Michigan at Iowa College Basketball Betting Tips 2/1/2019
Friday, February 1, 2019
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday, February 1, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 3 point favorites.
Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.2 as they are averaging 71.4 points per contest while giving up 56.1 per game. Iowa has an overall record of 16-5. They are averaging 82.2 points per game and surrendering 73.6, good for a point differential of 8.7.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 10-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
12/18/18 F Cordell Pemsl Knee is out for season
11/11/18 G CJ Fredrick Redshirt is out for season
11/11/18 F Jack Nunge Redshirt is out for season
Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 15.1 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Charles Matthews averages 12.9 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Tyler Cook scores 16.6 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Luka Garza averages 14.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 23.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 71.4 points per contest, which is 233rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 133rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 136th in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 149th and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.5 per game. The Wolverines allow 56.1 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 18th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 99th, and they allow 9.7 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa is 30th in the nation with 82.2 points per contest this season. They are 48th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 61st in the NCAA. They are 164th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 22nd in assists per game with 16.9. The Hawkeyes are 263rd in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Hawkeyes give up 73.6 points per game, which ranks them 235th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 224th and 58th in those defensive statistics. They rank 328th with 15.9 dimes allowed per game and 96th with 33.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawkeyes are 163rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Wolverines are 81st in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 337th in the country with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 136th. As a team they are 165th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 156th in Division 1. Michigan is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa is 272nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hawkeyes are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 114.9. In terms of pace they are 99th in Division 1 with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 37th. As a team they are 13th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 132nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Iowa college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Michigan -3
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