Michigan at Wisconsin College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/11/2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Kohl Center to take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 2 point favorites.
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Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 10.2 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 63.4 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall record of 11-15. They are averaging 67.4 points per game and surrendering 66.5, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 14-10 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-15 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 9-14 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 11-11 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/10/18 F Isaiah Livers Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Wisconsin
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/11/17 G Kobe King Knee is out for season
01/29/18 G D'Mitrik Trice Foot is out indefinitely
Moritz Wagner averages 14.4 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 68%. Charles Matthews averages 14 points per contest in 30 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Ethan Happ scores 17.8 points per contest while playing 30.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 56%. Brad Davison averages 11.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.2 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 73.6 points per contest this year, which is 188th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 63rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 125th in Division 1. They average 33.1 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 299th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.5 per game. The Wolverines allow 63.4 points per contest, which is 12th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 165th and 211th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 41st, and they allow 10.5 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in college basketball. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin is 308th in the country with 67.4 points per contest this season. They are 159th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 245th in Division 1. They are 336th in the country in rebounding with 31.3 boards per contest and 228th in assists per game with 12.9. The Badgers are 313th in turnovers per contest with 11.5. The Badgers give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 46th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 284th and 235th in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 9th with 30.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Badgers are 48th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per contest this year.
The Wolverines are 44th in the country in defensive rating with 95.8, and their offensive rating of 111.2 is ranked 56th. They are 336th in college basketball in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 44th. As a unit they are 87th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 50th in D-1. Michigan is 347th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 102nd in the country.
Wisconsin is 230th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 229th in the nation. The Badgers are 174th in the country in offensive rating with 104.6, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 209th. In terms of pace they are 348th in Division 1 with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 181st. As a team they are 191st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 211th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -2
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