Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers Prediction, 1/25/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Minnesota Golden Gophers
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Location: Williams Arena in Minneapolis, MN
The Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-11) will try to defeat the Indiana Hoosiers (13-6) at Williams Arena on Wednesday.
The Indiana Hoosiers faced Michigan State and went home with a win by a final score of 82-69 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Hoosiers walked away with 21 while Michigan State racked up 20 personal fouls. They also made 4 of their 14 tries from beyond the arc. Michigan State finished shooting 67.9% from the charity stripe by making 19 of their 28 attempts. In addition, Michigan State pulled down 26 rebounds (6 offensive, 20 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Michigan State dished out 6 dimes and had 5 steals for this contest. With respect to the defense, Indiana allowed their opponent to shoot 43.4% from the floor on 23 of 53 shooting. They also dished out 13 assists in this matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In relation to pulling down rebounds, they compiled 31 with 8 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Hoosiers made 21 of their 24 attempts for a rate of 87.5%. Indiana wrapped up the game with a 47.3% FG percentage (26 out of 55) and knocked down 9 of their 15 three-point shots.
Trayce Jackson-Davis is one player who played a role for the game. He finished the game at 50.0% from the field and also dished out 4 dimes. He played 39 mins played and also pulled down 15 rebounds. He accounted for 31 points on 10 of 20 shooting.
Get all of our NCAA Basketball Parlay Picks
Indiana comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 13-6 on the season. They average 79.2 points per contest (36th in the country) while connecting on 50.8% from the floor. The Hoosiers are hitting 38.1% on shots from 3-point land (126 of 331) and 70.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Indiana is pulling down 37.2 boards per contest and has accounted for 311 assists on the year, which has them ranked 49th in D-1 in terms of passing. They are turning it over 12.5 times per game and as a squad they commit 17.2 personal fouls per game.
On defense, the Hoosiers are able to force 12.7 turnovers every game and they draw 16.8 fouls. They are surrendering 34.4% from 3-point land and they are 145th in college basketball in points per game allowed (67.8). The Hoosiers defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.0% (463 of 1,128) and they relinquish 32.0 boards per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 74th in D-1 in allowing assists to their opponents with 220 conceded this season.
When they last played, the Minnesota Golden Gophers took a loss by a score of 60-56 when they played Michigan. Concerning how they rebounded, Minnesota allowed Michigan to pull down 32 overall (6 on the offensive glass). They went 14.3% from beyond the arc by going 2 out of 14 and ended up shooting 14 out of 18 from the charity stripe (77.8%). The Golden Gophers permitted Michigan to knock down 22 of their 60 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 36.7% in this contest. Overall, the Golden Gophers walked away from this one shooting 23 out of 57 from the field which had them shooting 40.4%. Regarding three-point shots, Minnesota made 6 of their 23 tries (26.1%). They were able to bury 4 of the free throw tries for a rate of 57.1%. Michigan had 14 personal fouls for this contest which took the Golden Gophers to the charity stripe for 7 shots. They turned it over 14 times, while getting 3 steals in the game. The Golden Gophers were able to snag 28 defensive boards and 5 offensive boards for a total of 33 in this contest.
Ta'Lon Cooper was important for the Golden Gophers for this game. He recorded 15 points in his 40 minutes of playing time and earned 3 dimes in the game. He converted 6 of 16 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 37.5%, and accumulated 10 rebounds.
Minnesota has a win-loss record of 7-11 for the season. The Golden Gophers commit 14.8 fouls per contest and they go 59.3% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.6 times per contest (166th in college hoops) and they cough up possession 12.9 times per game. Minnesota has totaled 1,125 pts on the season (62.5 per contest) and they average 34.3 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Golden Gophers are hitting on 42.3% from the field, which is 301st in college basketball.
The Golden Gophers on defense are ranked 127th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 67.3. They are forcing their opponents into 10.9 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.2% from the field (131st in Division 1). The Minnesota defense allows 33.9% on shots from distance (118 of 348) and opponents are converting on 73.5% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 13.1 assists and 37.8 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 221st and 334th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota and under the total points
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Basketball Picks