Michigan at Michigan State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Breslin Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan State as 10.5 point favorites.
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Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 76.4 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. Michigan State has an overall mark of 16-2. They are averaging 85.9 points per contest and giving up 63.0, which is a point differential of 22.9.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-6 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-10 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 11-7 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
11/08/17 G Kyle Ahrens Foot is out indefinitely
Charles Matthews averages 15.6 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 53%. Moritz Wagner averages 13.9 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Miles Bridges scores 16.5 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 7.5 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Nick Ward averages 14.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 20 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 76.4 points per contest this year, which is 130th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 89th in Division 1. They average 33.9 boards per contest and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 270th and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 344th with 10.1 per game. The Wolverines allow 62.1 points per contest, which is 12th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 130th and 209th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 52nd, and they allow 10.6 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in college basketball. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan State is 18th in the country with 85.9 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the nation in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 22.9. They shoot 42% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in Division 1. They are 4th in the country in rebounding with 43.0 boards per contest and 1st in assists per game with 21.5. The Spartans are 150th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Spartans give up 63.0 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 135th in those defensive statistics. They rank 75th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 30.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 62nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Wolverines are 25th in the country in defensive rating with 92.4, and their offensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 37th. They are 326th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 23rd. As a unit they are 54th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 48th in D-1. Michigan is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 80th in the country.
Michigan State is 164th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 41%, which is 1st in Division 1. The Spartans are 10th in the nation in defensive rating with 88.9, and their offensive rating of 121.2 is ranked 5th. They are 196th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 6th. As a unit they are 5th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Michigan State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan +10.5
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