Wisconsin at Michigan NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The Wisconsin Badgers travel to Crisler Center to play the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Michigan as 6.5 point favorites.
Wisconsin comes into this game with an overall record of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 71.4 points per game while giving up 61.0 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 21-2. They are averaging 71.1 points per game and surrendering 57.3, good for a point differential of 13.8.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 14-9-0 against the spread
The Wisconsin Badgers are 10-12-1 against the over/under
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Michigan Wolverines are 8-15-0 against the over/under
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/02/18 G Trevor Anderson Knee is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ethan Happ comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 48%. D'Mitrik Trice averages 13.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Ignas Brazdeikis averages 15.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Jordan Poole averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.0 rebounds per contest and 2.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wisconsin averages 71.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 225th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 59th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 247th and 175th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 350th with 9.3 per game. The Badgers allow 61.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 14th and 40th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 172nd and they give up 9.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in Division 1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 232nd in the country with 71.1 points per game this year. They are 165th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 13.8. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They are 151st in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game, and 191st in assists per contest with 13.4. The Wolverines are 349th in turnovers per game with 9.3. The Wolverines surrender 57.3 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 9.8 assists allowed per contest and 134th with 34.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolverines are 145th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game.
The Badgers are 73rd in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 342nd in the country with 65.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 56th. As a team they are 103rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 258th in Division 1. Wisconsin is 345th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 349th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 95th. They are 325th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 151st. As a unit they are 183rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wisconsin/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan -6.5
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