Branden Dawson Prop Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Branden Dawson will have to have a big role for Michigan State if the Spartans hope to get past Duke in tonight’s Final Four game.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is the favorite in this contest, as the Blue Devils are getting odds of -5.5 points against Michigan State. The over/under total for the game has been set 138 points. When it comes to Dawson, his over/under odds for points in this game has been set at 12.5, while his over/under for rebounds is listed at 8.5.
Dawson is averaging 11.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game for the Spartans this season. The 6-6 senior forward is one of the team’s bigger players despite being just 6-6 and he will probably have to guard one of Duke’s bigger players. Dawson managed 18 points and nine rebounds against the Blue Devils back on Nov. 18.
Dawson has been somewhat consistent in the NCAA Tournament. He has scored in double figures in two of the four games, averaging 11 points per game while pulling down an average of 9.25 rebounds per game. Dawson has had plenty looks at the net, firing off 36 field goal attempts while hitting on 18 of them, shooting 50 percent from the field.