Michigan vs Purdue Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Michigan Wolverines vs Purdue Boilermakers
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, IN
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Purdue -1.5
The Michigan Wolverines head to Mackey Arena to take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Purdue as 1.5 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 17-9. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 67.5 per contest. Purdue has an overall record of 14-13. They are averaging 68.5 points per game and surrendering 62.3, good for a point differential of 6.1.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 15-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 11-15-1 against the spread this season
The Purdue Boilermakers are 13-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/21/20 F Isaiah Livers Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
11/08/19 F Mason Gillis Redshirt is out for season
11/08/19 G Brandon Newman Redshirt is out for season
Isaiah Livers comes into this game averaging 13.3 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 94%. Zavier Simpson averages 12.6 points per contest in 33.4 minutes per game. He averages 8.0 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Trevion Williams scores 11.2 points per contest while playing 21.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 45%. Eric Hunter Jr. averages 10.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.2 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 75.6 points per contest, which is 64th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 46th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 37.0 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 104th and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 325th with 11.2 per game. The Wolverines allow 67.5 points per contest, which is 126th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 116th and 63rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 23rd place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Purdue is 259th in the nation with 68.5 points per contest this season. They are 243rd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 110th in the NCAA. They are 143rd in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 125th in assists per game with 13.7. The Boilermakers are 318th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Boilermakers give up 62.3 points per game, which ranks them 24th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 97th and 75th in those defensive statistics. They rank 216th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 46th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Boilermakers are 200th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.4, which is ranked 54th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 44th. As a unit they are 58th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 114th in D-1. Michigan is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Purdue is 314th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Boilermakers have an offensive rating of 103.9, which is ranked 126th. They are 342nd in D-1 in pace with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 235th. As a unit they are 281st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 211th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Purdue college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Michigan +1.5
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