Wisconsin vs Michigan Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/27/2020
Game: Wisconsin Badgers vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Michigan -6.5
The Wisconsin Badgers head to Crisler Center to take on the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The opening line for this game has Michigan as 6.5 point favorites.
Wisconsin heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 66.9 points per contest while giving up 62.2 per game. Michigan has an overall record of 18-9. They are averaging 75.4 points per game and surrendering 67.3, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Wisconsin Badgers Betting Trends
The Wisconsin Badgers are 13-13-1 against the spread this season
The Wisconsin Badgers are 13-13-1 against the over/under this year
Important Michigan Wolverines Betting Trends
The Michigan Wolverines are 16-11-0 against the spread this season
The Michigan Wolverines are 14-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Wisconsin Badgers Injuries
12/21/19 C Joe Hedstrom Knee is out for season
11/05/19 C Owen Hamilton Back is out indefinitely
01/29/20 G Kobe King Left Team is out for season
Key Michigan Wolverines Injuries
No key injuries to report
D'Mitrik Trice averages 9.7 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 4.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Nate Reuvers comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per night. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Zavier Simpson averages 12.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes 8.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Isaiah Livers scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 95%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Badgers allow 62.2 points per contest which is 18th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 224th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 140th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 74th place in D-1. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in Division 1. Wisconsin averages 66.9 points per contest, which is 289th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 251st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 33.9 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 259th and 240th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 345th with 10.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolverines give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 118th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 106th and 54th in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 223rd with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolverines are 16th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.2 per contest. Michigan is 67th in the country with 75.4 points per contest this season. They are 60th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 115th in the country. They are 97th in the nation in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 41st in assists per game with 15.0. The Wolverines are 333rd in turnovers per contest with 10.9.
The Badgers are 135th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.4. In terms of pace they are 343rd in the country with 64.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 164th. As a team they are 156th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. Wisconsin is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions.
Michigan is 337th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Wolverines are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they are 175th in Division 1 with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 57th. As a team they are 80th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 115th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Wisconsin +6.5 and over 130.5 total points
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