Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. Indiana Hoosiers - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Hoosiers (10-3) at Rutgers Scarlet Knights (6-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Louis Brown Athletic Center)
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The Indiana Hoosiers will travel to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in a Big 10 conference game on Wednesday.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 6-7 and are coming off of a win against UMass Lowell by a score of 89-66. Rutgers was able to score at least 43 points in both halves and cruised to the easy victory. Omari Grier had 22 points and 3 assists for Rutgers. Corey Sanders added 20 points and 7 rebounds for the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers out rebounded their opponent by a total of 48-35 and had 17 assists in their victory. Rutgers is averaging 69.8 points per game while giving up 71.8 points per game. Rutgers is also averaging 39.2 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game. Corey Sanders is averaging 14 points per game and 3.5 assists per game, while Mike Williams is averaging 12 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for Rutgers. Rutgers is shooting 66.5% on free throws, 33.5% on three-pointers, and 42.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Indiana Hoosiers are 10-3 and are coming off of a win against Kennesaw State by a score of 99-72. Indiana scored 53 second half points in the blowout. Thomas Bryant had 20 points and 5 rebounds for Indiana. Troy Williams added 20 points and 6 assists for the Hoosiers. Indiana out rebounded their opponent by a total of 34-23 and had 18 assists in their victory. Indiana is averaging 89.1 points per game while giving up 70 points per game. Indiana is also averaging 38.2 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 16.1 points per game and 5.9 assists per game, while James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 15.8 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game for Indiana. Indiana is shooting 69.7% on free throws, 45.1% on three-pointers, and 53.7% on all field goal attempts.
Indiana is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. Indiana is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games. The over is 5-1 in Indiana’s last 6 road games. Rutgers is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 conference games. The under is 5-1 in the Rutgers last 6 games overall.
Indiana is playing very good basketball right now and has one of the best offenses in the country. While their offense is strong, their defense is weak, but that shouldn’t be a problem against a poor Rutgers team. I am taking Indiana in this one.