Indiana at Michigan College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
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The Indiana Hoosiers head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 8 point favorites.
Indiana heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-2. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 78.5 points per contest while giving up 64.1 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 14-0. They are averaging 72.8 points per game and surrendering 55.1, good for a point differential of 17.7.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-7-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 4-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 4-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
12/03/18 F Race Thompson Concussion is out indefinitely
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out indefinitely
01/05/19 F Jake Forrester Illness is questionable Sunday vs Michigan
01/02/19 G Rob Phinisee Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
01/05/19 F Isaiah Livers Back is questionable Sunday vs Indiana U
Romeo Langford comes into this game averaging 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.1 points per contest in 28.9 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 7.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 68% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Ignas Brazdeikis scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Charles Matthews averages 13.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 78.5 points per contest, which is 83rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 107th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 160th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 93rd with 14.6 per game. The Hoosiers allow 64.1 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 38th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 75th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 133rd place in the country. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 215th in the nation with 72.8 points per contest this season. They are 104th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 17.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 54th in the NCAA. They are 135th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.9 boards per contest and 137th in assists per game with 14.4. The Wolverines are 347th in turnovers per contest with 9.5. The Wolverines give up 55.1 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 37th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 9.4 dimes allowed per game and 76th with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 164th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year.
The Hoosiers are 92nd in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 116th in the country with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 9th. As a team they are 16th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 323rd in Division 1. Indiana is 62nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 343rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 110, which is ranked 71st. They are 338th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 90th. As a unit they are 131st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 164th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana +8
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