Indiana Hoosiers vs. Michigan Wolverines Pick, Odds, Prediction 2/2/14
Michigan Wolverines (16-4) at Indiana Hoosiers (13-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 1:00 pm (Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall)
The Line: Indiana Hoosiers +2 -- Over/Under: 139.5 See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers and the Michigan Wolverines face off on Sunday in Bloomington in Big Ten college basketball.
The Indiana Hoosiers have lost three of their last four games and they are tied for eighth place in the Big Ten standings. IU is 3-5 in the Big 10, 1102 at home this season, and they have played the 57th ranked schedule. Kevin Yogi Ferrell leads the Hoosiers in scoring averaging 17.3 points per game. Noah Vonleh is averaging 11.8 points and 9.3 rebounds, Will Sheehy is averaging 10.2 points, and Jeremy Hollowell is averaging 7.2 points. As a team Indiana is averaging 75.3 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Indiana will need to have a strong February to have nay hope to make the NCAA Tournament.
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The Michigan Wolverines are 8-0 in the Big Ten conference and are in first place in the conference standings. Michigan is 7-3 away from home and they have played the 12th ranked schedule in the nation. Nik Stauskas is the Wolverines leading scorer averaging 18.4 points per game. Glenn Robinson III is averaging 13.3 points, Caris LeVert is averaging 12 points, and Derrick Walton Jr. is averaging 8.6 points. Michigan is averaging 77.2 points and they are shooting 49 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Michigan has been impressive since the start of the New Year.
Indiana is 11-5-1 against the spread following a loss, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games, and 401 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Michigan is 4-1 against the spread following a win, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five games. Michigan is 5-16 -1 against the spread in the last 22 meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one will be on the total which is set at 139.5 and my free pick is on the over. My stronger play will be on who will cover the spread and I will post that pick in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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