Wolverines look for a win in Indiana
The Michigan Wolverines will be looking to turn around some losing trends against the Indiana Hoosiers when those Big Ten schools meet in college hoops betting action at the sportsbooks on Sunday.
The Wolverines are just 4-6 SU and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against the Hoosiers dating back to 2008, with Indiana winning both of their matchups SU and ATS last season. The OVER has paid out in seven of the last 10 games between them.
The Hoosiers are 13-8 so far on the season, and 10-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Wolverines, meanwhile, are 16-4 and 10-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 9-11 and the Wolverines go 11-7 on the totals.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 90-rated Hoosiers and the No. 38-ranked Wolverines, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Michigan was a 75-66 winner at home against Purdue. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Nik Stauskas scored 16 points leading the Wolverines to a 75-66 victory over Purdue at Crisler Center on Thursday.
Indiana lost its last outing, a 60-55 result against Nebraska on January 30. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. The Hoosiers endured a 60-55 loss at the hands of the Cornhuskers on Thursday, despite a 14-point effort from Yogi Ferrell at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 71-ranked offense, averaging 75.33 PPG, against a Wolverines defense that ranks No. 37 at 64.4 PPG. The Hoosiers field goal percentage has averaged 44.71% so far, less than the Wolverines marksmen have achieved on the year, 49% per game.
Michigan home to Nebraska, Wednesday, February 5th
Indiana at Minnesota, Saturday, February 8th