Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Value City Arena
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 19-7 and a road record of 4-3. They are 13-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-7. The Buckeyes have an overall record of 16-10 and a home record of 12-4. They have an over/under record of 13-14 and they are 13-13 against the spread.
Caris LeVert comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Derrick Walton averages 12 points per game in 32.1 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%.
Marc Loving averages 12.5 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year for the Buckeyes. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Keita Bates-Diop averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Michigan averages 76.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 83rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 11th in the country. They average 32.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 310th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 9.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 191st and 184th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 155th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in the Division 1.
Ohio State averages 70.9 points per game this year which ranks them 208th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 133rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 188th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 55th and 248th respectively. In the turnover department the Buckeyes rank 194th with 13 per game. The Buckeyes allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 113th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 170th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the nation. The Buckeyes force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 206th in college basketball.
The Wolverines average 75 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 115.7 and they assist on 56.5% 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 60% 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 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.4%. The Wolverines give up 71.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Buckeyes score 73.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 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 12.2 points per game. The Buckeyes have a rating on offense of 102.8 and 47% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Ohio State turns it over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.5%. The Buckeyes give up 60.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-11 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-7 against the over/under
Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 13-13 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 13-14 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/11/15 G Spike Albrecht Hip out for season
Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
12/17/15 G Austin Grandstaff Personal has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan
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