Michigan vs Ohio State Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/1/2020
Game: Michigan Wolverines vs Ohio State Buckeyes
Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020
Location: Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio State -3.5
The Michigan Wolverines head to Value City Arena at the Jerome Schottenstein Center to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Sunday, March 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 3.5 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 18-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.6 as they are averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 67.8 per contest. Ohio State has an overall record of 19-9. They are averaging 72.0 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 9.7.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-12-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 15-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 16-11-1 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 11-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/27/20 G Eli Brooks Nose is questionable Sunday vs Ohio State
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out for season
02/27/20 F Alonzo Gaffney Illness is questionable
02/24/20 F Kyle Young Ankle is questionable
01/31/20 G D.J. Carton Academics is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Justice Sueing Foot is out for season
Zavier Simpson averages 13.0 points per contest in 33.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%. Isaiah Livers comes into this game averaging 13.4 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 95%.
Duane Washington Jr. averages 11.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Kaleb Wesson scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 67.8 points per contest which is 131st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 126th and 87th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 198th, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 20th place in D-1. They force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in Division 1. Michigan averages 75.4 points per contest, which is 66th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 52nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 111th in the nation. They average 36.8 boards per contest and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 113th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 336th with 10.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes give up 62.3 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 190th in those defensive statistics. They rank 33rd with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 30th with 31.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Buckeyes are 92nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest. Ohio State is 147th in the country with 72.0 points per contest this season. They are 127th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 9.7. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the country. They are 94th in the nation in rebounding with 37.1 boards per contest and 134th in assists per game with 13.6. The Buckeyes are 184th in turnovers per contest with 13.0.
The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 57th. They are 175th in college basketball in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 54th. As a unit they are 79th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 115th in D-1. Michigan is 338th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State is 113th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes are 51st in the country in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 295th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 53rd. As a team they are 36th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 55th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan +3.5 and over 137 total points
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