NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Wolverines underdogs vs Hoosiers at Indiana
Michigan Wolverines vs Indiana Hoosiers Odds
The Indiana Hoosiers will hit the floor running against the visiting Michigan Wolverines Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Indiana battles the Wolverines, currently sitting with a 20-1 mark (13-6-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-8-1 for the Hoosiers and 10-10 for the Wolverines.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hoosiers as 4.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 4 (Hoosiers) and the No. 15 (Wolverines) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 94-90 result in favor of the Hoosiers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Indiana's No. 15-rated squad against Michigan's No. 107-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 52 in the country with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 nationally with 8.2 per match.
Defensively, Michigan features the nation's No. 66-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.6 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Michigan was a 68-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northwestern. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. Michigan cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Northwestern out of the gym and running up a 68-46 score at Crisler Arena.
Indiana won its last outing, a 97-60 result against Purdue on January 30. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. Indiana cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Purdue out of the gym and running up a 97-60 score at Mackey Arena.
Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Ohio State are 7-3
After playing Northwestern are 4-6
After a win are 9-1
Indiana Hoosiers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois are 4-6
After playing Purdue are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Michigan home to Ohio State, Tuesday, February 5
Indiana at Illinois, Thursday, February 7