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North Alabama vs. Indiana Hoosiers Prediction 12/21/2023

The North Alabama Lions (6-6) travel to face off against the Indiana Hoosiers (8-3) on Thursday, December 21st. This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington and televised on BTN. Indiana is coming off a win in their previous game, while North Alabama is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tennessee Tech. Tip-off is set for 8:30 ET.

North Alabama Lions vs Indiana Hoosiers

The North Alabama Lions Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

North Alabama comes into this game with a 6-6 overall record, having played 12 games. On the road, the Lions are 1-5 this season, while they are 3-0 at home. As of today, North Alabama holds a 5-4 ATS record. In their last five games, the team is 2-2 vs. the spread.

Through 12 games, North Alabama has an over/under record of 3-6-0 with their games averaging a combined 148.9 points per game so far. The Lions have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 146 points per game.

The Indiana Hoosiers Are Coming Off A Win

The North Alabama Lions come into this game with an 8-3 overall record. In their previous ten games at home, the Indiana Hoosiers have a record of 7-3, which includes games from last year. Indiana’s ATS record heading into today’s game is 3-4-1, while their record vs. the spread in the last five games is 3-2.

Through 11 games, Indiana has an over/under record of 4-4-0 with their games averaging a combined 143.4 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Hoosiers’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 154 points per game.

North Alabama Offense Breakdown

The North Alabama offense is coming off a game where they scored 67 points against Tennessee Tech. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.9% and connected on 6 threes. Dallas Howell led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Jacari Lane contributed 10 points for the Lions.

Jacari Lane (G) 13.4 2.0 4.4
KJ Johnson (G) 13.9 2.0 1.6
Tim Smith Jr. (F) 9.8 5.8 0.8

Indiana Offense Breakdown

Indiana’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 78 points vs. Michigan. Overall, they hit 51.7% of their shots from the field and went 15/21 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Kel’el Ware, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.5, while Malik Reneau also maintains a PPG average of 13.8 leading up to the game.

Kel’el Ware (C) 15.5 9.5 1.8
Malik Reneau (F) 13.8 5.1 2.7
Trey Galloway (G) 11.0 2.0 2.7

North Alabama Team Defense

At present, the Lions’ defense is nationally ranked 224th, allowing 75.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.6 threes per game vs. Indiana. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 27.1%.

Indiana Team Defense

The Hoosiers’ defense is presently ranked 185th nationally, allowing an average of 72.6 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Michigan, the Wolverines finished with a field goal percentage of 47% and a total of 75 points vs. Indiana.

Lions vs Hoosiers Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, North Alabama has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 76 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • In their last five games at home, the Hoosiers have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 2-2-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 70 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Lions have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 2-1.
  • Indiana has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-0 SU and 3-0 ATS in their last three games.

Lions vs Hoosiers Prediction

The Hoosiers is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 80-64. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Hoosiers at -13.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 147.5, and our model predicts the Lions and Hoosiers to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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