Michigan at Wisconsin College Basketball Game Picks 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Michigan Wolverines head to Kohl Center to take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 1 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 17-0. They currently have a point differential of 17.0 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 56.6 per contest. Wisconsin has an overall mark of 11-6. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 9-8-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 8-9-0 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
01/18/19 F Colin Castleton Illness is questionable Saturday vs Wisconsin
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee is out for season
Ignas Brazdeikis comes into this game averaging 15.6 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Charles Matthews averages 14.1 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Ethan Happ scores 19.4 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 10.4 rebounds per contest and has 4.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 49%. D'Mitrik Trice averages 14.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 73.6 points per contest, which is 187th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 70th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 73rd in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 146th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.4 per game. The Wolverines allow 56.6 points per contest, which is 3rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 38th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 59th, and they allow 9.6 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 145th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin is 179th in the nation with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 37th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the NCAA. They are 257th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 173rd in assists per game with 13.7. The Badgers are 348th in turnovers per contest with 9.5. The Badgers give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 57th and 108th in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 10.2 dimes allowed per game and 102nd with 33.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Badgers are 50th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year.
The Wolverines are 51st in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4. In terms of pace they are 335th in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 73rd. As a team they are 100th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 179th in Division 1. Michigan is 346th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
Wisconsin is 344th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions. The Badgers have an offensive rating of 110.4, which is ranked 61st. They are 338th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 43rd. As a unit they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 246th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Wisconsin college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Michigan -1
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