Indiana vs Penn State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

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Indiana vs Penn State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big Ten Tournament

The No. 6 seed Indiana Hoosiers (18-13, 10-10 Big Ten) head into the Big Ten tournament against the No. 11 seed Penn State Nittany Lions (16-16, 9-11 Big Ten) on Thursday at Target Center, tipping off at 9:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Indiana vs. Penn State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Arena: Target Center

Indiana vs. Penn State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Penn State win (52.1%)

Before you bet on Thursday's Indiana-Penn State spread (Indiana -1.5) or over/under (147.5 points), check out the betting insights and trends below.

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Indiana vs. Penn State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Indiana has covered 16 times in 31 games with a spread this season.
  • Penn State has covered 17 times in 32 chances against the spread this year.
  • When the spread is set as 1.5 or more this season, Indiana (6-8) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (42.9%) than Penn State (12-7) does as the underdog (63.2%).
  • The Hoosiers have done a better job covering the spread when playing on the road (6-4-0) than they have at home (9-8-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Nittany Lions have a lower winning percentage at home (.562, 9-7-0 record) than on the road (.600, 6-4-0).
  • Indiana has covered the spread 12 times in 20 conference games.
  • Against the spread in Big Ten games, Penn State is 14-7-0 this year.

Indiana vs. Penn State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Indiana has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 15 games this year and has walked away with the win 11 times (73.3%) in those games.
  • The Hoosiers have a mark of 11-4 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -110 or better on the moneyline.
  • Penn State has gone 8-11 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 42.1% of those games).
  • The Nittany Lions are 9-11 (winning 45% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of -110 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Indiana has a 52.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Indiana vs. Penn State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Indiana has a -41 scoring differential, falling short by 1.3 points per game. It is putting up 72.9 points per game to rank 196th in college basketball and is giving up 74.2 per outing to rank 254th in college basketball.
  • Kel'el Ware's 16.1 points per game lead Indiana and are 191st in college basketball.
  • Penn State outscores opponents by 1.8 points per game (posting 75.6 points per game, 118th in college basketball, and conceding 73.8 per contest, 242nd in college basketball) and has a +58 scoring differential.
  • Penn State's leading scorer, Kanye Clary, ranks 145th in the country, averaging 16.7 points per game.
  • The Hoosiers average 34.7 rebounds per game (213th in college basketball) compared to the 34.7 of their opponents.
  • Ware is 20th in college basketball action with 9.8 rebounds per game to lead the Hoosiers.
  • The 32.1 rebounds per game the Nittany Lions accumulate rank 333rd in college basketball, 4.7 fewer than the 36.8 their opponents record.
  • Qudus Wahab averages 7.8 rebounds per game (107th in college basketball) to lead the Nittany Lions.
  • Indiana ranks 193rd in college basketball by averaging 94.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 275th in college basketball, allowing 96.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Nittany Lions put up 96.0 points per 100 possessions (158th in college basketball), while allowing 93.6 points per 100 possessions (205th in college basketball).

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