Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan Wolverines Predictions, Expert College Basketball Picks 2/16/2020
Game: Indiana Hoosiers vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan -7
The Indiana Hoosiers head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 7 point favorites.
Indiana comes into this game with an overall record of 16-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 73.0 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 15-9. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Indiana Hoosiers Betting Trends
The Indiana Hoosiers are 11-13-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Hoosiers are 12-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Hoosiers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Trayce Jackson-Davis comes into this game averaging 14.0 points per contest while playing 28.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Justin Smith averages 11.1 points per contest in 30.7 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 5.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Isaiah Livers scores 13.4 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 94%. Jon Teske averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.6 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 73.0 points per contest, which is 129th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 99th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 217th in the nation. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 13.4 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 154th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 155th with 13.5 per game. The Hoosiers allow 67.3 points per contest, which is 125th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 134th and 174th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.8 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 168th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 124th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 68th in the nation with 75.7 points per contest this season. They are 62nd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 100th in the NCAA. They are 99th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 35th in assists per game with 15.2. The Wolverines are 317th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Wolverines give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 146th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 124th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 10.4 dimes allowed per game and 224th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 25th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per contest this year.
The Hoosiers are 106th in the nation in offensive rating with 105. In terms of pace they are 195th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 166th. As a team they are 141st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 314th in Division 1. Indiana is 169th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 323rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines are 77th in the country in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 151st in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 57th. As a team they are 82nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 118th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Indiana/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +7
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