Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 11/29/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2020
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
TV: Big Ten Network
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (+27.5)
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (0-3) go to Crisler Center on Sunday where they'll take on the Michigan Wolverines (1-0). The odds on this game have Michigan as 27.5-point favorites. The total is set at 150.5.
Oakland will play this game with a mark of 0-3 so far this season. The Golden Grizzlies are connecting on 23.9% on three-point shots (21 of 88) and 66.1% from the free throw line. They average 54.0 points per contest (218th in Division 1) while shooting 27.5% from the floor. They cough up possession 16.0 times per game and as a unit are committing 12.0 fouls per game. As a unit, Oakland is pulling down 35.0 boards per game and has accounted for 22 dimes on the season, which ranks 92nd in D-1 in terms of passing. On the defensive end, the Golden Grizzlies are able to force 15.3 turnovers per game while drawing 17.3 personal fouls. They rank 348th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 81 conceded for the campaign. The Golden Grizzlies defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 52.9% (100 of 189) and they relinquish 44.3 rebounds per contest as a squad. They are surrendering 44.3% on shots from downtown while they are 318th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (85.0).
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies took the court against the Bradley Braves and ended up losing by a score of 74-60 in their last contest. Oakland walked away from the contest having earned a 29.0% field goal percentage (18 out of 62) and made 12 of their 34 shots from beyond the perimeter. When shot from the charity stripe, the Golden Grizzlies made 12 of their 21 tries for a rate of 57.1%. Pertaining to hauling in boards, they earned 33 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 9 dimes in the matchup while getting 14 steals and 2 blocks. In reference to defense, Oakland allowed the other team to shoot 29.0% from the field on 18 out of 62. Bradley doled out 22 assists and 9 steals for this contest. Additionally, the Braves totaled 40 rebounds (5 offensive, 35 defensive) and had 2 blocked shots. Bradley went 46.2% from the charity stripe by burying 6 of 13 attempts. They buried 10 out of their 21 attempts from 3-point land.
Jalen Moore is a player who saw a lot of action in the game. He notched 17 points on 5 out of 17 shooting. He played for 38 mins and also totaled 3 rebounds. Moore finished the contest at 29.4% from the floor and also dished out 5 dimes. One more player that saw the court a lot in this matchup for the Golden Grizzlies was Zion Young. He grabbed 4 boards and also tallied 2 dimes. He ended up going 27.3% from the floor in this contest by shooting 3-of-11 (9 points). When the final whistle was blown, Young was on the court for 30 min.
Michigan has a record of 1-0 this season. Michigan has earned 96 pts on the season and they average 44 rebounds per contest. The Wolverines are committing 16 fouls every game and they go 76.9% from the charity stripe. When it comes to offensive execution, the Wolverines are shooting 54.1% from the floor, which has them ranked 22nd in college hoops. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 23 times per game (11th in the nation) and they turn it over 10 times per game. The Wolverines defensively are ranked 305th in college basketball in points given up per game with 82.0. They are able to force 6.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 37.1% from the field (175th in college basketball). The Michigan defense allows 41.4% on 3-pointers (12 of 29) and their opponents are connecting on 81.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They allow 12 assists and 34 boards per game, which ranks them 239th and 225th in the country.
In their last game, the Michigan Wolverines got the victory with a final of 96-82 against the Bowling Green Falcons. The Wolverines corralled 33 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 42 for the matchup. They turned away 3 shots while getting 3 steals in this game. The Falcons committed 24 fouls for this contest which took the Wolverines to the free throw line for 26 attempts. They were able to make 20 of those for a percentage of 76.9%. When discussing three-point shots, Michigan buried 10 out of 27 attempts (37.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Wolverines finished the game shooting 33 for 61 from the field which gave them a rate of 54.1%. The Wolverines permitted the Falcons to bury 26 of 70 attempts from the floor which left them with a rate of 37.1% for the game. They finished the game shooting 41.4% from three-point range by going 12 out of 29 and finished the contest at 18 of 22 at the charity stripe (81.8%). In reference to team rebounding, Michigan allowed Bowling Green to collect 32 in total (10 on the offensive side).
Isaiah Livers played a lot for the Wolverines for this contest. He knocked down 7 of 14 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which had him sitting at 17 points. Livers totaled 9 boards in his 35 minutes played and accumulated 3 dimes in the game. Another guy that ended up playing a role for Michigan was Mike Smith. He left the arena with 16 points in 32 minutes on the court by way of 4 of 6 from the floor in the game. Smith wrapped this one up going 66.7% from the field while also totaling 8 assists and 3 rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Michigan (-27.5) and under 150.5 points
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