Iowa at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/14/2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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The Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 11 point favorites.
Iowa heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-15. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 80.1 points per contest while giving up 78.5 per game. Michigan has an overall mark of 20-7. They are averaging 74.0 points per contest and giving up 63.7, which is a point differential of 10.3.
Valuable Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 9-12 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 15-8 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 15-10 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-15 against the over/under this year
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/28/17 G Connor McCaffery Mouth is out indefinitely
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/13/18 F Isaiah Livers Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Iowa
Tyler Cook averages 15.4 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 66%. Jordan Bohannon averages 13.6 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Moritz Wagner averages 14.6 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Charles Matthews averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa averages 80.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 48th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 57th in the country. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game, which ranks them 67th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 174th with 13.1 per game. The Hawkeyes allow 78.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 312th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 280th and 273rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 15.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 323rd place in college basketball. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 50th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 179th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 49th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 111th in college basketball. They are 300th in the nation in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game, and 100th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Wolverines are 350th in turnovers per game with 9.4. The Wolverines surrender 63.7 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest and 30th with 31.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 160th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game this season.
The Hawkeyes are 50th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 311th. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 56th. As a team they are 74th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 260th in Division 1. Iowa is 216th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 276th in the nation.
Michigan is 347th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 114th in the nation. The Wolverines are 45th in the country in offensive rating with 111.9, and their defensive rating of 96.4 is ranked 47th. In terms of pace they are 338th in Division 1 with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 36th. 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 53rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Iowa/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan -11
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