Michigan at LSU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
Lahaina Civic Center
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Lahaina Civic Center to play the LSU Tigers on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 6 point favorites.
Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 13.7 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 59.3 per game. LSU has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 102.0 points per game and surrendering 72.5, good for a point differential of 29.5.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 0-2 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 0-2 against the over/under this year
Important LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 1-0 against the spread this season
The LSU Tigers are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Duncan Robinson averages 14.3 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is at 100%. Moritz Wagner averages 13.3 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.3 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tremont Waters averages 16 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Brandon Sampson averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 73.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 222nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 208th in the country. They average 31.7 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 312th and 102nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 337th with 9.0 per game. The Wolverines allow 59.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 48% average from behind the arc, ranking them 188th and 347th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd and they give up 10.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 87th place in college basketball. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
LSU is 7th in the country with 102.0 points per game this year. They are 1st in D-1 in shooting at 61%, while their average scoring margin is 29.5. They shoot 45% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in college basketball. They are 275th in the nation in rebounding with 34.0 boards per game, and 5th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Tigers are 347th in turnovers per game with 8.0. The Tigers surrender 72.5 points per contest, which ranks them 190th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 232nd and 229th in those defensive statistics. They rank 94th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 27.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 230th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game this season.
The Wolverines are 89th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.5, and their defensive rating of 92.2 is ranked 109th. In terms of pace they are 346th in the country with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 111th. As a team they are 130th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. Michigan is 322nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 234th in the nation.
LSU is 345th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 9.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 244th in the nation. The Tigers are 3rd in the country in offensive rating with 146.8, and their defensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 249th. In terms of pace they are 288th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 68% is 1st. As a team they are 2nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 70% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 235th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/LSU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take LSU +6
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