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Arkansas Razorbacks vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Matchup Report

Michigan WolverinesArkansas Razorbacks
Jan 21, 2:00 PM | Bud Walton Arena

Michigan Wolverines vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds

15-4TEAM RECORD13-5

Michigan pays a visit to Arkansas on Saturday, hoping to send the Razorbacks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Bud Walton Arena.

The Wolverines will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 9-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Razorbacks are 4-6 ATS. Michigan is 8-7-1 against the total, while Arkansas is 4-5-1 versus the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Razorbacks - Wolverines odds would favor the Razorbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arkansas is rated No. 67 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Michigan is at No. 120. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 77-76 win for the Razorbacks.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wolverines is ranked No. 261 in NCAA hoops at 33 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas’s No. 67 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas is the No. 160-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while Michigan rates No. 32 at 8.2 per game.

Defensively, Michigan features the nation's No. 247-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Michigan was a 60-59 winner at home against Michigan State. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Trey Burke scored 20 points leading the Wolverines to a 60-59 victory over Michigan State at Crisler Arena on Tuesday.

Arkansas was an 86-63 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kentucky. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as underdogs. The Razorbacks were hammered by Kentucky on Tuesday, losing by an 86-63 final at Rupp Arena in college basketball betting action.

Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Purdue are 3-7
After playing Michigan State are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Auburn are 5-5
After playing Kentucky are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Wolverines at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan's last 5 games on the road
Michigan is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Arkansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arkansas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Michigan at Purdue, Tuesday, January 24
Arkansas home to Auburn, Wednesday, January 25

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