Michigan Wolverines vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes - 3/16/16 College Basketball NCAA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Michigan Wolverines (22-12) vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (20-11)
March 16, 2016 9:00 PM EST (Dayton Arena)
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The Michigan Wolverines and the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes will face off in the NCAA Tournament First Round Play in game.
The Michigan Wolverines have had a up and down season and finished with a 22-12 record and snuck into the tournament as a possible 11 seed. The Michigan Wolverines average 74.3 points per game and shoot 38% from the 3-point line. Zak Irvin who is averaging 11.7 points per game and 4.6 rebounds leads the Wolverines. Derrick Walton Jr. is second on the team with 11.7 points per game and 5.6 rebounds with 3.1 assists.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes had a very good season finishing with a 20-11 record and along with Michigan barely snuck into this tournament. The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes average 74.0 points per game and shoot 32% from the 3-point line. James Woodward who is averaging 15.6 points per game and 5.2 rebounds has led Tulsa. Shaquille Harrison is second on the team with 14.8 points per game and 5.5 rebounds with 4.1 assists.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 NCAA Tournament games. The Golden Hurricanes are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Michigan Wolverines are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Wolverines are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record.
The Michigan Wovlerines and the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes are lucky to be here and neither will want to go home this early. I expect this to be a close game early. But i like the Michigan Wolverines to pull this game out late. I think they have the better overall team.