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UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines 03/30/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis

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UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines 03-30-2021 Previews NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis

UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines 03/30/2021 – The Bruins have made it past their Sweet 16 round after their success against Alabama Crimson Tide. Michigan Wolverines were successful against the Florida State Seminoles and they look forward to making it past the Bruins. UCLA completed fourth in the Pac-12 Conference play. The Bruins enter this game riding a four-game winning streak. Michigan Wolverines dominated the Big Ten Conference play after securing the top spot. The March Madness picks & predictions have a predicted winner for this anticipated Elite Eight game.

UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines 03/30/2021

When: Tuesday, March 30, 9:57 PM ET
Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: TBS
Stream: Sofascore

UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines 03/30/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
UCLA Bruins +7 (-110) 137.5 o (-110) +245
Michigan Wolverines -7 (-110) 137.5 u (-110) -290
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UCLA Bruins

The UCLA Bruins were unable to finish at the top three in the Pac-12 Conference but they assured to make it past the Sweet 16 round. The Bruins’ success against Alabama in their Sweet 16 round was one of the most important victories. UCLA scored 88 and gave up 78 in return. Johnny Juzang has been the bright spot for the Bruins and is the leader in scoring with an average of 15 plus points per game. When it comes to assists, the Bruins have Tyger Campbell as their leader with 4.5 per game. UCLA will need more support from both ends if they want to win against the Wolverines.

Players to watch: J. Juzang G (GP 25 MIN 31.6 PTS 15 REB 4.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 FG% 42 FT% 91.1), C. Smith G (GP 8 MIN 28 PTS 12.6 REB 6.4 AST 2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.5 TO 2.5 FG% 43.8 FT% 79.4), J. Jaquez Jr. G (GP 27 MIN 28.1 PTS 13.9 REB 5.3 AST 4.4 STL 2 BLK 0.3 TO 3 FG% 49.6 FT% 75.7).

Michigan Wolverines

The Wolverines smashed the Florida State Seminoles in their Sweet 16 round with ease. The Michigan Wolverines tossed in 76 and restricted the Seminoles to just 58. The Wolverines enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Brandon Johns, Jr. and Hunter Dickinson scored 14 points as they went five for 10 with their attempts. Michigan has been one of those teams with the best defensive strategy. The Wolverines are surrendering close to 68 points per game to their opponents.

Players to watch: H. Dickinson C (GP 25 MIN 31.6 PTS 15 REB 4.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.4 TO 1.6 FG% 42 FT% 91.1), I. Livers F (GP 23 MIN 31.6 PTS 13.1 REB 6 AST 2 STL 0.6 BLK 0.7 TO 1.1 FG% 45.7 FT% 87), F. Wagner G (GP 27 MIN 30.3 PTS 12.8 REB 6.5 AST 3 STL 1.2 BLK 1 TO 1.3 FG% 49.2 FT% 83.1).

UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Predictions

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UCLA Bruins

UCLA is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Bruins are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
UCLA is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
UCLA is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.
Bruins are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in March.

Michigan Wolverines

Michigan is 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Michigan’s last 18 games.
Michigan is 16-4 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Michigan’s last 9 games against UCLA.
Michigan is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.

UCLA Bruins vs Michigan Wolverines Betting Picks

Based on the recent Elite Eight betting lines, the odds are intact for Michigan Wolverines to win this game and cover the spread. The Wolverines are strong and their defensive unit will prevent the Bruins from getting those extra points.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Wolverines is -290 and the ML set for the Bruins is +245.

Spread: A spread of +7 (-110) is set for the Bruins and a spread of -7 (-110) is out for the Wolverines.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 137.5 (-110) for the Bruins and the same to go under for the Wolverines.

Score Prediction: 81-70, Wolverines win.