Michigan vs Rutgers Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/19/2020
Game: Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Rutgers -1.5
The Michigan Wolverines head to Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this game has Rutgers as 1.5 point favorites.
Michigan heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-9. They currently have a point differential of 8.2 as they are averaging 76.2 points per contest while giving up 68.1 per game. Rutgers has an overall record of 18-8. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and surrendering 61.7, good for a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 14-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Trends
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 16-7-2 against the spread this season
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/18/20 F Isaiah Livers Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Rutgers
Key Rutgers Scarlet Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Zavier Simpson averages 12.5 points per contest in 33.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 8.2 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%. Isaiah Livers comes into this game averaging 13.3 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 94%.
Akwasi Yeboah averages 10.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 23.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Ron Harper Jr. scores 11.8 points per contest while playing 27.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines allow 68.1 points per contest which is 141st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 127th and 85th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 188th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in D-1. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Michigan averages 76.2 points per contest, which is 56th in the NCAA. 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 76th in the nation. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 323rd with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Scarlet Knights give up 61.7 points per game, which ranks them 15th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 101st in those defensive statistics. They rank 144th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 120th with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Scarlet Knights are 169th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest. Rutgers is 202nd in the country with 70.5 points per contest this season. They are 115th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 303rd in the country. They are 11th in the nation in rebounding with 40.5 boards per contest and 191st in assists per game with 13.0. The Scarlet Knights are 245th in turnovers per contest with 12.5.
The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 50th. They are 157th in college basketball in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 45th. As a unit they are 53rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 120th in D-1. Michigan is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Rutgers is 245th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Scarlet Knights have an offensive rating of 103.3, which is ranked 134th. They are 256th in D-1 in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 202nd. As a unit they are 240th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan +1.5 and over 134.5 total points
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