Detroit at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Little Caesars Arena
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The Detroit Titans head to Little Caesars Arena to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 21 point favorites.
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Detroit heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-6. They currently have a point differential of -2.2 as they are averaging 89.4 points per contest while giving up 91.6 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 9-3. They are averaging 74.2 points per game and surrendering 62.8, good for a point differential of 11.3.
Valuable Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Detroit Titans are 6-2 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 6-5 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-7 against the over/under this year
Key Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/15/17 F Moritz Wagner Ankle left last game, is "?" Saturday vs Detroit U
Corey Allen averages 18.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Kameron Chatman averages 17.9 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 8.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Moritz Wagner scores 15.6 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 66%. Charles Matthews averages 14.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 49%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averages 89.4 points per contest this year, which is 12th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 150th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 182nd in Division 1. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 162nd and 153rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 216th with 13.1 per game. The Titans allow 91.6 points per contest, which is 349th in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 305th and 238th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 345th, and they allow 18.0 assists per game which puts them in 341st place in college basketball. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 229th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 205th in the country with 74.2 points per contest this season. They are 100th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.3. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 203rd in Division 1. They are 285th in the country in rebounding with 33.5 boards per contest and 98th in assists per game with 15.4. The Wolverines are 346th in turnovers per contest with 9.4. The Wolverines give up 62.8 points per game, which ranks them 27th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 172nd and 179th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 101st with 33.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 147th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year.
The Titans are 323rd in the country in defensive rating with 112.4, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 94th. They are 5th in college basketball in pace with 80.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 136th. As a unit they are 115th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 117th in D-1. Detroit is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 296th in the country.
Michigan is 343rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 125th in the nation. The Wolverines are 73rd in the country in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 94.7 is ranked 91st. In terms of pace they are 343rd in Division 1 with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 72nd. As a team they are 127th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 31st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Detroit/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit +21
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