Thursday, November 17, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Madison Square Garden to play the Marquette Golden Eagles on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 1 point favorites. The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 2-0. The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 2-0 and a home record of 1-0.
Derrick Walton comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Zak Irvin averages 13 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
JaJuan Johnson averages 17.5 points per game while playing 26 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Eagles. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Haanif Cheatham averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Michigan averages 76.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 140th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 154th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 134th in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game which ranks them 213th and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 38th with 9.5 per game. The Wolverines allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 174th and 210th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30 rebounds a game which ranks 48th and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in Division 1.
Marquette averages 88 points per game this year which ranks them 45th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 28 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 42nd in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 22 assists per contest which ranks them 119th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Eagles rank 90th with 12 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 60 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 45th in the country. They also allow a 35% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 150th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 147th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the nation. The Golden Eagles force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in college basketball.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 0-1 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-0 against the over/under
Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 2-0 against the spread
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 1-1 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines InjuriesNo key injuries to report
Marquette Golden Eagles Injuries
11/08/16 G Sacar Anim None expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Marquette +1
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