Indiana Hoosiers vs. Kennesaw State Owls - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kennesaw State Owls (3-10) at Indiana Hoosiers (9-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Kennesaw State Owls will travel to play the Indiana Hoosiers in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The Indiana Hoosiers are 9-3 and are coming off of a win against Notre Dame by a score of 80-73. Indiana trailed by 15 points in this game but was able to complete the comeback and pull away from Notre Dame to end the game. Troy Williams had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Indiana. Robert Johnson added 17 points and 3 assists for the Hoosiers. Indiana out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-33 and had 13 assists in their victory. Indiana is averaging 88.3 points per game while giving up 69.8 points per game. Indiana is also averaging 38.6 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 16.1 points per game and 6.1 assists per game, while James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 15.6 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game for Indiana. Indiana is shooting 69.5% on free throws, 44.2% on three-pointers, and 52.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Kennesaw State Owls are 3-10 and are coming off of a loss to Chattanooga by a score of 78-66. This was a tie game at halftime but Chattanooga pulled away in the second half to get the victory. Yonel Brown had 24 points and 3 assists for Kennesaw State. Bernard Morena added 13 points and 4 rebounds for the Owls. Kennesaw State was out rebounded by a total of 38-25 and had 14 assists in their defeat. Kennesaw State is averaging 63.5 points per game while giving up 76.7 points per game. Kennesaw State is also averaging 33.4 rebounds per game and 10.4 assists per game. Yonel Brown is averaging 16.8 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game, while Kendrick Ray is averaging 15.5 points per game and 5.8 rebounds per game for Kennesaw State. Kennesaw State is shooting 67.1% on free throws, 30.3% on three-pointers, and 39.8% on all field goal attempts.
Kennesaw State is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games. Kennesaw State is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 road games. The over is 5-2 in Kennesaw State’s last 7 road games. Indiana is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. Indiana is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 game against the Atlantic Sun. the over is 5-1 in Indiana’s last 6 Tuesday games.
Kennesaw State has yet to win a road game this season and I expect Indiana to blow them out. Indiana is the more talented team, holds the rebounding advantage, and is the way better shooting team. I am picking Indiana to win big in this one.