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Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats 03/24/2022 Sweet 16 Game Preview, Analysis and Spread

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Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats 03-24-2022 Sweet 16 Game Preview Analysis and Spread

Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats 03/24/2022 – The Michigan Wolverines are meeting the Villanova Wildcats at the AT&T Center on Thursday evening. The Michigan Wolverines finished eighth among the Big Ten teams with a conference record of 11-9 and an overall record of 19-14.  The dominating Villanova Wildcats finished second among the Big East teams with a conference record of 16-4 and a record of 28-7. The Wolverines will try to build on their win against Tennessee but the March madness betting odds are determinedly leaning towards the Villanova Wildcats to win in this game.

Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats 03/24/2022

When:Thursday, March 24, 7:29 PM ET
Where:AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV:TBS
Stream:Sofascore
Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats 03/24/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Michigan Wolverines+5 (-110)136 o (-110)
Villanova Wildcats-5 (-110)136 u (-110)-196
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Michigan Wolverines

The Michigan Wolverines have been fan favorites for a long time now and are hell-bent on putting on a show for the stands. As a team, the Michigan Wolverines are scoring an average of 73.2 points in every game. The top scorer for the team is Hunter Dickinson who has an average of 18.7 points with 8.4 boards. Eli Brooks is contributing with 12.8 points and 3.7 boards in every game. On defense, the Wolverines are allowing opponents to score an average of 69.7 points in each game played.

Players to watch: Hunter Dickinson C (GP 31, MIN 32.4, PTS 18.7, REB 8.4, AST 2.3, STL 0.5, BLK 1.5, TO 2.1, FG% 57.1, FT% 80.4, 3P% 33.3), Eli Brooks G (GP 33, MIN 35.9, PTS 12.8, REB 3.7, AST 3, STL 1.2, BLK 0.1, TO 1.5, FG% 44.7, FT% 88.6, 3P% 38.7), DeVante’ Jones G (GP 32, MIN 28.7, PTS 10.4, REB 4.5, AST 4.6, STL 1, BLK 0.1, TO 2.1, FG% 46.2, FT% 79.2, 3P% 33.8).

Villanova Wildcats

The Villanova Wildcats have been consistent this season and have been only upstaged by Providence in their conference. In their last game, the Wildcats won against Ohio State by 10 points where the star player was Colin Gilespie with 20 points. As a team, the Wildcats are scoring an average of 73.8 points in every game with Colin Gilespie leading the way with a 16-points average. Justin Moore is contributing with 15 points in each game. On defense, the Villanova Wildcats are allowing opponents to score an average of 63.6 points in each game.

Players to watch: Collin Gillespie G (GP 35, MIN 33.9, PTS 16, REB 3.8, AST 3.4, STL 1, BLK 0, TO 1.7, FG% 44, FT% 90.2, 3P% 41.6), Justin Moore G (GP 34, MIN 34.4, PTS 15, REB 4.9, AST 2.3, STL 1, BLK 0.4, TO 1.4, FG% 40.2, FT% 74.1, 3P% 35.2), Jermaine Samuels F (GP 35, MIN 29.3, PTS 10.7, REB 6.4, AST 1.5, STL 0.8, BLK 0.7, TO 1.4, FG% 46.3, FT% 75.7, 3P% 26.8).

Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Predictions

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Michigan Wolverines

Michigan are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Michigan’s last 7 games.
Michigan are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Michigan’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Big East conference.

Villanova Wildcats

Villanova are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Villanova’s last 5 games.
Villanova are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Wildcats are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Villanova are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Michigan Wolverines vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Picks

Summary: The Michigan Wolverines are sure to put on a strong stance in this game but are bound to roll over to the opponents. The Villanova Wildcats are more promising and are predicted to dominate in this game and win with the basketball Sweet 16 odds 2022 on their side. 

Moneyline: +174 is the ML for the Wolverines and -196 is the ML for the Wildcats.

ATS: A spread of +5 (-110) is out for Michigan and a spread of -5 (-110) is out for Villanova.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 136 (-110) for the Wolverines and the same to go under for the Wildcats.

Score Prediction: 72-66, Wildcats win.