|2013 March Madness Elite Eight Michigan vs. Florida Picks & Predictions|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Sunday, 31 March 2013 08:20|
Michigan vs. Florida Free Pick
ARLINGTON, TX (The Spread) – The winner between Michigan and Florida will set up a date with Syracuse in the Final Four. But which team will cover when the two teams clash at 2:20PM ET today from Cowboy Stadium?
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Florida is a 3-point favorite over Michigan, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 132.5 points. Florida is 29-7 overall, while Michigan is also 29-7 on the year.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Gators opened as 1.5-point favorites but the spread has climbed to 2.5 or 3 points at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 132 and has climbed to 132.5 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 57% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Wolverines. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
MARCH MADNESS FREE PICK: Take Florida. According to latest college basketball trends, the Gators are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus the Big ten and 18-6 ATS in their last 24 NCAA tournament games. They're also 4-1 against the number in their last five games played on Sunday, while Michigan is 1-4-1 ATS in its last six games versus the SEC. The Wolverines stormed back from down 10 points with less than three minutes versus Kansas in the Sweet 16, but look for the Gators' defense to put the clamps on forward Mitch McGary and Friday night hero Trey Burke. Florida has the edge on the boards and defensively in this matchup, so look for the Gators to grind out a victory this afternoon.
2013 MARCH MADESS ELITE EIGHT FREE PICK: FLORIDA GATORS -3