Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 16.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 143.
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The Golden Gophers come into this game with an overall record of 6-12 and a road record of 0-3. They are 4-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Wolverines have an overall record of 13-5 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 11-4 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Joey King comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Golden Gophers. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Nate Mason averages 12.3 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Minnesota. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Caris LeVert averages 17.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wolverines. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Duncan Robinson averages 12.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Minnesota averages 69.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 220th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 288th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 176th in the country. They average 33.5 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game which ranks them 276th and 236th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 48th with 11.3 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 213th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 223rd and 281st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 268th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 201st in the Division 1.
Michigan averages 78.2 points per game this year which ranks them 64th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 293rd and 32nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wolverines rank 4th with 9.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 127th and 236th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 151st place in the nation. The Wolverines force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 308th in college basketball.
Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 4-12 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 10-6 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-6 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
12/23/15 G Jarvis Johnson Heart out indefinitely
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/11/15 G Spike Albrecht Hip out for season
01/16/16 G Caris LeVert Leg out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Minnesota
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