Houston at Michigan College Basketball Parlay 3/17/2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Intrust Bank Arena
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The Houston Cougars head to Intrust Bank Arena to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 5 point favorites.
Houston heads into this matchup with a mark of 27-7. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 77.1 points per contest while giving up 64.9 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 29-7. They are averaging 74.1 points per game and surrendering 63.1, good for a point differential of 11.0.
Valuable Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 18-11 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 10-15 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 23-11 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 14-16 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
03/15/18 G Wes VanBeck Hand is "?" Saturday vs Michigan
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Corey Davis Jr. averages 13.4 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 3.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Robert Gray Jr. averages 19.2 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Charles Matthews averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 57%. Moritz Wagner scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 64.9 points per contest which is 20th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 48th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 38th, and they allow 10.9 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 195th in the nation. Houston averages 77.1 points per contest this year, which is 81st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 89th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 34th in college basketball. They average 38.5 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 35th and 106th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 259th with 12.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines give up 63.1 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 100th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 60th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 163rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per contest this year. Michigan is 166th in Division 1 with 74.1 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 11.0. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 86th in D-1. They are 278th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.4 boards per contest and 101st in assists per game with 14.7. The Wolverines are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.3.
The Cougars are 31st in the nation in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 94.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 232nd in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 78th. As a team they are 84th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 163rd in Division 1. Houston is 270th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 8th in the nation.
Michigan is 346th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 47th in the nation. The Wolverines are 38th in the country in offensive rating with 111.9, and their defensive rating of 95.3 is ranked 18th. In terms of pace they are 330th in Division 1 with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 38th. As a team they are 75th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston +5 and under 134 total points
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