Sunday, February 21, 2016
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Comcast Center to play the Maryland Terrapins on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Maryland as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 19-8 and a road record of 4-4. They are 13-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 17-7. The Terrapins have an overall record of 22-5 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 9-16 and they are 11-13 against the spread.
Zak Irvin comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Derrick Walton averages 12.1 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 5.8 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Melo Trimble averages 14 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year for the Terrapins. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Diamond Stone averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Michigan averages 76.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 92nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 14th in the country. They average 32.3 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 307th and 60th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 9.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 209th and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 32nd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 156th place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 302nd in the Division 1.
Maryland averages 75 points per game this year which ranks them 118th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 110th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 115th and 127th respectively. In the turnover department the Terrapins rank 225th with 13.3 per game. The Terrapins allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 10.7 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the nation. The Terrapins force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in college basketball.
The Wolverines average 74.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1 per contest. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 115.1 and they assist on 56.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Michigan turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.5%. The Wolverines give up 71.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Terrapins score 77.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15 points per game. The Terrapins have a rating on offense of 111.5 and 52.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Maryland turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.7%. The Terrapins give up 62.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-12 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 17-7 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 11-13 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-16 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/11/15 G Spike Albrecht Hip out for season
02/20/16 G Caris LeVert Knee expected to miss Sunday vs. Maryland
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
02/20/16 C Diamond Stone Suspension Served probable Sunday vs. Michigan
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan
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