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Michigan Wolverines – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2017

Michigan Wolverines – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2017


Michigan Wolverines (Overall: 20-11, Conf: 10-8)


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Team Strengths:

Momentum is definitely on the side of Michigan heading into the Big Dance. After all, the Wolverines have just won the Big Ten tournament in which they beat March Madness attendees Purdue, Minnesota, and Wisconsin on their way to capturing the league championship. The Wolverines can heat up from the outside on any given game. They are 25th in the nation with 9.4 threes per contest on 38.0 shooting percent from beyond the arc. The Wolverines also value possession like no other team as they are No.1 in protecting the ball, turning it over just 9.5 times per game per teamrankings.com.

Team Weaknesses:

The Wolverines see their opponents get just 65.8 points per game, which is 37th best in the nation, but they’re vulnerable defensively inside. They don’t have great rim protection, averaging just 2.8 blocks per contest. Michigan also struggle at times controlling the game’s pace becauseit doesn’t do well on the glass. The Wolverines get only 29.5 RPG, good for only 345th overall.

Team Stats:

Category Stat Ranking
Points Per Game 74.9  117
Rebounds Per Game 29.5  345
Blocks Per Game 2.8  236
3-Point Percentage  38.0  47
Free Throw Percentage  77.4  10

Starting Lineup:

Position Name PPG
C
PF
SF
G Zak Irvin 12.8
G Derrick Walton Jr. 15.0

Writer’s Prediction:

Michigan makes it to the Round of 32.

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