Connecticut vs. Michigan - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan Wolverines (2-1) at Connecticut Huskies (3-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort)
The Line: Connecticut Huskies -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UConn Huskies and Michigan Wolverines square off Wednesday night at the Imperial Arena.
The UConn Huskies look to build on their 3-0 start with a statement victory. The UConn Huskies are averaging 89.3 points on 51 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 33.5 percent shooting. Sterling Gibbs is averaging 15.7 points and 2.3 assists while Rodney Purvis is averaging 14.3 points and four assists. Shonn Miller is the third double-digit scorer and Daniel Hamilton is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The UConn Huskies are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. UConn is averaging nearly 10 threes per game and are turning the ball over just eight times per contest. The downside is that UConn has yet to play even a decent team, so this will be the Huskies first test of the season.
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The Michigan Wolverines look to get back on track after losing to Xavier on Friday. The Michigan Wolverines are averaging 79 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 77 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Caris LeVert is averaging 19.3 points and five assists while Derrick Walton Jr. is averaging 10.7 points and 4.3 rebounds. Aubrey Dawkins is grabbing five rebounds and Spike Albrecht is dishing 1.7 assists. The Michigan Wolverines are shooting 43.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. Michigan is averaging just 11 turnovers per game and has 24 steals in three contests. The downside with the Michigan Wolverines are just the 31 rebounds per game, a number that must improve.
The Huskies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win. The Wolverines are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 non-conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Michigan doesn't have the horses offensively to hang with a very good and very deep UConn squad. The Huskies are a legit top-15 team in the country right now. The Wolverines have their hands full here.