3* Oddsmakers Error on Michigan -
South Dakota State vs. Michigan,
03/21/2013 19:15 EDT,
Score: 56 - 71
Point Spread: -11/-110 Michigan
You should always play on neutral court teams as a favorite or pick like Michigan after 2 straight games committing 11 or less turnovers against an opponent coming off a game committing 8 or less turnovers. This angle is 73-36 (67%) since 1997. Michigan certainly has the better defense between these teams as they have held opponents to 62.9 points per game. The scrappy play by the Wolverines will force South Dakota State to make bad decisions. When it comes to coaching, Michigan has a huge advantage in this game. John Beilein is 20-7 ATS in post-season tournament game in all games he has coached since 1997. This is a coach that knows how to prepare for a big game and he will certainly have his Wolverines ready for South Dakota State. The Big 10 is arguably the toughest conference in college basketball. The strength of schedule played by Michigan will have the Wolverines ready to dominate their weaker opponent. In the NCAA Tournament good teams never let off the gas so this game will turn into a blowout.