Michigan vs. Nebraska - 1/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nebraska Cornhuskers (12-7) at Michigan Wolverines (12-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Crisler Center)
The Line: Michigan Wolverines -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Nebraska Cornhuskers and Michigan Wolverines play Tuesday night at the Crisler Center.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers have won six of their last nine games and play their sixth true road game. On the season, Nebraska is averaging 65.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting and is allowing 61.4 points on 38 percent shooting. Terran Petteway is averaging 19.6 points and 2.5 assists while Shavon Shields is averaging 16.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. Walter Pitchford is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Benny Parker is dishing 2.1 assists. The Nebraska Cornhuskers are a defensive team that’s allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and have given up 49 or less points in three of their last five games. Offensively, Nebraska is shooting 71.8 percent from the line and 30.5 percent from beyond the arc. Nebraska is 1-4 SU on the road.
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The Michigan Wolverines have won six of their last nine games and look for their sixth Big Ten win. On the season, Michigan is averaging 63.4 points on 40.6 percent shooting and is allowing 61.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Zak Irvin is averaging 13.6 points and 3.9 rebounds while Derrick Walton Jr. is averaging 10.7 points and three assists. Ricky Doyle is grabbing three rebounds and Spike Albrecht is dishing 3.2 assists. The Michigan Wolverines are a defensive team that’s allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or less points in nine of their last 10 games. Offensively, Michigan is shooting 74.1 percent from the line and 35.4 percent from beyond the arc. Michigan is 9-4 SU on its home court.
The Cornhuskers are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wolverines are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games and 36-17-1 ATS in their last 54 games following a S.U. loss.
You guys know I really like this Nebraska team and backing them recently has really paid off. It' was hard to trust Michigan regardless but without its top player, it's even harder. I look for the Cornhuskers to pull off the upset here and get a much needed road win.