Indiana vs. IUPU Fort Wayne - 12/9/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
IUPU Fort Wayne Mastodons (7-3) at Indiana Hoosiers (6-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -15.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The IPFW Mastodons and Indiana Hoosiers square off Wednesday night at the Assembly Hall.
The IPFW Mastodons look for their fifth road win to improve to 8-3 on the season. The IPFW Mastodons are averaging 70 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Mo Evans is averaging 15.4 points and 4.1 assists while Max Landis is averaging 13.8 points and 2.8 rebounds. John Konchar is dishing 2.2 assists and Joe Reed is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The IPFW Mastodons are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. IPFW has four double-digit scorers and is averaging nearly 10 made threes per game. The IPFW Mastodons have won eight of their last 12 road games.
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The Indiana Hoosiers need a feel good win after splitting their last six games. The Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 87.1 points on 54.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 44.2 percent shooting. James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 16.4 points and 4.3 rebounds while Yogi Ferrell is averaging 15 points and 6.6 assists. Troy Williams is dishing 2.1 assists and Thomas Bryant is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Indiana Hoosiers are shooting 43.8 percent from beyond the arc and 67.9 percent from the free throw line. Indiana is making 10.1 threes per game and has six players averaging at least 8.2 points. The Indiana Hoosiers have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Mastodons are 35-14-2 ATS in their last 51 road games and 51-19-4 ATS in their last 74 games overall. The Hoosiers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win and 7-21 ATS in their last 28 games following a ATS win.
The Maodons are an experienced basketball team that's capable of filling it up offensively just like Indiana. When you add the fact the Hoosiers don't play defense, the points here have some value. However, the over will be worth a look once its released.