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Jackson State vs Michigan Pick & Preview: Wednesday, November 23rd Betting Odds

Tigers vs Wolverines Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Jackson State Tigers at Michigan Wolverines
  • Where: Ann Arbor at Crisler Center
  • Date: Wednesday, November 23rd
  • Betting Odds: Jackson State +21.5, JACKST +1700 | MICH -5496 O/U 144.5

Tigers Preview:

Through 3 games, the Jackson State Tigers have an overall record of 0-3. This will be the team’s 4th straight game on the road. For the season, Jackson State has been the underdog in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 0-3. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Tigers being +21.5 point underdogs.

Jackson State’s leading scorer this season is Ken Evans who is averaging 18.0 points per contest. So far, Evans has accounted for 23.89% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.67 rebounds per game and 1.33 assists. Trace Young is the second leading scorer for the Tigers, averaging 15.67 points per game. Between him and Young, they are accounting for 44.7% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Jackson State this season, as they are currently ranked 455th in college basketball at 61.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Tigers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.8%, placing them 476th in the NCAA.

Wolverines Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Jackson State, the Michigan Wolverines will be taking the floor for the 6th time this season and have an overall record of 4-1. Currently, the Wolverines have been the home team 2 times, sitting with a record of 2-0. The Wolverines’ are sitting with a betting line that is -21.5 points in their favor. For the season, Michigan has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 4-1.

Hunter Dickinson comes into today’s game as the Wolverines’ leading scorer at 20.4 points per contest. Not only has Dickinson been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Michigan’s top rebounder at 9.0 boards per contest. Behind Dickinson, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jett Howard who is second on the team in scoring at 14.4 points per game. Overall, he has hit 48.0% of his shots and is adding 2.0 boards per game.

On offense, Michigan is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.0 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 5 games, they have only hit 34.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 32.33% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Michigan Wolverines -21.5

For today’s matchup between Michigan Wolverines and Jackson State Tigers, our analysis points to Michigan covering the spread as the -21.5 point favorites. Although the Wolverines are just 2-3 over their previous 5 games as the favorite, we view the oddsmakers line being set too low. Today’s contest is an oustanding matchup for Michigan as they will be facing a Jackson State team that also perfers to slow the game down. Look for the team to put together an efficient offensive performance while also limiting the Tigers’ offense, leading to not only a straight up win but an ATS victory. Before tip-off, be sure to go ahead and lock in your wager on the Michigan Wolverines to cover!

 


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