Rutgers vs. Michigan Prediction

Rutgers vs. Michigan, 2/1/20 College Basketball Betting Predictions

Michigan has had its struggles over its last 10 games but is coming off a win at Nebraska. Will the Wolverines build off that win when they take on Rutgers as a small favorite at Madison Square Garden today at 4:30 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

711 Rutgers (+1) at 712 Michigan (-1); o/u 134

4:30 p.m. ET, February 1, 2020

Madison Square Garden (NEUTRAL)

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Public Betting Trends

According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 77% of betting tickets are on Michigan to cover the spread in this matchup.

Rutgers Player Spotlight

Caleb McConnell had 16 points (2-5 FG, 0-2 3PT, 12-13 FT), seven rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in 30 minutes Tuesday against Purdue. McConnell paced his squad in the scoring column during Tuesday's victory over the Boilermakers. He stuffed the stat sheet and did most of his damage from the free-throw line, where he went 12-for-13. McConnell has been rock solid over his last five contests, averaging 10.8 points, six rebounds and 2.2 assists.

Michigan Player Spotlight

Coach Juwan Howard said Friday that Isaiah Livers (groin) still needs to be evaluated before a decision is made on his status against Rutgers on Saturday, Brandon Brown of wolverinedigest.com reports. Howard should still be considered questionable for Saturday's tilt against Rutgers, and is looks as though his availability could come down to a game-time decision. The junior is averaging 13.1 points and 3.4 rebounds across 30.8 minutes per game this season.

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

Rutgers

The Scarlet Knights are 19-7-3 against the spread in their last 29 games overall and are 4-0-1 ATS in their last five games as an underdog.

Michigan

The Wolverines are 34-14-3 against the spread in their last 51 neutral site matchups but are just 1-5-1 against the number in their last seven games overall.

Prediction

The under is 7-3 in the Scarlet Knights’ last 10 games overall, is 6-2 in their last eight games coming off a win and are 6-1 in their last seven games coming off an ATS win. On the other side, the under is 10-4 in the Wolverines’ last 14 neutral site games, is 27-13 in their last 40 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and is 6-2 in their last eight neutral site games as a favorite.

Saturday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Rutgers/Michigan UNDER 134

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