Michigan at Northwestern College Basketball Parlay 12/4/2018
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Welsh-Ryan Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 5 point favorites.
Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-0. They currently have a point differential of 21.4 as they are averaging 73.1 points per contest while giving up 51.8 per game. Northwestern has an overall record of 6-2. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 61.9, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 3-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 5-3-0 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 3-4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
11/09/18 F Aaron Falzon Ankle is out indefinitely
Charles Matthews averages 14.6 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 27.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Dererk Pardon averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Vic Law scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 51.8 points per contest which is 1st in the country. They also surrender a 34% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 82nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 180th, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 29th place in D-1. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 118th in Division 1. Michigan averages 73.1 points per contest, which is 214th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 21.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 116th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 83rd in the nation. They average 39.5 boards per contest and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 67th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 347th with 9.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 61.9 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 151st and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 10.8 dimes allowed per game and 18th with 29.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 283rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. Northwestern is 206th in the country with 73.6 points per contest this season. They are 222nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 232nd in the country. They are 239th in the nation in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 14.6. The Wildcats are 195th in turnovers per contest with 13.3.
The Wolverines are 79th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.2. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 103rd. As a team they are 136th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 123rd in Division 1. Michigan is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions.
Northwestern is 177th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 146th in the country in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 273rd in Division 1 with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 220th. As a team they are 186th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 168th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan -5 and over 129.5 total points
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