Tuesday, January 17, 2017
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Michigan Wolverines travel to Kohl Center to play the Wisconsin Badgers on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
Free $60 in Member College Basketball Picks. No Obligation Click Here
The Wolverines come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 0-4. They are 4-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-4. The Badgers have an overall record of 14-3 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Zak Irvin comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolverines. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Derrick Walton averages 12.4 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game for Michigan. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Bronson Koenig averages 14.4 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Badgers. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Nigel Hayes averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Michigan averages 75.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 110th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 36th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 54th in the country. They average 29.9 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 340th and 121st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 9.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 66.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc ranking them 300th and 350th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 37th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 250th in Division 1.
Wisconsin averages 76.8 points per game this year which ranks them 77th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 30th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 44th and 61st respectively. In the turnover department the Badgers rank 25th with 11.1 per game. The Badgers allow 60.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 172nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 27.9 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 8.9 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the nation. The Badgers force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in college basketball.
The Wolverines average 72.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -5.7 per contest. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 117.4 and they assist on 53.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 63.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Michigan turns the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.7%. The Wolverines give up 74.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Badgers score 81.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 27.6 points per game. The Badgers have a rating on offense of 116.4 and 54.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Wisconsin turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.5%. The Badgers give up 53.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-11 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-4 against the over/under
Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-5 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 6-7 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Wisconsin
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks Free College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks 100% profit guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks