Jacksonville at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
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The Jacksonville Dolphins travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 30 point favorites.
Jacksonville comes into this game with an overall record of 5-10. They currently have a point differential of -5.5 as they are averaging 73.3 points per game while giving up 78.8 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 11-3. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 61.4, good for a point differential of 15.6.
Valuable Jacksonville Dolphins Betting Trends
The Jacksonville Dolphins are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Jacksonville Dolphins are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 8-5 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-8 against the over/under this year
Key Jacksonville Dolphins Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
12/29/17 F Moritz Wagner Ankle is "?" Saturday vs Jacksonville
JD Notae averages 15.7 points per game in 33.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jace Hogan averages 17.6 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Moritz Wagner averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Charles Matthews averages 16 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Dolphins allow 78.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 239th and 84th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.0 rebounds a game which ranks 310th, and they give up 15.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 293rd place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in college basketball. Jacksonville averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 215th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -5.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 282nd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 296th in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 134th and 311th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 60th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines surrender 61.4 points per contest, which ranks them 14th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 120th and 147th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.0 assists allowed per contest, and 90th with 32.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 250th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game this season. Michigan is 133rd in Division 1 with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 15.6. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 137th in the nation. They are 260th in college basketball in rebounding with 34.1 boards per game and 64th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Wolverines are 347th in turnovers per game with 9.6.
The Dolphins are 241st in the country in defensive rating with 103.7, and their offensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 305th. They are 81st in college basketball in pace with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 297th. As a unit they are 306th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in D-1. Jacksonville is 108th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 254th in the country.
Michigan is 345th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 72nd in the nation. The Wolverines are 46th in the country in offensive rating with 113.7, and their defensive rating of 90.7 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 326th in Division 1 with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 37th. As a team they are 81st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 41st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Jacksonville/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan -30
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