Indiana Hoosiers host Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers in college basketball action
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 BetOnline, 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