UC Riverside at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2017
Sunday, November 26, 2017
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The UC Riverside Highlanders head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Sunday, November 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 20.5 point favorites.
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UC Riverside comes into this game with an overall record of 2-2. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 73.3 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 5-1. They are averaging 77.3 points per game and surrendering 63.2, good for a point differential of 14.2.
Valuable UC Riverside Highlanders Betting Trends
The UC Riverside Highlanders are 1-2 against the spread this season
The UC Riverside Highlanders are 2-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Key UC Riverside Highlanders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alex Larsson averages 14 points per contest while playing 25.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 63%. Dikymbe Martin averages 13.8 points per contest in 36 minutes per game this year. He averages 4 assists per game and 5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Charles Matthews scores 16.7 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 55%. Moritz Wagner averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.3 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
UC Riverside averages 73.8 points per contest this year, which is 212th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 221st. From 3-point territory they shoot 24%, which is good for 347th in Division 1. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 196th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 17.8 per game. The Highlanders allow 73.3 points per contest, which is 196th in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 47th and 83rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.0 rebounds a game which ranks 343rd, and they allow 11.5 assists per game which puts them in 99th place in college basketball. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 160th in the country with 77.3 points per contest this season. They are 61st in the nation in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 184th in Division 1. They are 317th in the country in rebounding with 31.8 boards per contest and 113th in assists per game with 15.3. The Wolverines are 345th in turnovers per contest with 8.8. The Wolverines give up 63.2 points per game, which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 228th and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 32nd with 9.7 dimes allowed per game and 49th with 31.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 169th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Highlanders are 302nd in the nation in offensive rating with 93.4, and their defensive rating of 92.7 is ranked 96th. In terms of pace they are 21st in the country with 78.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 292nd. As a team they are 285th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 323rd in Division 1. UC Riverside is 52nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 32nd in the nation.
Michigan is 340th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 221st in the nation. The Wolverines are 23rd in the country in offensive rating with 119.9, and their defensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 169th. In terms of pace they are 346th in Division 1 with 64.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 48th. As a team they are 65th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 51st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UC Riverside/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take UC Riverside +20.5
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