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Michigan Wolverines vs. Indiana Hoosiers Odds, betting preview, prediction

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Michigan is a road underdog at Indiana on the college basketball betting slate in the Big Ten Saturday.

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The Indiana Hoosiers are 14-1 SU and 11-3-1 ATS in their last 15 home games against the Michigan Wolverines, and will look to hand Michigan its second loss by continuing that stretch of dominance at home this Saturday.

And they are favored by 4.5 points to beat UM at most sportsbooks tracked by

Michigan earned its first No. 1 ranking since the "Fab Five" days back in 1983 thanks to an outstanding 20-1 SU and 13-6-1 ATS start.

With four players averaging over 12 points per game led by sophomore guard Trey Burke (17.9 PPG) and junior guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (15.5 PPG), the Wolverines have the 14th best scoring offense in the nation averaging 78 points per game.

Indiana's offense has been even better this season, ranking No. 1 in the country with 84 points per game led by sophomore forward Cody Zeller (16.1 PPG) and junior guard Victor Oladipo (14.0).

Indiana is 19-2 SU and 10-9 ATS so far this season, and can take over first place in the Big Ten from Michigan with a win Saturday.

Indiana is 15-5 SU and 14-5-1 ATS in its last 20 games against Michigan overall. The total has gone OVER in six of the last eight meetings between these two talented offensive teams, and has also gone OVER in all five of their last five meetings in Indiana.