Penn State vs. Indiana - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Hoosiers (19-4) at Penn State Nittany Lions (11-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bryce Jordan Center)
The Line: Penn State Nittany Lions +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers and Penn State Nittany Lions meet Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
The Indiana Hoosiers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Indiana Hoosiers are averaging 85 points on 51.6 percent shooting and allowing 68.5 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Yogi Ferrell is averaging 17.4 points and 5.8 assists while Troy Williams is averaging 13 points and 6.3 rebounds. Thomas Bryant is grabbing 5.5 rebounds and Robert Johnson is dishing 3.1 assists. The Indiana Hoosiers are shooting 42.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Hoosiers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game. The Indiana Hoosiers have split their last 10 road games.
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The Penn State Nittany Lions need a nice win after losing six of their last seven games. The Penn State Nittany Lions are averaging 65.3 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Brandon Taylor is averaging 16.3 points and 6.2 rebounds while Shep Garner is averaging 13.7 points and three assists. Payton Banks is the third double-digit scorer and Julian Moore is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Penn State Nittany Lions are shooting 28.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The Nittany Lions are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The Penn State Nittany Lions have split their last 14 home games.
The Hoosiers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Nittany Lions are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big Ten and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The road team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Penn State is a grind it out style team that plays defense and tries to make the game dirty. That's not going to work against one of the best shooting and offensive teams in the country. Indiana wins this by double digits.