Indiana at Rutgers 1/30/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
The Indiana Hoosiers visit Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, New Jersey on Wednesday for a Big Ten showdown with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Indiana fell to 12-8 on the season following its 69-46 loss to Michigan on Friday. The Hoosiers scored just 18 first half points and were never in the game. Juwan Morgan led the Hoosiers in the loss with 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Rutgers improved to 10-9 on the season and 3-6 in Big Ten play following its 64-60 win over Penn State. The Scarlet Knights were led by Geo Baker with 20 points. Eugene Omoruyi and Montez Mathis each scored 11 points for the Scarlet Knights. The win was Rutgers’ second straight.
Romeo Langford leads Indiana in scoring with an average of 17.2 points per game. Juwan Morgan is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 16.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Devonte Green is the leader in assists with an average of 3.2 per game. Indiana is shooting 49.8% from the field and 33.3% from 3-point territory.
Eugene Omoruyi is the leading scorer and leading rebounder for Rutgers with averages of 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Geo Baker is second in scoring and first in assists with averages of 13.5 points and 4.1 assists per game. Rutgers is shooting 40.8% from the field and 30.8% from 3-point territory.
Indiana started its season winning 12 of its first 14 while going 7-7 ATS over that same period. The Hoosiers since then are 0-6 SU and 1-5 ATS. The Hoosiers have failed to cover each of the last 4 in Big Ten action. Rutgers has covered the number in 5 of its last 5 played on Wednesday. Final Score Prediction, Rutgers Scarlet Knights win and cover ATS 67-65.