Michigan vs. Indiana Pick
Will Indiana get its revenge on Michigan when the two meet today in Bloomington at 1PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Indiana is the slight favorite at home today, as the Hoosiers are getting odds of -2.5 points against Michigan. The over/under total for the game is listed at 146 points. Michigan handed Indiana a 90-60 loss in Ann Arbor back on Jan. 26. The Wolverines have won two straight against the Hoosiers and are 3-1 against the spread in the last four of this series.
Indiana has lost four of its last five coming into today’s game. The Hoosiers now sit 15-10 overall and just 5-7 in the Big Ten. They are also just 11-11-1 against the spread on the season. Indiana is averaging 81.3 points per game on offense this season while allowing just 71.5 points per contest. At home, the Hoosiers are putting up 87.2 points on offense while giving up only 67.8 on defense. James Blackmon Jr. is leading the team this season with 17.3 points per game while Robert Johnson is adding 14.1 points per contest.
Michigan is coming off a sizable 86-57 win over Michigan State this week to improve to 15-9 overall and 5-6 in the Big Ten. The Wolverines are 4-2 against the spread in their last six games and are now 8-13 against the spread on the season. Michigan is averaging 74.5 points per game on offense this season while allowing 65.6 on defense. On the road, the Wolverines are averaging just 68 points per game while giving up 78.7. Derrick Walton Jr. is leading the team with 14.3 points per game while Zak Irvin is adding 12.9 points per contest.
Michigan is coming off a big win at home over MSU, but that just means the Wolverines are likely for an emotional letdown today. Following the 90-60 win over Indiana, Michigan followed it up with two straight losses. The Wolverines are also just 3-5 against the spread on the road while Indiana is 9-5 ATS at home. The Hoosiers should also be eager for revenge following the embarrassing loss in Ann Arbor.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: INDIANA -2.5