South Dakota St. vs. Michigan Odds
This game will be played from The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan and is part of the South Region with the Wolverines as the fourth seed and the Jackrabbits as the 13th seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Michigan is the favorite in this game, as the Wolverines have odds of -11 points against South Dakota State. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 138.5 points. Opening odds had Michigan favored by 11.5 points. That was the peak for the spread, and it is now dropped to 11 points.
Michigan is an at-large bid out of the Big Ten Conference. The Wolverines are 26-7 on the season and went 12-6 in the Big Ten, finishing tied for fourth in the conference. Michigan ranks 17th in the RPI rankings and has an 8-6 record against teams ranked in the top 50 of the RPI. The Wolverines were 5-1 on a neutral floor this season and 14-16-1 against the spread.
South Dakota State is the champion out of the Summit League, winning the regular season and tournament titles. The Jackrabbits are 25-9 on the season and went 13-3 in conference play. South Dakota State sits 63rd in the RPI rankings and has a 1-2 record against the top 50 in the RPI. The Jackrabbits were 3-0 on a neutral floor and are 16-13 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – South Dakota State vs. Michigan
721 South Dakota State +11 Over 138.5
722 Michigan -11 Under 138.5