Penn State vs. Indiana - Big Ten Tournament Predictions 3/11

Penn State vs. Indiana - Big Ten Tournament Predictions 3/11

The Big Ten Tournament is heating up as the Indiana Hoosiers and the Penn State Nittany Lions face off in what promises to be an exciting matchup. Both teams have had solid seasons and are looking to make a deep run in the tournament. In this article, we'll take a closer look at each team's strengths and weaknesses, analyze betting trends, and make our prediction for the game.

Indiana Hoosiers

The Indiana Hoosiers have had a strong season, with a record of 22-10 overall and 12-8 in Big Ten play. The team is led by star forward Trayce Jackson-Davis, who is averaging 20.7 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. Jackson-Davis is one of the best players in the conference and will be a tough matchup for any team. The Hoosiers are also strong on the boards, averaging 33.1 rebounds per game, good for sixth in the conference.

Penn State Nittany Lions

The Penn State Nittany Lions have had a solid season, with a record of 21-12 overall and 10-10 in Big Ten play. The team is led by guard Jalen Pickett, who is averaging 17.8 points per game and shooting an impressive 52.3% from the field. Andrew Funk has also been a key contributor, averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games. The Nittany Lions have been solid on both ends of the floor, averaging 72.1 points per game and shooting 48.4% from the field.

Betting Trends:

According to KingPin.pro, the Indiana Hoosiers are favored to win the game, with a spread of -3. The over/under for the game is set at 140 points. The odds for the Hoosiers to win the game outright are -160, while the odds for the Nittany Lions to win the game outright are +140.

Public Betting Data:

KingPin.pro's public betting data shows that 57% of the bets are on the Indiana Hoosiers to cover the spread, while 43% of the bets are on the Penn State Nittany Lions to cover the spread. 63% of the bets are on the over, while 37% of the bets are on the under.

Prediction:

Based on our analysis of both teams, we believe that the Indiana Hoosiers will win this game and cover the 3-point spread. While Penn State has had a solid season, Indiana has been more consistent and has a stronger overall team. Trayce Jackson-Davis will be a tough matchup for the Nittany Lions, and we expect him to have a big game. Additionally, Indiana's rebounding advantage should give them extra possessions and help them control the game. Our pick is Indiana Hoosiers -3.

Pick: Indiana Hoosiers -3

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