Michigan Wolverines vs Northwestern Wildcats Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/12/2020
Game: Michigan Wolverines vs Northwestern Wildcats
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Northwestern +6
The Michigan Wolverines head to Welsh-Ryan Arena to take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 6 point favorites.
Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 14-9. They currently have a point differential of 6.7 as they are averaging 75.6 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Northwestern has an overall mark of 6-16. They are averaging 65.5 points per contest and giving up 68.2, which is a point differential of -2.7.
Valuable Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 12-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Northwestern Wildcats Betting Trends
The Northwestern Wildcats are 9-11-1 against the spread this season
The Northwestern Wildcats are 10-10-1 against the over/under this year
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Northwestern Wildcats Injuries
01/06/20 G Anthony Gaines Shoulder is out for season
Isaiah Livers comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Zavier Simpson averages 12.9 points per contest in 33.9 minutes per game. He averages 8.2 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Miller Kopp scores 13.5 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Pat Spencer averages 10.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan averages 75.6 points per contest, which is 75th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 69th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 101st in the nation. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 312th with 11.6 per game. The Wolverines allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 167th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 153rd and 106th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Northwestern is 314th in the nation with 65.5 points per contest this season. They are 263rd in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -2.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 215th in the NCAA. They are 270th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.6 boards per contest and 123rd in assists per game with 13.8. The Wildcats are 335th in turnovers per contest with 10.9. The Wildcats give up 68.2 points per game, which ranks them 147th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 133rd and 181st in those defensive statistics. They rank 323rd with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 254th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 17th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per contest this year.
The Wolverines have an offensive rating of 106.4, which is ranked 81st. They are 152nd in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 56th. As a unit they are 87th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 109th in D-1. Michigan is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Northwestern is 314th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 98.6, which is ranked 244th. They are 318th in D-1 in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 281st. As a unit they are 273rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Michigan/Northwestern college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michigan -6
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