Montana at Michigan NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/21/2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wells Fargo Arena
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The Montana Grizzlies travel to Wells Fargo Arena to play the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday, March 21, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 22.5 point favorites.
Montana heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.4 as they are averaging 76.8 points per contest while giving up 68.3 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 26-5. They are averaging 70.4 points per game and surrendering 58.6, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Valuable Montana Grizzlies Betting Trends
The Montana Grizzlies are 13-18-1 against the spread
The Montana Grizzlies are 19-10-0 against the over/under
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 19-15-0 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-18-0 against the over/under
Key Montana Grizzlies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ahmaad Rorie comes into this contest averaging 15.0 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Sayeed Pridgett averages 15.1 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 61% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Ignas Brazdeikis averages 15.1 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Jordan Poole averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Montana averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 72nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 23rd in the nation. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 275th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 268th with 11.9 per game. The Grizzlies allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 94th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 133rd and 169th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.0 rebounds a game which ranks 14th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 23rd place in Division 1. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 239th in the country with 70.4 points per game this year. They are 139th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 144th in the nation. They are 202nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.0 boards per game, and 129th in assists per contest with 14.0. The Wolverines are 351st in turnovers per game with 8.8. The Wolverines surrender 58.6 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest and 178th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 80th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Grizzlies are 37th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.6. In terms of pace they are 213th in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 8th. As a team they are 12th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 168th in Division 1. Montana is 221st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 349th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 86th. They are 330th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 123rd. As a unit they are 154th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Montana/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -22.5
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