Minnesota at Michigan NCAA Parlay 3/16/2019
Saturday, March 16, 2019
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The Minnesota Golden Gophers head to United Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 10 point favorites.
Minnesota heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and surrendering 58.7, good for a point differential of 11.9.
Valuable Minnesota Golden Gophers Betting Trends
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 17-16-0 against the spread this season
The Minnesota Golden Gophers are 13-17-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 18-14-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Minnesota Golden Gophers Injuries
11/08/18 G Marcus Carr Eligibility is out indefinitely
03/05/19 F Eric Curry Foot is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jordan Murphy averages 14.9 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 11.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%. Amir Coffey comes into this game averaging 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jordan Poole averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.0 rebounds per game and dishes 2.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Ignas Brazdeikis scores 15.0 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.2 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Gophers allow 69.0 points per contest which is 112th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 143rd and 145th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 150th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 139th place in D-1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in Division 1. Minnesota averages 71.5 points per contest, which is 207th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 210th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 275th in the nation. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 78th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 259th with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines give up 58.7 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 19th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 186th with 34.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 95th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest. Michigan is 237th in the country with 70.5 points per contest this season. They are 146th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.9. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 144th in the country. They are 196th in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 154th in assists per game with 13.7. The Wolverines are 351st in turnovers per contest with 8.9.
The Golden Gophers have an offensive rating of 104.3, which is ranked 161st. They are 235th in college basketball in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 287th. As a unit they are 268th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 344th in D-1. Minnesota is 257th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 348th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 90th. They are 326th in D-1 in pace with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 134th. As a unit they are 162nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 139th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota +10 and under 136 total points
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