Can Michigan upset Indiana?
Michigan is hoping to make a run at an NCAA Tournament bid, but that will be tough today when it faces No. 10 Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament at Noon ET.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Indiana is favored in today’s game, as the Hoosiers are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Wolverines. The over/under total for the game has been set at 144 points. These two meet in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament today from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Indiana is 25-6 overall, 15-3 in Big Ten games, 2-2 on a neutral floor and 17-14 against the spread. Michigan is 21-11 overall, 11-8 in Big Ten games, 4-1 on a neutral court and 15-15 against the spread. Indiana won the lone meeting this season, 80-67 at Michigan on Feb. 2. Indiana has covered in five of its last six against Michigan.
Michigan is coming off 72-70 OT win over Northwestern just 24 hours ago, so expect an emotional and energy dump to be taking place for them against the Hoosiers. Indiana has covered in three straight games entering today and now faces a Wolverines team that has struggled against the top of the Big Ten this year. Michigan was just 1-7 against the spread in its 8 Big Ten losses this year, as when they lose, they tend to lose big.
BIG TEN TOURNAMENT FREE PICK: INDIANA -6.5