College basketball point spread favors Wolverines in battle with Crusaders

Holy Cross Crusaders Michigan Wolverines
6-5 December 28, 2013, 06:30 | Crisler Center 7-4



The Michigan Wolverines will try to cover the spread at Crisler Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Holy Cross Crusaders in NCAA basketball action.

Michigan battles the Crusaders, currently sitting with a 6-5 mark (2-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-4 for the Wolverines and 0-3 for the Crusaders.

View Holy Cross Crusaders vs Michigan Wolverines Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Wolverines installed as -18-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Wolverines and the No. 220-ranked Crusaders, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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Holy Cross was a 74-55 winner in their most recent outing on the road against NJIT. Holy Cross earned a 74-55 victory over NJIT on Saturday, getting 18 points from Malcolm Miller at Fleisher Center.

Michigan was a 68-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Stanford. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as favorites. Nik Stauskas scored 19 points leading the Wolverines to a 68-65 victory over Stanford at Barclays Center on Saturday.

A few Crusaders at Wolverines trends to consider:
Michigan is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Michigan is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
Michigan is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Michigan is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home


Next up:
Holy Cross at Boston University, Thursday, January 2nd
Michigan at Minnesota, Thursday, January 2nd
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