Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines Prediction, 2/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Michigan Wolverines
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI
The Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-15) are en route to Crisler Center on Tuesday where they will play the Michigan Wolverines (10-8).
The Nebraska Cornhuskers stepped onto the hardwood against Rutgers and ended up losing by a score of 63-61 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Cornhuskers walked away with 18 and Rutgers finished the game with 21 personal fouls. They also knocked down 3 out of their 19 shots from downtown. Rutgers went 82.4% when shooting free throws by making 14 of their 17 attempts. Moreover, Rutgers snagged 36 boards (6 offensive, 30 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Rutgers recorded 10 dimes and had 10 steals in this game. Regarding the defense, Nebraska allowed the other team to go 38.3% from the floor on 23 out of 60 shooting. They also doled out 9 assists in this contest while forcing 11 turnovers and earning 4 steals. In relation to rebounding, they collected a total of 40 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Cornhuskers converted 21 of 29 attempts for a percentage of 72.4%. Nebraska ended the game having earned a 29.3% FG percentage (17 of 58) and converted 6 of their 20 shots from downtown.
Bryce McGowens is a guy who was a factor for the game. He finished the game at 35.3% from the field and also earned 2 assists. He was on the court for 38 mins and also snagged 7 boards. He left the arena with 29 points on 6 of 17 shooting.
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Nebraska will enter this contest with a mark of 6-15 for the season. They average 72.3 pts per contest (161st in Division 1) while shooting 42.7% from the field. The Cornhuskers are hitting 30.0% on 3-point shots (146 of 487) and 71.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Nebraska is pulling in 34.1 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 274 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 160th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 13.0 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 17.5 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Cornhuskers are forcing 14.8 turnovers every game and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 308th in Division 1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 304 surrendered on the season. The Cornhuskers are allowing a field goal percentage of 43.7% (590 of 1,349) and they concede 42.6 boards per contest as a unit. They are giving up 35.6% on shots from distance and they are 341st in college basketball in PPG allowed (78.0).
The last time they took the court, the Michigan Wolverines took a loss by a score of 83-67 against Michigan State. With respect to attacking the glass, Michigan permitted Michigan State to pull down 32 overall (6 offensive). They finished 50.0% from downtown by shooting 9 out of 18 and ended up shooting 12 of 15 from the charity stripe (80.0%). The Wolverines allowed Michigan State to make 31 of 56 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 55.4% in this game. When the final whistle was blown, the Wolverines finished shooting 23 out of 62 from the field which gave them a percentage of 37.1%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Michigan buried 3 of their 19 attempts (15.8%). They were able to make 18 of them for a rate of 72.0%. Michigan State had 23 fouls in this game which took the Wolverines to the charity stripe for a total of 25 attempts. They also gave up possession 13 times, while recording 7 steals in the matchup. The Wolverines were able to collect 19 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 31 for this contest.
Hunter Dickinson pitched in for the Wolverines in the matchup. He converted 8 of 19 for the matchup for a rate of 42.1%, and totaled 6 rebounds. He earned 25 points in his 34 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 1 assist in this game.
Michigan has a record of 10-8 so far this season. The Wolverines are committing 15.9 fouls per contest and they hit 69.0% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.8 times per game (143rd in the nation) and they are giving up possession 12.4 times per contest. Michigan has accounted for 1,301 points for the campaign (72.3 per contest) and they pull down 36.8 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Wolverines are connecting on 47.4% from the field, which has them ranked 38th in the nation.
The Wolverines defensively are ranked 148th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 67.6. They are able to force 10.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 42.5% from the floor (166th in the country). The Michigan defense allows 31.0% on shots from 3-point land (122 of 394) and their opponents are connecting on 71.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 10.8 dimes and 30.5 boards per game, which is 53rd and 21st in those categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Michigan
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