Michigan vs Indiana Basketball Predictions
Friday, February 1st, 2013By Ken Williams
The best matchup so far this season in college basketball takes place on Saturday night on ESPN as third-ranked Indiana hosts top-ranked Michigan. Let’s look at the matchup and basketball predictions.
Michigan 20-1 SU, 12-6-1 ATS
The Wolverines are ranked #1 in the country for the first time in 20 years and it is not a fluke. Michigan has only lost once this season and they were extremely impressive earlier this week in a rout of Northwestern. The Wolverines are 15th in the country in points per game and they are 27th in fewest points allowed. To put that in perspective, there are no other teams in the country that are ranked in the Top 30 in both offense and defense. Michigan has also been a good team against the pointspread as they are 12-6-1 against the number. Trey Burke leads the team in scoring and there is no doubt he is one of the top players in the country.
Indiana 19-2 SU, 10-9 ATS
The Hoosiers come into this game ranked third in the country and they haven’t done much wrong this season. They are leading the entire country in scoring at 84 points per game and they are 48th in team defense, allowing just over 60 points per game. The Hoosiers have looked really good at times but sometimes they struggle to cover the spread.
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Michigan vs. Indiana Series
The Wolverines and Hoosiers have split their last ten meetings overall.
Six of the last eight in the series have gone over the total. This has been a home team series as Indiana has taken 9 of the last 10 at home with the last five going over the total.
I think Michigan is the better team but winning at Indiana is never easy. I will avoid a side in this one and instead take the game over the total.