Villanova vs. Michigan Odds
The matchup is set for the NCAA Tournament Championship Game on Monday. Here is a look at the odds to win this game.
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Villanova is favored in the championship contest, as it is getting odds of -6.5 points against Michigan. The over/under total is currently listed at 145 points. Monday’s title game will take place from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and will air live on TBS at 9:20PM ET.
Villanova was a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament and the Wildcats have lived up to the seeding, winning all five games by double figures. On Saturday, Nova dominated Kansas, 95-79 behind 18 3-pointers. The Wildcats have covered the spread in all five wins and is averaging 84.8 per game on offense while shooting 42.3 percent from 3-point land. Defensively, Nova is giving up just 67 per game in the tournament. Moritz Wagner had been leading the team this season, averaging 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. He had 24 points and 15 rebounds in the win over Loyola.
Michigan was a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Wolverines have had a unique path to the championship, failing to play any better than a 6 seed to this point. On Saturday, the Wolverines overcame a double-digit deficit to beat Loyola-Chicago, 69-57. U-M is 3-1-1 against the spread in the tournament and has yet to be an underdog. It has been winning with defense, as it is allowing just 58.6 per game during this run. Offensively, it is averaging 70.2 per game, but that average is impacted by a 99-point performance against Texas A&M. Jalen Brunson has been leading the team this season with 19.2 points, 4.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game. He put up 18 points and six assists in Saturday’s win over Kansas.