North Carolina at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/28/2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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The North Carolina Tar Heels head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 3 point favorites.
North Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 6-1. They currently have a point differential of 23.7 as they are averaging 96.6 points per game while giving up 72.9 per contest. Michigan has an overall mark of 6-0. They are averaging 70.8 points per contest and giving up 48.3, which is a point differential of 22.5.
Valuable North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 4-2-1 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 6-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 3-3-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 2-4-0 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
11/21/18 G Seventh Woods Concussion is expected to miss Las Vegas Invitational Tourney
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cameron Johnson comes into this game averaging 16.4 points per contest while playing 25.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 90%. Coby White averages 15.7 points per contest in 22.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Ignas Brazdeikis scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 25.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Charles Matthews averages 14.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina averages 96.6 points per contest, which is 5th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 23.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 46.6 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 208th with 13.3 per game. The Tar Heels allow 72.9 points per contest, which is 214th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 117th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they allow 12.0 assists per game which puts them in 121st place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 257th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 264th in the nation with 70.8 points per contest this season. They are 192nd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 22.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 214th in the NCAA. They are 46th in D-1 in rebounding with 41.0 boards per contest and 105th in assists per game with 15.0. The Wolverines are 343rd in turnovers per contest with 9.0. The Wolverines give up 48.3 points per game, which ranks them 1st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 33% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 35th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 9.0 dimes allowed per game and 142nd with 34.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 184th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Tar Heels have an offensive rating of 122.2, which is ranked 9th. They are 11th in college basketball in pace with 79 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 46th. As a unit they are 38th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 297th in D-1. North Carolina is 290th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 340th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 132nd. They are 337th in D-1 in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 197th. As a unit they are 211th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 156th in the country.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina +3
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