Maryland at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/15/2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
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The Maryland Terrapins head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Monday, January 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 8 point favorites.
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Maryland heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.7 as they are averaging 77.2 points per contest while giving up 66.5 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 76.7 points per game and surrendering 62.6, good for a point differential of 14.2.
Valuable Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-6 against the spread this season
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-6 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-6 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 8-10 against the over/under this year
Key Maryland Terrapins Injuries
12/31/17 F Ivan Bender Knee is out for season
12/28/17 F Justin Jackson Shoulder is out for season
01/11/18 G Dion Wiley Concussion is "?"
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Anthony Cowan averages 15.9 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Kevin Huerter averages 13.9 points per contest in 33.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Charles Matthews scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 54%. Moritz Wagner averages 14.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Maryland averages 77.2 points per contest this year, which is 112th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 48th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 53rd in Division 1. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 56th and 122nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 77th with 14.7 per game. The Terrapins allow 66.5 points per contest, which is 53rd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 102nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 18th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 156th place in college basketball. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 53rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 124th in the country with 76.7 points per contest this season. They are 49th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 14.2. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 86th in Division 1. They are 275th in the country in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 67th in assists per game with 15.8. The Wolverines are 345th in turnovers per contest with 9.9. The Wolverines give up 62.6 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 134th and 189th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 10.7 dimes allowed per game and 49th with 31.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 239th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Terrapins are 59th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.8, and their defensive rating of 96.3 is ranked 71st. In terms of pace they are 265th in the country with 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 53rd. As a team they are 35th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 169th in Division 1. Maryland is 53rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 38th in the nation.
Michigan is 338th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 83rd in the nation. The Wolverines are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 114, and their defensive rating of 93 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 321st in Division 1 with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 30th. As a team they are 55th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Maryland/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Maryland +8
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