Michigan vs LSU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 22, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 21, 2021

Cameron Thomas leads the LSU Tigers (18-9) into a matchup with the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines (20-4) after scoring 27 points in a 76-61 win over Saint Bonaventure. The Tigers are underdogs in the game on Monday, March 22, 2021, which tips off at 12:00 AM ET. The point total in the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 21, 2021, 12:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Michigan Betting Information

  • The Wolverines have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 17-7.
  • The Wolverines have a winning record against the spread when favored by 5 points or more, going 13-7 this season.
  • Michigan and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 10 of 24 games this season (41.7%).
  • In their last game, the Wolverines got a team-high 18 points from Mike Smith on the way to an 82-66 win over Texas Southern on Saturday. They were favored by 25 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 148 points to hit the over on the 141 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Michigan Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Hunter Dickinson 25 14.3 7.4 0.8 0.4 1.4 0.0
Isaiah Livers 23 13.1 6.0 2.0 0.6 0.7 2.2
Franz Wagner 25 12.7 6.3 3.0 1.3 1.0 1.4
Mike Smith 25 9.5 2.7 5.4 0.5 0.0 1.2
Eli Brooks 24 9.2 3.2 2.9 1.2 0.3 1.4

LSU Betting Information

  • LSU has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 15-13.
  • For the 12th time this season, the Tigers are at least a 5-point underdog, where they have a record of 5-6 against the spread.
  • 17 of LSU’s 28 games (60.7%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Tigers beat Saint Bonaventure 76-61 in their last outing on Saturday. Thomas put up a team-high 27 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 2-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 143.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

LSU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Thomas 28 22.8 3.4 1.5 0.9 0.2 2.3
Trendon Watford 27 16.5 7.5 3.0 1.1 0.5 0.7
Ja’vonte Smart 26 15.9 3.6 4.0 1.3 0.1 2.6
Darius Days 26 11.7 7.9 0.7 1.2 0.2 1.8
Aundre Hyatt 22 3.9 2.8 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4

Total Facts

  • Michigan’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup over/under (149 points) in 36% of opportunities (nine out of 25 matchups).
  • In LSU’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Monday’s matchup point total in 19 out of 28 matchups (67.9%).
  • The point total for the matchup of 149 is 9.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Wolverines (76.5 points per game) and the Tigers (81.9 points per game).
  • This matchup’s over/under is 8.8 more points than the 140.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season the average total for Wolverines games is 141.9 points, 7.1 fewer than the over/under of 149 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 7.7 points fewer than the average over/under in Tigers games this season (156.7 points).

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