Michigan at Michigan State NCAA Parlay 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Breslin Student Events Center to take on the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 3.5 point favorites.
Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 26-4. They currently have a point differential of 12.4 as they are averaging 70.7 points per contest while giving up 58.3 per game. Michigan State has an overall mark of 24-6. They are averaging 79.9 points per contest and giving up 66.0, which is a point differential of 13.9.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 17-13-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 21-9-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan State Spartans are 12-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
03/08/19 G Charles Matthews Ankle is doubtful Saturday vs Michigan State
Key Michigan State Spartans Injuries
03/08/19 G Kyle Ahrens Back is questionable Saturday vs Michigan
02/17/19 F Nick Ward Hand is out indefinitely
01/07/19 G Joshua Langford Ankle is out for season
Jordan Poole averages 12.9 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%. Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Matt McQuaid averages 9.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Cassius Winston scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 7.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 58.3 points per contest which is 3rd in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 161st, and they allow 9.7 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in D-1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in Division 1. Michigan averages 70.7 points per contest, which is 235th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 145th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 137th in the nation. They average 35.5 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 174th and 181st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 351st with 9.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spartans give up 66.0 points per game, which ranks them 47th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.2 dimes allowed per game and 73rd with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Spartans are 12th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 10.6 per contest. Michigan State is 37th in the country with 79.9 points per contest this season. They are 13th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 13.9. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 17th in the country. They are 5th in the nation in rebounding with 41.2 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 19.4. The Spartans are 178th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Wolverines are 84th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 332nd in the country with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 136th. As a team they are 157th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 136th in Division 1. Michigan is 348th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan State is 183rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Spartans are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 115. In terms of pace they are 200th in Division 1 with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 14th. As a team they are 10th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 204th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan +3.5 and over 134.5 total points
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