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Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines 01/03/2021 Predictions, NCAAB Previews & Picks

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Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines 01-03-2021 Predictions NCAAB Previews & Picks

Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines 01/03/2021 – Northwestern Wildcats and Michigan Wolverines are all set to square off in an important Big 10 Conference play. The Wildcats will hit the road in this game and they look forward to increasing their 3-1 conference record. As for the Wolverines, they are one of those undefeated teams this season. Michigan Wolverines are yet to lose their first game and they enter this match with a 3-0 conference record. The best basketball betting websites have all the predictions and pick of this anticipated game.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines 01/03/2021

When: Sunday, January 3, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan
TV: BTN
Stream: Sofascore

Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines 01/03/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Northwestern Wildcats +8 (-110) 144.5 o (-110) +373
Michigan Wolverines -8 (-110) 144.5 u (-110) -437
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Northwestern Wildcats

The Northwestern Wildcats won six of their eight overall games and are 3-1 with their conference play. Northwestern Wildcats are strong, but they are facing the top team in the Big 10 Conference play. In their last game, the Wildcats lost against Iowa Hawkeyes with a final score of 87-72. The Wildcats converted 26 of their 59 field goal attempts and were impressive from the three-point radar. Pete Nance was the leader with 21 points and four boards in their losing effort.

Players to watch: M. Kopp F (GP 8 MIN 29.5 PTS 14.6 REB 2.5 AST 1.9 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 0.6 FG% 56.1 FT% 82.8), C. Audige G (GP 8 MIN 25.3 PTS 13 REB 4 AST 1.6 STL 0.9 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 FG% 39.6 FT% 63.3), B. Buie G (GP 8 MIN 26.6 PTS 12.9 REB 3.1 AST 5.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0 TO 1.8 FG% 42.9 FT% 80).

Michigan Wolverines

The Michigan Wolverines are riding a hot eight-game winning streak. The Wolverines are 3-0 with their conference play and are yet to taste defeat this season. Michigan has been one of those impressive teams right from the start with their powerful scoring offense. In their last game, they defeated Maryland Terrapins with a final score of 84-73. Michigan converted 30 of their 51 field goal attempts, but experienced struggle from the three-point territory.

Players to watch: H. Dickinson C (GP 8 MIN 25.5 PTS 16.6 REB 8.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 2 FG% 72.6 FT% 73), I. Livers F (GP 8 MIN 31.4 PTS 14.4 REB 5.3 AST 2 STL 0.6 BLK 0.9 TO 1.5 FG% 49.4 FT% 95.7), F. Wagner G (GP 8 MIN 29.1 PTS 12 REB 6.6 AST 2.9 STL 1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.3 FG% 52.9 FT% 82.4).

Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Predictions

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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Wildcats are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Northwestern is 3-13 SU in their last 16 games against Michigan.
Northwestern is 3-17 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Wildcats are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Michigan.

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Michigan’s last 13 games.
Michigan is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Michigan’s last 5 games against Northwestern.
Michigan is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games at home.

Northwestern Wildcats vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Picks

The NCAA basketball odds have predicted an easy win for the Michigan Wolverines. Northwestern Wildcats are no match for Michigan’s scoring unit. Back the Wolverines to win and cover the spread.

Moneyline: +373 is out for the Wildcats and -437 for the Wolverines.

Spread: +8 (-110) is the spread allocated for the Wildcats and -8 (-110) is the spread allocated for the Wolverines. 

Totals: Look for the total to go over 144.5 (-110) for the Wildcats and the same to go under for the Wolverines.

Score Prediction: 80-74, Wolverines win.