Minnesota at Michigan NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 1/22/2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 12.5 point favorites.
Minnesota comes into this game with an overall record of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 4.8 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 69.6 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 17-1. They are averaging 72.6 points per game and surrendering 57.1, good for a point differential of 15.5.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 9-8-1 against the over/under
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-11-0 against the over/under
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Amir Coffey comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Jordan Murphy averages 14.6 points per game in 30.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 12.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Ignas Brazdeikis averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Charles Matthews averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 162nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 207th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 296th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 232nd with 12.8 per game. The Golden Gophers allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 179th and 265th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 125th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 57th place in Division 1. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 210th in the country with 72.6 points per game this year. They are 81st in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.5. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 85th in the nation. They are 150th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 159th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Wolverines are 347th in turnovers per game with 9.7. The Wolverines surrender 57.1 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 34th and 44th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest and 63rd with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 139th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per game.
The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 106, which is ranked 136th. They are 183rd in college basketball in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 277th. As a unit they are 254th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 337th in D-1. Minnesota is 260th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 344th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 109.7, which is ranked 70th. They are 335th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 91st. As a unit they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Minnesota/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -12.5
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