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Pittsburgh vs Michigan 11/16/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Michigan Wolverines (2-0) vs. Pittsburgh Panthers (1-1)
November 16, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Pittsburgh Panthers +8 / Michigan Wolverines -8; Over/Under: +142
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The Michigan Wolverines and the Pitt Panthers meet in college basketball action from the Barclays Center on Wednesday.

The Michigan Wolverines will look to build on their 88-83 win over Eastern Michigan in their last game. Hunter Dickinson led the Wolverines with 31 points on 13 of 17 shooting with 7 rebounds while Terrance Williams II added 18 points with 3 threes and a team-high 11 rebounds for the double-double. Jaelin Llewellyn added 12 points with 3 assists to cap off the trio of double-digit scorers for Michigan in the win. Dug McDaniel led the Wolverines with 5 assists in the win while Jerr Howard added 4 steals as well in the victory.

The Pitt Panthers will look to rebound from a disappointing showing in their 81-56 loss to West Virginia last time out. Jamarius Burton led the way with 16 points on 5 of 8 shooting with 7 rebounds while Greg Elliott added 11 points with 3 threes as the only other double-digit scorer for Pitt in the losing effort. Nate Santos added 7 rebounds of his own and Federiko Federiko added 6 rebounds of his own in the loss.

Michigan is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games while the over is 8-2 in their last 10 games following an ATS loss. Pitt is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS loss and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall while the over is 6-2 in their last 8 neutral site games.

I get the case to be made for an underdog like Pitt IF they were at home, but they aren’t for this game and Pitt just has a massive size disadvantage with Hunter Dickinson on the other side for Michigan. I just think this ends up being all Michigan as the Wolverines dominate the inside so I’ll lay it and play it with Michigan here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Michigan -8

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Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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