Indiana vs. UNC Greensboro - 11/28/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Greensboro Spartans (1-4) at Indiana Hoosiers (4-1)
College Basketball: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -23 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Big Ten Network
The Indiana Hoosiers and the North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans face off on Friday at Assembly Hall in college basketball action.
The Indiana Hoosiers are 4-1 this season but they are coming off of a two point home loss to Eastern Washington. Indiana is averaging 88.8 points per game and they are shooting 51.5 percent from the floor including 45.4 percent from beyond the three-point arc and their opposition scores 71.4 points and they shoot 46.4 percent. James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 20.2 points and 4.8 rebounds to lead the Hoosiers. Kevin Yogi Ferrell is averaging 18.8 points and 5.8 rebounds, Troy Williams is averaging 13.3 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Robert Johnson is averaging 12.4 points and 5.4 rebounds. Indiana has played the 322nd ranked schedule in the nation but it projects to 59th toughest by the time the season is over.
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The UNC-Greensboro Spartans are 1-4 this season losing their only true road game thus far. UNCGB is averaging 70 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 46.4 percent. R.J. White is averaging 16.2 points and 7.8 rebounds to lead the Spartans. Tevon Saddler is averaging 16 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 4.6 assists, Kayel Locke is averaging 11.6 points and 5.4 rebounds, Clay Byrd is averaging 9.2 points. UNC-Greensboro looks to be up against it in this spot.
Indiana is 4-1 against the spread against the SoCon, 7-3 against the spread following a loss, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games. UNC-Greensboro is 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 0-4 against the spread against the Big Ten, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games.
This is a feel good game for the Hoosiers and look for them to feel pretty good about getting the cover.