Jacksonville Dolphins vs. Indiana Hoosiers Free Prediction 12/22/18

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An eight-game home winning streak hangs in the balance for the 22nd-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (10-2) when they meet the Jacksonville Dolphins (7-6) at Assembly Hall. Action begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 22, 2018.

Jacksonville Dolphins at Indiana Hoosiers ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Hoosiers won big over the Chicago State Cougars, 104-55, while the Dolphins were beaten by the Florida A&M Rattlers, 65-50.

Indiana dominated every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.0 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.616. Chicago State put up marks of 21.7 and 0.358, respectively, for those same stats. Jacksonville, on the other hand, did a terrific job of making free throws (19-22; 86.4 percent). Romeo Langford played a pivotal role for Indiana with 19 points. Meanwhile, Jacksonville rallied around Dave Bell, who contributed 12 points and nine rebounds.

Juwan Morgan and Langford have played at a high level over the last five games for Indiana. Morgan has averaged 0 points, while Langford has recorded 0 points a game during that span.

Indiana figures to have the advantage on the offensive side of the ball. The Hoosiers rank 13th in effective field goal percentage (0.578), while Jacksonville ranks 129th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.485).

Jacksonville Dolphins vs. Indiana Hoosiers Odds Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Indiana, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Indiana averages 37.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 108th in the country. Jacksonville ranks 210th in rebounds allowed per game (38.6).
  • The Hoosiers rank 43rd in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while the Dolphins rank 92nd (3.5).
  • Indiana averages 15.7 assists per game, which ranks 54th in the nation. Jacksonville ranks 75th in assists allowed per game (12.2).
  • The Dolphins rank 83rd in steals per game (7.0) while the Hoosiers rank 138th in steals allowed per game (7.1).
  • Jacksonville ranks 198th in three pointers attempted per game (20.5) while Indiana ranks 250th (17.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Hoosiers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 26.0, up from 13.7 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Dolphins have scored an average of 66.6 points per game (11.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 72.6 points per game (1.9 below their season average).