Michigan at Illinois College Basketball Parlay 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
State Farm Center
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The Michigan Wolverines head to State Farm Center to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 9 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 15-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.3 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 55.6 per contest. Illinois has an overall mark of 4-11. They are averaging 73.4 points per contest and giving up 74.4, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 6-9-0 against the spread this season
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 7-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
01/09/19 F Isaiah Livers Back is questionable Thursday vs Illinois
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
12/01/18 G Tevian Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
Charles Matthews averages 14.2 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%. Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Ayo Dosunmu averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Trent Frazier scores 14.9 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 55.6 points per contest which is 3rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 43rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 79th, and they allow 9.2 assists per game which puts them in 4th place in D-1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in Division 1. Michigan averages 72.9 points per contest, which is 212th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 17.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 87th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 66th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 148th and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Fighting Illini give up 74.4 points per game, which ranks them 246th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 295th and 196th in those defensive statistics. They rank 105th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 280th with 37.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Fighting Illini are 339th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.7 per contest. Illinois is 196th in the country with 73.4 points per contest this season. They are 274th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 165th in the country. They are 281st in the nation in rebounding with 34.1 boards per contest and 144th in assists per game with 14.2. The Fighting Illini are 98th in turnovers per contest with 14.5.
The Wolverines are 57th in the nation in offensive rating with 111. In terms of pace they are 344th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 85th. As a team they are 128th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 178th in Division 1. Michigan is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions.
Illinois is 133rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Fighting Illini are 252nd in the country in offensive rating with 100.1. In terms of pace they are 86th in Division 1 with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 255th. As a team they are 268th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 134th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan -9 and over 135 total points
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