, which ranked 220th in the country. Indiana totaled 1,882 points throughout last season (69.7 per contest) and they snagged 34.6 rebounds per game. They dished out assists 13.9 times per contest (119th in the nation) and they turned the ball over 11.9 times per game. The Hoosiers were responsible for committing 17.7 fouls per contest and they went 66.5% from the charity stripe.
The Hoosiers on the defensive side of the court were 148th in college hoops in PPG given up with 69.4. They forced their opponents into 12.2 TO's per game and let teams shoot 42.6% from the floor (144th in Division 1). The Indiana defense gave up 33.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (193 of 578) and their opponents converted on 71.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They conceded 11.8 dimes and 36.0 boards per game, which ranked them 86th and 228th in those categories on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan
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