The Michigan Wolverines (14-10, 8-5 Big Ten) will try to continue a three-game winning stretch when hosting the Indiana Hoosiers (17-7, 8-5 Big Ten) on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Crisler Center. This matchup is at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN.
The Wolverines square off with the Hoosiers in a game that Michigan is currently a small favorite by 2.5 points. The over/under for the game is set at 145.5.
Michigan vs. Indiana Odds
Point Spread for Michigan vs. Indiana
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Michigan as the favorite.
Michigan vs. Indiana Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Michigan has -150 odds to pick up the win, while Indiana is listed at +128 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 145.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 11, 2023
- Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Arena: Crisler Center
Michigan vs. Indiana Betting Trends
In the Michigan’s 24 games this year, it has 12 wins against the spread. The Wolverines have won in 13, or 86.7%, of the 15 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Michigan’s games this year have gone over the point total 58.3% of the time (14 out of 24 games with a set point total).
Indiana is 12-11-1 against the spread this year. The Hoosiers have compiled a 1-5 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 16.7% of those games). Indiana has hit the over 58.3% of the time this year (14 of 24 games with a set point total).
Michigan vs. Indiana Key Players to Watch
Hunter Dickinson paces the Wolverines with 18.0 points per game and 8.5 rebounds, while also averaging 1.4 assists. Kobe Bufkin is putting up 12.3 points, 3.1 assists and 4.3 rebounds per contest. Jett Howard averages 15.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. Defensively, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.7 blocked shots. Dug McDaniel puts up a team-leading 3.8 assists per contest. He is also putting up 7.2 points and 3.0 rebounds, shooting 35.9% from the field.
Trayce Jackson-Davis is the Hoosiers’ top scorer (19.8 points per game) and rebounder (11.3, sixth in college basketball), and produces 3.5 assists. Jalen Hood-Schifino is the Hoosiers’ top assist man (4.2 per game), and he produces 12.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. Race Thompson is posting 7.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contest, making 45.5% of his shots from the field. Miller Kopp gets the Hoosiers 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest. He also averages 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Michigan Wolverines
Michigan and its Big Ten opponents have combined to hit the over eight out of 13 times this season. So far this season, the Wolverines are scoring 74.2 points per game (134th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 69.6 points per contest (188th-ranked). Michigan is 92nd in college basketball with 33.5 boards per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 290th with 32.9 rebounds allowed per contest.
The Wolverines post 75.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 69.0 points per game in away games, a difference of 6.4 points per contest. Michigan is 125th in the nation with 7.9 treys per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 127th with a 35.3% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Wolverines are allowing 7.0 threes per game (150th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 31.7% (71st-ranked) from downtown.
The Wolverines have a 4-5-1 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall in their past 10 contests. Michigan has gone over the total in six of its past 10 games. Michigan has been scoring 70.9 points per game in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 74.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Michigan’s points-allowed average over its last 10 games (70.0) is 0.4 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (69.6).
What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers
Indiana and its opponents have combined to go over the point total seven out of 13 times this year in Big Ten play. The Hoosiers are 56th in the nation in points scored (77.1 per game) and 109th in points allowed (67.3). Indiana is 59th in the country in rebounds per game (34.2) and 114th in rebounds allowed (30.0).
The Hoosiers score 82.0 points per game at home, and 67.8 away. Beyond the arc, Indiana is 295th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (6.3). It is 20th-best in 3-point percentage at 38.2%. The Hoosiers are 195th in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (7.3 per game) and 134th in 3-point percentage defensively (32.8%).
The Hoosiers have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 7-3 overall in their past 10 contests. Indiana has gone over the total in five of its past 10 outings. Indiana is posting 72.1 points per game in its previous 10 games, which is 5.0 fewer points than its average for the season (77.1). The Hoosiers are allowing 67.5 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 0.2 more points than they are allowing for the season (67.3).
Michigan vs. Indiana Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is Indiana, and we expect that Indiana will cover the spread (Michigan -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 145.5 points.
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