Check out our free Jackson State vs. Indiana pick and preview for this NCAA basketball game in Bloomington. See who we want to win and cover the spread in this college basketball matchup.
Jackson State v Indiana selection and preview: Friday 25th November betting odds
Tigers vs. Hoosiers matchup at a glance
- Sports: NCAAB
- teams: Jackson State Tigers at the Indiana Hoosiers
- Where: Bloomington in the Assembly Hall by Simon Skjodt
- Date: Friday, 11/25
- Betting Odds: Jackson State +26.5, JACKST +3350 | IND -16500 O/U 144.0
In 4 games, the Jackson State Tigers are 0-4 overall. This will be the team’s 5th straight game on the road. Jackson State has been the underdog in each of their last 4 games. This is no different than today’s matchup as they are +26.5 point underdogs in the spread.
Jackson State’s top scorer this season is Ken Evans, who is averaging 16.5 points per contest. So far, Evans has scored 22.45% of the team’s points. He contributes 4.5 rebounds per game and 2.25 assists. Trace Young is the Tigers’ second-best goalscorer, averaging 15.0 points per game. Together with Young, they account for 42.9% of the team’s points.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Jackson State this season as they currently rank 455 in college basketball with 61.0 points per game. A major reason for low totals is the fact that they played at a below-average pace and struggled to hit outside shots. As a team, the Tigers’ 3-point shot percentage is just 29.8%, ranking them 476th in the NCAA.
The Indiana Hoosiers go into what will be their 6th game of the season with a 5-0 record. So far this season, Indiana has played 3 home games while maintaining a record of 3-0. The Hoosiers are in their favor with a -26.5 bet line. For the season, Indiana was favored to win in 5 games and sit with a score of 5-0.
Before the game begins, it’s important to keep a close eye on the injury report, as the Hoosiers’ top scorer and rebounder, Trayce Jackson-Davis, is listed as questionable on the injury report. For the season, Jackson-Davis averaged 20.75 points and 8.75 boards. If Trayce Jackson-Davis isn’t able to get the floor, look for Malik Reneau as a front-runner who can take on a bigger attack. So far, Reneau has scored 12.56% of the team’s goals with 11.2 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Indiana this season as they currently rank 184th in college basketball with 71.5 points per game. A major reason for low totals is the fact that they played at a below-average pace and struggled to hit outside shots. As a team, the Hoosiers have a 33.9% 3-point shot percentage, which ranks them 258th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Jackson State Tigers +26.5
After you get the numbers for this matchup, anyone wanting to place a bet on this game between the Jackson State Tigers and the Indiana Hoosiers is best served with winning Jackson State at +26.5. Each side comes into this game to slow down the game and get their opponent to defend deep into the shot clock. Although Indiana is the favorite, this slow play style keeps the game closer than the odds makers are expecting. Additionally, it has been profitable lately to side with Jackson State as underdogs as they are 3-1-1 against the spread (last 5). In this matchup we like the house dogs and take Jackson State +26.5.