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    The Penn State Nittany Lions (11-3, 2-1 Big Ten) are 3.5-point underdogs as they try to extend a five-game winning streak when they visit the Michigan Wolverines (8-5, 2-0 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Crisler Center. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 140.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Wolverines vs. Nittany Lions

    • Game Day: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • Arena: Crisler Center
    Michigan vs Penn State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Michigan -3.5 140.5

    Michigan Betting Stats & Information

    • Michigan is 8-2 in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 80%).
    • The Wolverines have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -157 or shorter.
    • The Wolverines are 7-6-0 ATS this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, the Nittany Lions are 1-0 against the spread.
    • Michigan’s average point total in matchups this season is 145.7, 5.2 points higher than the over/under in this game.

    Penn State Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Penn State has been the underdog three times and won one of those games.
    • The Nittany Lions have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +131 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Nittany Lions have an 8-6-0 record against the spread this year.
    • The Nittany Lions are a perfect 1-0 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • The average total in Penn State’s games this season is 1.5 more points than the point total of 140.5 for this outing.

    Michigan vs. Penn State Season Stat Comparison

    Michigan Rank Michigan AVG Penn State AVG Penn State Rank
    98th 76.3 Points Scored 76 105th
    204th 69.4 Points Allowed 66 107th
    88th 34.7 Rebounds 32.1 207th
    243rd 8.1 Off. Rebounds 5.2 357th
    167th 7.7 3pt Made 11 5th
    215th 13.1 Assists 15.6 57th
    7th 9.6 Turnovers 8.5 1st

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Michigan Wolverines Leaders

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Wolverines is Hunter Dickinson, who averages 18.8 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.
    • Dug McDaniel is Michigan’s best passer, dishing out 2.9 assists per game while scoring 6.2 PPG.
    • Jett Howard leads the Wolverines in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.5 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Penn State Nittany Lions Leaders

    • Jalen Pickett has the top spot on the Nittany Lions leaderboards for scoring (16.8 per game), rebounds (7.4 per game), and assists (7.5 per game).
    • Andrew Funk is the top shooter from distance for the Nittany Lions, hitting 3.1 threes per game.
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