Indiana vs. Iowa - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa Hawkeyes (19-4) at Indiana Hoosiers (19-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Iowa Hawkeyes and Indiana Hoosiers square off Thursday night at the Assembly Hall.
The Iowa Hawkeyes look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Iowa Hawkeyes are averaging 80.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.4 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Jarrod Uthoff is averaging 18.4 points and 6.4 rebounds while Peter Jok is averaging 15.5 points and 1.6 assists. Anthony Clemmons is dishing 3.7 assists and Adam Woodbury is grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The Iowa Hawkeyes are shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hawkeyes are allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Iowa Hawkeyes have won 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Indiana Hoosiers also look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 84.1 points on 51.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 17.3 points and 5.8 assists while Troy Williams is averaging 12.8 points and 6.3 rebounds. Thomas Bryant is the third double-digit scorer and Max Bielfeldt is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Indiana Hoosiers are shooting 42.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Hoosiers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Indiana Hoosiers have won 13 straight home games.
The Hawkeyes are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games following a straight up win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hoosiers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The Hawkeyes are 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Indiana and 16-5 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
We've made a lot of money on Iowa this season, especially as an underdog. However, Indiana at home is a whole different ball game simply because the Hoosiers can make shots at a high clip. When that crowd gets in it, shots seem to keep falling. Look for Indiana to win this game.