Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Williams Arena to play the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 3-3. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-6. The Golden Gophers have an overall record of 6-17 and a home record of 5-8. They have an over/under record of 13-8 and they are 7-14 against the spread.
Caris LeVert comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Duncan Robinson averages 12.1 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 96%.
Nate Mason averages 13.4 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Gophers. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Joey King averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Michigan averages 77 points per contest this season which ranks them 71st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 13th in the country. They average 32.2 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game which ranks them 317th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 9.3 per game. The Wolverines allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 191st and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 165th place in the country. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 284th in the Division 1.
Minnesota averages 69 points per game this year which ranks them 253rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 287th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 279th and 211th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Gophers rank 30th with 11 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 74.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 218th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 215th and 224th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.7 rebounds a game which ranks 295th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 313th place in the nation. The Golden Gophers force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in college basketball.
The Wolverines average 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7.3 per contest. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 116.1 and they assist on 57% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Michigan turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.8%. The Wolverines give up 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Gophers score 70.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -11.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.5 points per game. The Golden Gophers have a rating on offense of 99.7 and 53.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Minnesota turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.1%. The Golden Gophers give up 72.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-11 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 15-6 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 7-14 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 13-8 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/11/15 G Spike Albrecht Hip out for season
01/16/16 G Caris LeVert Leg out indefinitely
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/23/15 G Jarvis Johnson Heart out indefinitely
01/19/16 G Ahmad Gilbert Finger out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan
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