NCAA Tournament Picks: Louisville Cardinals vs. Michigan Wolverines
The Michigan Wolverines are 5-0 against the spread in the 2013 NCAA tournament, which can't be ignored when making your college basketball picks Monday night as they prepare to take on the Louisville Cardinals at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Sports bettors will find that the Wolverines are four-point neutral-site underdogs in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 138 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at the championship game from a betting perspective, while offering up a final prediction along the way.
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The Louisville Cardinals have won 15 games in a row by an average of 16.5 points, including a 72-68 victory over the Wichita State Shockers as 9.5-point favorites last Saturday, while going OVER the total for a ninth consecutive contest.
Sports bettors will find that the Cardinals are 18-4-1 against the spread in their last 23 games when playing on one or less days rest.
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The Michigan Wolverines have compiled a perfect 18-0 record against opponents outside of the Big Ten Conference this season, as they come off a solid 61-56 victory over the Syracuse Orange as 1.5-point neutral-site favorites last Saturday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Wolverines are 24-12 against the spread as underdogs, with the OVER going 19-17 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Michigan Wolverines as one of their sports betting picks Monday night, as they've covered the number in their last four meetings with Big East Conference opponents.
NCAA Basketball Pick: Michigan Wolverines +4
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