Saturday, January 14, 2017
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The Nebraska Cornhuskers travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, January 14, 2017.
The Cornhuskers come into this game with an overall record of 9-7 and a road record of 2-2. They are 8-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-8. The Wolverines have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 10-4 and they are 4-10 against the spread.
Tai Webster comes into this contest averaging 17.7 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cornhuskers. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Glynn Watson Jr. averages 14.6 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Nebraska. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Zak Irvin averages 13.8 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Wolverines. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Derrick Walton averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Nebraska averages 71.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 199th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 278th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 61st and 288th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 159th with 13.3 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 167th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 169th and 302nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 287th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in Division 1.
Michigan averages 74.4 points per game this year which ranks them 134th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 44th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 73rd in the nation. They average 30.4 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per contest which ranks them 335th and 118th respectively. In the turnover department the Wolverines rank 1st with 9.1 per game. The Wolverines allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc ranking them 269th and 347th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 39th place in the nation. The Wolverines force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in college basketball.
The Cornhuskers average 69.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 101.2 and they assist on 45.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Nebraska turns the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.1%. The Cornhuskers give up 74.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolverines score 75.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.4 points per game. The Wolverines have a rating on offense of 116.5 and 53.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 63.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 56%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Michigan turns it over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.2%. The Wolverines give up 59.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 8-6 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 6-8 against the over/under
Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-10 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-4 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
12/28/16 G Anton Gill Knee out for season
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
01/11/17 F Edward Morrow Foot out indefinitely
01/08/17 F Isaiah Roby Back "?" Sunday vs. Northwestern
Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan
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