Northwestern vs. Michigan - 2/12/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Michigan Wolverines (14-9) at Northwestern Wildcats (6-16)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Welsh-Ryan Arena)
The Line: Northwestern Wildcats +6 -- Over/Under: 138.5
The Michigan Wolverines and Northwestern Wildcats meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Welsh-Ryan Arena.
The Michigan Wolverines look for a win after winning three of their last four games. The Michigan Wolverines are averaging 75.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.8 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Isaiah Livers is averaging 13.1 points and 3.4 rebounds while Jon Teske is averaging 12.9 points and 7.6 rebounds. Zavier Simpson is the third double-digit scorer and Eli Brooks is dishing 2.2 assists. The Michigan Wolverines are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Michigan Wolverines are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.3 rebounds per game. The Michigan Wolverines have lost three of their last four road games.
The Northwestern Wildcats look to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Northwestern Wildcats are averaging 65.5 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Miller Kopp is averaging 13.5 points and 3.7 rebounds while Pat Spencer is averaging 10.8 points and 3.8 rebounds. Boo Buie is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Young is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Northwestern Wildcats are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. The Northwestern Wildcats are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.3 rebounds per game. The Northwestern Wildcats have lost four straight home games.
The Wolverines are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games, 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games as a road favorite and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Wildcats are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 11-23-1 ATS in their last 35 games overall. The over is 4-0 in Wolverines last 4 road games. The under is 5-1 in Wildcats last 6 home games. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Michigan Wolverines are just 1-5 ATS on the road, but they're starting to put things together over the last week and the return of Livers certainly helps. The Northwestern Wildcats are riding a seven-game losing streak, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 11.8 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field. Northwestern is also 3-9 ATS at home. I have to lay the chalk with the Michigan Wolverines.