|2013 Michigan vs. Florida March Madness Elite 8 Odds & Point Spread|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 31 March 2013 08:00|
Michigan vs. Florida Odds
This game will be played from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas and is part of the South Region with Florida as the third seed and Michigan the fourth seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Florida is the favorite in this game, as the Gators have odds of -2.5 points against Michigan. The over/under total for this game has been set at 131 points. The opening odds had Florida favored by 1.5 points. The spread hit a high of 3 points and a low of even before closing at Florida -2.5. These two teams last met in 1998 with Florida picking up a 79-63.
Florida reached today’s game by beating Florida Gulf Coast, 62-50. The Gators fell behind by double digits early on, but dominated inside, taking 13 more shots than the Eagle en route to the victory. Florida also forced Gulf Coast into 20 turnovers while committing just 10 of its own. Mike Rosario had 15 points and five rebounds to lead Florida in the win. Florida is now 29-7 on the season, 7-2 on a neutral floor and 18-15 against the spread.
Michigan reached the Elite 8 for the first time since 1994 with an amazing 87-85 overtime win over Kansas. The Wolverines trailed by 10 points with less than three minutes left in the game, but Trey Burke took over, hitting a pair of 3-pointers in the final 90 seconds, including the game-tying 3-pointer from 30 feet out with 4 seconds left. Burke finished with 23 points and 10 assists in the win while Mitch McGary added 25 points and 14 rebounds on 12 of 17 shooting. Michigan is now 29-7 on the season, 8-1 on a neutral floor and 17-16-1 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Elite 8 Odds – Michigan vs. Florida
713 Michigan +2.5 Over 131
714 Florida -2.5 Under 131