Alabama A&M at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/21/2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 33 point favorites.
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Alabama A&M heads into this matchup with a mark of 0-11. They currently have a point differential of -21.8 as they are averaging 60.2 points per contest while giving up 82.0 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 10-3. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 62.5, good for a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Alabama A&M Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-5 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-8 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama A&M Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/20/17 F Moritz Wagner Ankle is "?" Thursday vs Alabama A&M
Arthur Johnson averages 10.8 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 76%. De'Edrick Petty averages 12.3 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Moritz Wagner averages 15.6 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Charles Matthews averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 50%.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama A&M averages 60.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 347th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -21.8 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 341st. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 192nd in the country. They average 32.1 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per game, which ranks them 328th and 335th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 17.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 82.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 327th in Division 1. They also allow a 50% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the arc, ranking them 348th and 341st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 17.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 338th place in college basketball. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 176th in the country with 75.4 points per game this year. They are 93rd in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 175th in college basketball. They are 253rd in the nation in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 90th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Wolverines are 346th in turnovers per game with 9.4. The Wolverines surrender 62.5 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 144th and 177th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 112th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 190th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Bulldogs are 343rd in the country in defensive rating with 115.6, and their offensive rating of 84.9 is ranked 349th. They are 181st in college basketball in pace with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 338th. As a unit they are 343rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 253rd in D-1. Alabama A&M is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 58%, which is 341st in the country.
Michigan is 344th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 91st in the nation. The Wolverines are 62nd in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 93.1 is ranked 58th. In terms of pace they are 334th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 71st. As a team they are 131st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 49th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Alabama A&M/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -33
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