Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3/12/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks
Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3/12/2020 – Two teams from the Big 10 Conference Michigan and Rutgers will clash from Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Both teams are below the average level in the Big 10 league and the Wolverines are just one game behind Rutgers. Michigan is holding the ninth position and the Knights are holding the eighth position. The college basketball betting odds and picks are out for this interesting game.
Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights 3/12/2020
|When:||Thursday, March 12, 12:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana|
|TV:||Big Ten Network|
— Michigan Men's Basketball (@umichbball) March 12, 2020
Michigan Wolverines are holding an overall record of 19-12 and they are 10-10 in conference play. They lost against Maryland Terrapins in the regular-season finale and they were forced to settle with a final score of 83-70. The top scorer for the Wolverines is Isaiah Livers, touching close to 13 points per game on average. When it comes to passing the ball, Zavier Simpson has taken the lead with close to eight assists per game.
Players to watch: Z. Simpson G (30 GP 33.7 MIN 12.9 PTS 4.5 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 3.2 TO 47.6 FG% 57.4 FT% 36 3PT%), J. Teske C (31 GP 27.9 MIN 11.6 PTS 6.7 REB 1.1 AST 1 STL 1.8 BLK 1.5 TO 47.8 FG% 71.4 FT% 24.6 3PT%), F. Wagner G 27 (GP 30.8 MIN 11.6 PTS 5.6 REB 1 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 1.5 TO 45.2 FG% 83.3 FT% 31.1 3PT%).
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Rutgers Scarlet Knights are holding an overall record of 20-11 and they are 11-9 in conference play. The Knights will enter this game after defeating Purdue Boilermakers in their regular-season finale. Rutgers tossed in 71 points and restricted Purdue to 68. The top scorer for the Knights is Ron Harper Jr. holding an average of close to 13 points per game. When it comes to assists, Geo Baker has taken the lead with close to four assists per game.
Players to watch: R. Harper Jr. G (31 GP 28.1 MIN 12.1 PTS 5.8 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 45.2 FG% 70.8 FT% 34.9 3PT%), G. Baker G (28 GP 28.9 MIN 10.9 PTS 3 REB 3.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 39.9 FG% 77.2 FT% 28 3PT%), A. Yeboah F (31 GP 23.8 MIN 9.8 PTS 4.8 REB 0.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.2 TO 43.5 FG% 78.1 FT% 35.2 3PT%).
Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Predictions
Michigan is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan’s last 5 games.
Wolverines are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Michigan is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Rutgers.
Wolverines are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games against Rutgers.
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rutgers’ last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Scarlet Knights’ last 9 games against Michigan.
Rutgers is 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Rutgers’ last 13 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Scarlet Knights’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Michigan Wolverines vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Betting Picks
Michigan Wolverines will not stand a chance against Rutgers in this game. The Knights have a decent shooting unit that will help them get past the Wolverines. The college basketball odds are all set for the Knights to win this game.
Moneyline: -145 is out for the Wolverines and +125 is out for the Knights.
ATS: A spread of -1.5 is set for Michigan and a spread of +1.5 is out for the Knights.
Totals: Michigan Wolverines have a total of over 135 and Rutgers will have a total of under 135.
Score Prediction: 69-67, Scarlet Knights.