Indiana vs. Alcorn State - 11/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alcorn State Braves (0-5) at Indiana Hoosiers (4-2)
College Basketball: Monday, November 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers -36.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Alcorn State Braves and Indiana Hoosiers meet Monday night at the Assembly Hall.
The Alcorn State Braves look for their first victory after a brutal 0-5 start to the season. The Alcorn State Braves are averaging 59.8 points on 35.1 percent shooting and allowing 84.2 points on 51 percent shooting. Marquis Vance is averaging 11.2 points and 7.8 rebounds while Patrick Onwenu is averaging 11 points and 5.4 rebounds. Reginald Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Devonte Hampton is dishing 2.2 assists. The Alcorn State Braves are shooting 26 percent from beyond the arc and 62.6 percent from the free throw line. Alcorn State is averaging 17 turnovers per contest and has made just 25 threes in five games. The Alcorn State Braves have lost 10 straight road games.
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The Indiana Hoosiers hope to get back on track after losing two of their last three games. The Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 84.3 points on 52.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 15.3 points and seven assists while James Blackmon Jr. is averaging 14.3 points and 4.7 rebounds. Thomas Bryant is grabbing six rebounds and Troy Williams is dishing three assists. The Indiana Hoosiers are shooting 42.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.4 percent from the free throw line. Indiana has 150 three-point attempts in six games and is averaging 18 turnovers per contest. The Indiana Hoosiers have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Braves are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Hoosiers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Indiana is by far the better team, but it turns the ball over way too much and lives & dies with the three ball. I'm not laying this much chalk with the Hoosiers being as sloppy as they are. I'll take my chances with the points.