The Indiana Hoosiers and Indiana State Sycamores will square off at Assembly Hall to get their seasons started. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 149.5 points with Indiana opening as a 14.5-point favorite. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 10, 2017, and it can be seen on BTN2Go.
Indiana State Sycamores vs. Indiana Hoosiers ATS Preview
Indiana was unable make the tournament following an 18-15 regular season campaign last season. Indiana State also failed to make the tournament following an 11-20 regular season campaign.
Indiana appears to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Hoosiers ranked 45th in offensive efficiency, while the Sycamores ranked 148th in defensive efficiency last season.
The Sycamores had records of 11-20 straight up (SU) and 15-15 against the spread (ATS) last season. Of Indiana State’s 30 games with betting action last season, 19 finished over the projected point total.
The Hoosiers were 18-15 SU last season, but were just 14-17-1 ATS. Similar to Indiana State, a little over half of Indiana’s games finished over the O/U total.
Indiana State Sycamores at Indiana Hoosiers ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Indiana, ATS Winner – Indiana, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Sycamores rank 117th in steals per game (6.6) while the Hoosiers rank 152nd in steals allowed per game (6.3).
- Indiana ranks 23rd in rebounds allowed per game (31.7) while Indiana State ranks 316th (40.9).
- The Hoosiers average 4.6 blocks per game, which ranks 44th in the NCAA. The Sycamores rank 218th in blocks allowed per game (4.1).
- Indiana State ranks 32nd in three pointers allowed per game (18.1) while Indiana ranks 119th (20.4).