Ohio State at Michigan NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/29/2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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The Ohio State Buckeyes travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 10 point favorites.
Ohio State comes into this game with an overall record of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.0 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 65.3 per contest. Michigan has an overall mark of 19-1. They are averaging 71.7 points per contest and giving up 56.5, which is a point differential of 15.2.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 9-9-1 against the over/under
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 7-13-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/07/18 C Micah Potter Transferred is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Jackson averages 12.6 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kaleb Wesson comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 24.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Charles Matthews averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Ignas Brazdeikis averages 15.2 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 35th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 46th and 108th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the NCAA. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in the nation. Ohio State averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 156th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 109th in D-1. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 207th and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 12.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines surrender 56.5 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest, and 95th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 140th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. Michigan is 223rd in the country with 71.7 points per game this year. They are 123rd in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 15.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 139th in the nation. They are 133rd in the country in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game and 195th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Wolverines are 350th in turnovers per game with 9.5.
The Buckeyes are 74th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.8. In terms of pace they are 263rd in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 106th. As a team they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 150th in Division 1. Ohio State is 197th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 345th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 108.6, which is ranked 82nd. They are 334th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 133rd. As a unit they are 167th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 180th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio State/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -10
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