Michigan at Texas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/12/2017
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Frank Erwin Center
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The Michigan Wolverines travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas as 5.5 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 8-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.7 as they are averaging 75.5 points per game while giving up 63.8 per contest. Texas has an overall record of 6-2. They are averaging 78.3 points per game and surrendering 63.8, good for a point differential of 14.5.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-5 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-6 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Charles Matthews averages 14.6 points per game in 29.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 48%. Moritz Wagner averages 16.1 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Dylan Osetkowski averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Andrew Jones averages 15.3 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 36th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 193rd and 236th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 111th, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 42nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in college basketball. Michigan averages 75.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 179th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 11.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 198th in D-1. They average 32.9 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 303rd and 74th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 347th with 9.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 63.8 points per contest, which ranks them 35th in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 38th with 10.9 assists allowed per contest, and 224th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 284th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game this season. Texas is 122nd in Division 1 with 78.3 points per game this year. They are 98th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.5. They shoot 29% from 3-point range, which is good for 332nd in the nation. They are 95th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 254th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Longhorns are 327th in turnovers per game with 11.3.
The Wolverines are 94th in the country in defensive rating with 95.6, and their offensive rating of 113.2 is ranked 58th. They are 334th in college basketball in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 50th. As a unit they are 100th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in D-1. Michigan is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 148th in the country.
Texas is 333rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 19th in Division 1. The Longhorns are 19th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.1, and their offensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 127th. They are 232nd in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 166th. As a unit they are 212th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas -5.5
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