Michigan at Ohio State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/4/2017
Monday, December 4, 2017
Value City Arena
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Monday, December 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 1 point favorites.
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Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.3 as they are averaging 76.8 points per contest while giving up 62.4 per game. Ohio State has an overall record of 6-3. They are averaging 76.8 points per game and surrendering 68.4, good for a point differential of 8.3.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 3-5 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 2-5 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Moritz Wagner averages 15.6 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 70%. Charles Matthews averages 15.2 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Keita Bates-Diop averages 17.3 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Jae'Sean Tate averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 160th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 159th in the country. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 297th and 62nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 345th with 9.3 per game. The Wolverines allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 193rd and 282nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 65th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 34th place in college basketball. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State is 162nd in the country with 76.8 points per game this year. They are 81st in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in college basketball. They are 86th in the nation in rebounding with 39.0 boards per game, and 138th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Buckeyes are 103rd in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Buckeyes surrender 68.4 points per contest, which ranks them 108th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 120th and 230th in those defensive statistics. They rank 89th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 30.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes are 184th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game this season.
The Wolverines are 106th in the country in defensive rating with 95.1, and their offensive rating of 116.9 is ranked 30th. They are 339th in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 34th. As a unit they are 57th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in D-1. Michigan is 342nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 148th in the country.
Ohio State is 100th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 158th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 154th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1, and their defensive rating of 95.5 is ranked 113th. In terms of pace they are 218th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 116th. As a team they are 118th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 253rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio State -1
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