Michigan vs. Texas Round of 32 Odds
The No. 2 Michigan Wolverines will be back on the floor on Saturday as they take on the No. 7 Texas Longhorns - ATS winners in just two of their past nine games - in Round of 32 betting action at the NCAA Tournament in Milwaukee.
Michigan rolled over Wofford in the Round of 64 on Thursday, picking up a low-scoring 57-40 victory in that contest. Texas barely got past Arizona State in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament, grabbing an 87-85 victory on the night.
No. 2 seeds have won 10 straight vs 7 seeds, a trend that favors UM. And Texas is just 2-6-1 ATS past nine games overall.
Michigan won eight straight games when favored and looks for nine here. While Texas is 0-3 SU vs 2 seeds since 1996, they are 3-0 ATS.
Supporters of the Longhorns have watched them go 24-10 and 15-15-1 ATS on the year, while the Wolverines are at 26-8 and 17-14-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolverines are 19-13, while the Longhorns have a 16-15 mark.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 49-rated Wolverines and the No. 176-ranked Longhorns, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Odds Shark computer pick - 74.1-69.3 Michigan Wolverines
Last time out for Texas, they were an 87-85 winner as they battled Arizona State at home. They earned a push in the match as a 2-point favorite. Texas earned an 87-85 victory over Arizona State on Thursday, getting 17 points from Cameron Ridley at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
In their last action, Michigan was a 57-40 winner at home against Wofford. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. Michigan got 15 points from Nik Stauskas en route to a 57-40 victory over Wofford on Thursday at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Michigan's No. 229-rated squad against Texas's No. 3-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Michigan rates No. 15 in the country with 8.44 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 207 nationally with 5.12 per match.
A few Longhorns at Wolverines trends to consider:
Texas is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Michigan is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Michigan's last 6 games