Michigan vs. Louisville Team Props
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Louisville is the favorite in this title game, as the Cardinals have odds of -4 points against Michigan. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 138 points. When it comes to team points, Michigan has been given over/under odds of 67 points, while Louisville’s over/under for points has been set at 71.
Louisville has a high-powered offense, averaging 74.3 points per game this season, which ranks 32nd in the country. The Cardinals scored at least 72 points in every game in this tournament, peaking at 85 points against Duke. Louisville has scored at least 71 points in 26 of their 39 games. The Michigan defense isn’t all that great, as the Wolverines rely more on offense. Michigan is giving up 62.8 points per game on the season. However, Michigan’s defense has picked up in the tournament, as the Wolverines have held four of their five opponents under 60 points. This season, Michigan has held a team to under 70 points in 27 of 38 games.
Michigan hasn’t had too much trouble scoring points this season. The Wolverines are averaging 75.2 points per game on the season, which ranks 25th nationally. The Michigan offense had scored at least 71 points in every tournament game prior to scoring just 61 in the win over Syracuse and the Orange’s 2-3 zone defense. Michigan has scored at least 67 points in 31 of its 38 games this season. Louisville has a strong defense, holding opponents to just 58.3 points per game on the season, which ranks 17th nationally. Louisville has given up at least 63 points in its last three games. Of its 39 games, Louisville has allowed a team to score at least 67 points in eight of those contests.
Michigan and Louisville meet in the National Championship Game from Atlanta at 9:20PM ET. For a complete look at the team prop odds available for this game, see below.
2013 National Championship Game Team Prop Odds – Michigan vs. Louisville
Team to score first: Michigan (-115) Louisville (-125)
Team to score 10 points first: Michigan (+100) Louisville (-140)
Team to score 20 points first: Michigan (+115) Louisville (-155)
Total points for Michigan: Over/Under 67
Total points for Louisville: Over/Under 71
Total first half points for Michigan: Over/Under 31
Total first half points for Louisville: Over/Under 33
Winning margin for the game
Michigan to win by 1-2 pts 10/1
Michigan to win by 3-6 pts 11/2
Michigan to win by 7-9 pts 12/1
Michigan to win by 10-13 pts 14/1
Michigan to win by 14-16 pts 30/1
Michigan to win by 17-20 pts 30/1
Michigan to win by 21+ pts 40/1
Louisville to win by 1-2 pts 17/2
Louisville to win by 3-6 pts 4/1
Louisville to win by 7-9 pts 13/2
Louisville to win by 10-13 pts 6/1
Louisville to win by 14-16 pts 11/1
Louisville to win by 17-20 pts 12/1
Louisville to win by 21+ pts 10/1