Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Fighting Illini vs Hoosiers CBB Odds
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11-4 Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Indiana Hoosiers 10-5
2017 NCAA Basketball – Big 10
Date: Saturday, January 7
Time: 5:00 PM ET
Venue: Assembly Hall, Bloomington Indiana
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
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The Illinois Fighting Illini will make the short trip from Champaign to Bloomington on Saturday to tip off against the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall.
The Illini will be looking for a second consecutive win after topping Ohio State 75-70 at home on Sunday.
The Hoosiers will try to bring an end to a three game losing streak after falling at home to the Wisconsin Badgers 75-68 on Tuesday night.
Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini have now won two out of three games after closing out the Buckeyes 75-70 at home last Sunday.
They had built a 40-29 lead by the break and did enough in the second half to hold on to the lead.
The Illini were able to shoot 43.3 percent from the field while dropping 6 of 19 from behind the arc.
They won the battle on the glass 35-42 while committing nine turnovers as a team. Malcolm Hill led the team with 20 points to go along with a team high three assists.
Illinois has been able to put the ball in the basket for an average of 78.1 points per game this season while shooting 46.7 percent from the field.
They have been able to scoop up an average of 37.8 rebounds per contest while passing the ball for 13.2 assists.
On the defensive end, the Illini are giving up an average of 71.2 points per night to their opponents.
They have been able to come away with 4.9 steals per game while blocking 2.7 shots. They will need to step things up a little at both ends of the court if they want to leave Bloomington with a win.
The Hoosiers have had a tough go of it every since conference play has begun.
They have now lost three straight after falling against the Badgers 75-68 on Tuesday.
Indiana was down just 37-38 at the break, but couldn’t do enough to gain the lead at the end.
They shot an impressive 53.1 percent from the field while knocking down 5 of 15 from long distance.
The Hoosiers outrebounded Wisconsin 25-32, but turned the ball over a total of 13 times. Juwan Morgan led the team with 12 points as well as on the glass with seven rebounds.
Despite their recent struggles, the Hoosiers are still putting up some impressive numbers on the year.
They have been able to find cotton for an average of 85.3 points per game while shooting 50 percent from the field.
Indiana is grabbing an average of 43.2 rebounds a contest while passing the ball for 16.1 assists.
On the defensive end of the court, IU has been able to hold their opponents to an average of 68.7 points per night.
They have been able to take the ball away for an average of 6.7 steals while swatting away 5.4 shots.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Illinois is 4-3-1 ATS following a win.
- Illinois is 6-4 ATS in their previous 10 games.
- Indiana is 1-2 ATS following a loss
- The over is 2-1 after a loss for IU this season
Free Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Indiana Hoosiers NCAAB Prediction:
Indiana has been having some difficulties and need a big win to get the season back on track and start climbing their way back up the rankings. Playing the Illini at home could be a perfect opportunity.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Indiana
At this point, the Hoosiers need any kind of a statement they can make, but I look for it to be a big one here at Assembly Hall in front of the Hoosier faithful.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Illinois 72 – Indiana 89
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