Michigan vs. Kansas Odds

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ARLINGTON, TX (TheSpread) – Kansas faces an athletic challenge in Michigan on Friday at 7:37PM ET as part of the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

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This game will be played from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas and is part of the South Region with Kansas as the top seed and Michigan the fourth seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kansas is the slim favorite in this game, as the Jayhawks have odds of -1.5 points against Michigan. The over/under total for this game has been set at 136 points. The opening odds had Kansas favored by 2 points. The spread hit a high of 2.5 points before falling back to Kansas -1.5. These two met in 2011 with Kansas getting a 67-60 victory in overtime.

Kansas reached the Sweet 16 by picking up a 70-58 win over North Carolina last weekend. The Jayhawks trailed 30-21 at halftime, but came out and dominated the second half, out-scoring UNC 49-28. Kansas held the Tar Heels to 22 of 73 shooting and 6 of 21 shooting from 3-point land. Kansas was led by center Jeff Withey, who had 16 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks in the victory. Kansas is now 31-5 on the season, 8-1 on a neutral floor and 20-15 against the spread.

Michigan had arguably its best showing of the season to get to this game, as the Wolverines beat VCU, 78-53. Michigan dominated the game from the start, shooting 31 of 60 from the field and winning the rebound battle, 36-21. The team was led by freshman center Mitch McGary, who had 21 points on 10 of 11 shooting and added 14 rebounds. Michigan is now 28-7 on the season, 7-1 on a neutral floor and 16-16-1 against the spread.

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2013 March Madness Sweet 16 Odds – Michigan vs. Kansas

727 North Carolina +5.5 Over 143

728 Kansas -5.5 Under 143

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