Michigan at Indiana Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/25/2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to take on the Indiana Hoosiers on Friday, January 25, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 3.5 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 18-1. They currently have a point differential of 14.8 as they are averaging 71.8 points per game while giving up 57.1 per contest. Indiana has an overall record of 12-7. They are averaging 74.2 points per game and surrendering 66.2, good for a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 8-11-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 7-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
11/22/18 F Jerome Hunter Leg is out for season
01/24/19 F Race Thompson Concussion is upgraded to probable Friday vs Michigan
01/22/19 G Devonte Green Suspension is out indefinitely
Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Charles Matthews averages 13.3 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Romeo Langford scores 17.6 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Juwan Morgan averages 16.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 71.8 points per contest, which is 224th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 14.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 118th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 155th and 182nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.5 per game. The Wolverines allow 57.1 points per contest, which is 3rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 33rd and 45th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 81st, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 162nd in the nation with 74.2 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the country in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 7.9. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in the NCAA. They are 187th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 137th in assists per game with 14.2. The Hoosiers are 153rd in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Hoosiers give up 66.2 points per game, which ranks them 53rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 77th and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 162nd with 12.8 dimes allowed per game and 93rd with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hoosiers are 161st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Wolverines are 78th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 130th. As a team they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 193rd in Division 1. Michigan is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions.
Indiana is 100th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Hoosiers have an offensive rating of 106.1, which is ranked 131st. They are 191st in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 43rd. As a unit they are 58th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 322nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Indiana college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -3.5
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