Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers host Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday, looking to build on their 9-1 mark against the 4-4 Mountaineers in college hoops action at Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall.
This season, the Hoosiers are 9-1 overall and 6-2 ATS ATS, while the Mountaineers are 4-4 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Indiana boasts a 4-2 on the OU, and Mount St. Mary's is 0-0.
The Hoosiers were listed as 31-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at GTbets, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Hoosiers and the No. 333-rated Mountaineers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 98-63 win for the Hoosiers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Indiana's No. 1 nationally ranked offense (88.8 points per game) against a Mountaineers defense that sits as the No. 229 at 68.4 PPG. The Hoosiers have been averaging 50.6% from the field, more than the Mountaineers have managed so far this season (41.1% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mount St. Mary's owns the country's No. 164-rated mark, allowing 69.8 points per game on the highway. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
Mount St. Mary's lost its last outing, a 79-57 result against Loyola on December 15. The Mountaineers were hammered by Loyola on Saturday, losing by a 79-57 final at Reitz Arena in college basketball betting action.
Indiana lost its last outing, an 88-86 result against Butler on December 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point favorite. The Bulldogs grabbed an 88-86 win over the Hoosiers on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Rotnei Clarke at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Butler are 5-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Mountaineers at Hoosiers trends to consider:
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Indiana is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Mount St. Mary's at Western Michigan, Saturday, December 22
Indiana home to Florida Atlantic, Friday, December 21