Michigan vs Nebraska predictions 1/28/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Michigan Wolverines vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Nebraska +5
The Michigan Wolverines head to Pinnacle Bank Arena to take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 5 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 11-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 76.6 points per game while giving up 69.6 per contest. Nebraska has an overall record of 7-13. They are averaging 72.3 points per game and surrendering 75.2, good for a point differential of -2.9.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 11-9-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 12-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
01/27/20 F Isaiah Livers Groin is questionable Tuesday vs Nebraska
01/27/20 G Zavier Simpson Suspension is out Tuesday vs Nebraska
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Eli Brooks averages 10.8 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%. Jon Teske comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Haanif Cheatham averages 12.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Cam Mack scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 6.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 69.6 points per contest which is 192nd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 204th and 107th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 207th, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in D-1. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 39th in Division 1. Michigan averages 76.6 points per contest, which is 62nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 37th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 120th in the nation. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 330th with 11.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers give up 75.2 points per game, which ranks them 305th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 211th and 96th in those defensive statistics. They rank 281st with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 349th with 45.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Cornhuskers are 191st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest. Nebraska is 149th in the country with 72.3 points per contest this season. They are 271st in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 167th in the country. They are 185th in the nation in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 93rd in assists per game with 14.4. The Cornhuskers are 333rd in turnovers per contest with 11.0.
The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 64th. They are 169th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 46th. As a unit they are 73rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 134th in D-1. Michigan is 332nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Nebraska is 342nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cornhuskers have an offensive rating of 98.2, which is ranked 251st. They are 74th in D-1 in pace with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 238th. As a unit they are 296th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 92nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan -5 and over 148 total points
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