Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Colonial Life Arena
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Colonial Life Arena to play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 1.5 point favorites. The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 4-0 and a road record of 0-0. The Gamecocks have an overall record of 4-0 and a home record of 4-0.
Zak Irvin comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Derrick Walton averages 14 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Sindarius Thornwell averages 20.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Gamecocks. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. PJ Dozier averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Michigan averages 77 points per contest this season which ranks them 113th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 77th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 78th in the country. They average 32.2 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 280th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 10.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 59.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 121st and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 63rd and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in Division 1.
South Carolina averages 82 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 21 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 71st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 79th and 69th respectively. In the turnover department the Gamecocks rank 235th with 14.8 per game. The Gamecocks allow 61 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the country. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Gamecocks force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-1 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 1-2 against the over/under
South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-2 against the spread
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-2 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
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Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina
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