Minnesota vs. Indiana - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Hoosiers (14-3) at Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm (Williams Arena)
The Line: Minnesota Golden Gophers +10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers and Minnesota Golden Gophers meet Saturday at the Williams Arena.
The Indiana Hoosiers look to build on their solid nine-game winning streak. The Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 85.9 points on 52.7 percent shooting and allowing 68.8 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 16.9 points and 5.8 assists while Troy Williams is averaging 13.2 points and 6.7 rebounds. Thomas Bryant is the third double-digit scorer and Robert Johnson is dishing 3.3 assists. The Indiana Hoosiers are shooting 44.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. Indiana is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 38.2 rebounds per game. The Indiana Hoosiers have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers could use a feel good victory to snap a six-game skid. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are averaging 70.3 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Nate Mason is averaging 12.7 points and 3.9 assists while Joey King is averaging 12.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Carlos Morris is dishing 1.4 assists and Jordan Murphy is grabbing 8.1 rebounds. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Minnesota is allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game. The Minnesota Golden Gophers have split their last 16 home games.
The Hoosiers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games and 8-20 ATS in their last 28 games following a ATS win. The Golden Gophers are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 vs. Big Ten and 9-26 ATS in their last 35 games overall. The underdog is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
Minnesota ia easily one of the worst teams in the Big Ten and goes through nasty scroing droughts. That's not good when playing an offensive powerhouse in Indiana. Hoosiers should win in blowout fashion.