Nebraska vs Michigan Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 3/5/2020
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan -16.5
The Nebraska Cornhuskers head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 16.5 point favorites.
Nebraska comes into this game with an overall record of 7-22. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 70.3 points per game while giving up 76.6 per contest. Michigan has an overall record of 18-11. They are averaging 75.0 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 17-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-13-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
02/16/20 G Matej Kavas Hand is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dachon Burke averages 12.1 points per contest in 28.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 3.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%. Haanif Cheatham comes into this game averaging 12.6 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Zavier Simpson averages 13.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 7.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 60%. Jon Teske scores 11.7 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cornhuskers allow 76.6 points per contest which is 320th in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 246th and 143rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.2 rebounds a game which ranks 349th, and they allow 14.7 assists per game which puts them in 308th place in D-1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in Division 1. Nebraska averages 70.3 points per contest, which is 206th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 303rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 229th in the nation. They average 35.2 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 179th and 94th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 300th with 11.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines give up 68.1 points per game, which ranks them 138th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 127th and 121st in those defensive statistics. They rank 22nd with 10.1 dimes allowed per game and 195th with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 16th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest. Michigan is 75th in the country with 75.0 points per contest this season. They are 48th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 135th in the country. They are 117th in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per contest and 49th in assists per game with 14.8. The Wolverines are 337th in turnovers per contest with 10.8.
The Cornhuskers are 308th in the nation in offensive rating with 95.2. In terms of pace they are 51st in the country with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 281st. As a team they are 334th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 105th in Division 1. Nebraska is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines are 66th in the country in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 186th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 53rd. As a team they are 79th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 134th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Nebraska +16.5 and over 149 total points
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