Indiana Hoosiers vs Penn State Nittany Lions Odds
Bryce Jordan Center will host Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Indiana Hoosiers action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Hoosiers will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 8-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Nittany Lions are 5-4 ATS. Indiana is 5-4-1 against the total, while Penn State is 4-4 versus the number.
Bettors looking to back visiting Indiana before tip-off in this one found them as 17-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nittany Lions sit at No. 215 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hoosiers sit at No. 10 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hoosiers will win this game 98-68.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Penn State's No. 253-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Hoosiers defense that ranks No. 58 at 59.6 PPG. The Nittany Lions field goal percentage has averaged 41.2% so far, less than the Hoosiers marksmen have achieved on the year, 51% per game.
Defensively, Indiana features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Penn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Indiana was a 69-65 winner on the road against Iowa. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Indiana earned a 69-65 victory over Iowa on Monday, getting 19 points from Cody Zeller at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Penn State lost its last outing, a 60-51 result against Wisconsin on January 3. They covered in that game as a 18.5-point underdog. Penn State suffered a 60-51 loss against Wisconsin on Thursday, getting 19 points from Jermaine Marshall in a losing effort at Kohl Center.
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Iowa are 3-7
After a win are 9-1
Penn State Nittany Lions Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Northwestern are 3-7
After playing Wisconsin are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Hoosiers at Nittany Lions trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing on the road against Penn State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Penn State
Indiana is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Penn State
Penn State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Penn State's last 10 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Penn State's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana
Penn State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Indiana home to Minnesota, Saturday, January 12
Penn State home to Northwestern, Thursday, January 10