Ohio State vs Michigan Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Ohio State Buckeyes vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan -2
The Ohio State Buckeyes head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 2 point favorites.
Ohio State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-7. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 72.8 points per contest while giving up 61.3 per game. Michigan has an overall mark of 13-8. They are averaging 76.3 points per contest and giving up 69.2, which is a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 12-9-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 7-14-0 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-10-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/05/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out for season
01/31/20 G D.J. Carton Personal is out indefinitely
01/15/20 F Justice Sueing Foot is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
02/03/20 F Isaiah Livers Groin is questionable Tuesday vs Ohio State
Kaleb Wesson comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Duane Washington Jr. averages 10.8 points per contest in 22.9 minutes per game. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 2.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Jon Teske scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Eli Brooks averages 11.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio State averages 72.8 points per contest, which is 136th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 83rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 18th in the nation. They average 37.6 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 88th and 82nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 158th with 13.5 per game. The Buckeyes allow 61.3 points per contest, which is 20th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 187th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they allow 10.1 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the country. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 105th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Michigan is 62nd in the nation with 76.3 points per contest this season. They are 36th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 112th in the NCAA. They are 149th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 36th in assists per game with 15.3. The Wolverines are 311th in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Wolverines give up 69.2 points per game, which ranks them 174th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 178th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 232nd with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 45th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year.
The Buckeyes have an offensive rating of 108.2, which is ranked 54th. They are 285th in college basketball in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 46th. As a unit they are 39th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 64th in D-1. Ohio State is 105th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 307th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines are 73rd in the country in offensive rating with 107. In terms of pace they are 146th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 38th. As a team they are 55th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 124th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio State/Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio State +2
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