Villanova Vs Michigan: NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 24, 2022

THE LINES

A berth in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament will go to either the No. 2 Villanova Wildcats (28-7) or the No. 11 Michigan Wolverines (19-14) when the teams square off in the Sweet 16. The game begins at 7:29 PM on Thursday at . Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Wildcats’ (-210 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Wolverines (+172).

The betting insights in the article below reflect odds as of March 21, 2022 at 4:00 AM ET.

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Villanova vs Michigan Betting Odds

Villanova Offense Vs. Michigan Defense

Villanova Offense Stats (Rank) Michigan Defense
72.8 (122) Points/Gm 69.6 (192)
62.9 (348) Possessions/Game 66.3 (62)
43.9 (185) Field Goal % 44.4 (240)
36.2 (55) 3PT % 32.4 (120)
52.2 (94) Effective FG % 49.9 (197)
57.2 (35) True Shooting % 53.6 (230)

Michigan Offense Vs. Villanova Defense

Michigan Offense Stats (Rank) Villanova Defense
73.2 (113) Points/Gm 62.9 (26)
66.4 (263) Possessions/Game 63.9 (17)
47.1 (34) Field Goal % 40.9 (44)
33.9 (175) 3PT % 30.7 (41)
52.6 (77) Effective FG % 47.5 (77)
56.4 (64) True Shooting % 50.9 (91)

Villanova Betting Insights

  • Villanova is 20-16-1 ATS this season.
  • The Wildcats have covered the spread 14 times this season (14-13 ATS) when playing as at least 4.5-point favorites.
  • Villanova and its opponents have combined to hit the over 16 out of 37 times this season.
  • Villanova’s 37 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 135.5 points 18 times.
  • The Wildcats have an average total of 136 in their games this year, 0.5 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Michigan Betting Insights

  • Michigan has covered 14 times in 33 chances against the spread this year.
  • When playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs this year, the Wolverines have an ATS record of 4-1.
  • In Michigan’s 33 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 20 times.
  • Michigan’s games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 135.5 points in 23 of 33 outings.
  • Wolverines contests this season have a 140-point average over/under, 4.5 more points than this game’s total.

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Villanova Key Players

  • The Wildcats points and assists leader is Collin Gillespie. He racks up 16 points per game and contributes 3.4 assists.
  • Villanova is led in rebounds by Jermaine Samuels’ 6.4 per game.
  • Gillespie knocks down three treys per game to lead the Wildcats.
  • Villanova’s steals leader is Brandon Slater, who averages 1.1 per game. Samuels leads the team averaging 0.7 blocks a game.

Michigan Key Players

  • Hunter Dickinson holds the top Wolverines spot in two categories: scoring (18.7 points per game) and rebounding (8.4 rebounds per game).
  • The Michigan leader in assists is DeVante Jones with 4.6 assists per game.
  • Caleb Houstan makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wolverines, cashing in 1.8 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Michigan grabs more steals than Eli Brooks (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Dickinson (1.5 per game).
Author: Lucy Green