Michigan vs Texas Southern: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 19, 2021

The Texas Southern Tigers (16-8) are big, underdogs as they try to build on a 10-game winning streak when they visit the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines (20-4) on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Mackey Arena. The contest airs at 3:00 PM ET on CBS. The over/under is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 19, 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

  • Michigan is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 17-6.
  • The Wolverines are 0-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 26.5-point favorite.
  • The Wolverines and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 23 games this season (39.1%).
  • In their last game, the Wolverines got a team-high 21 points from Hunter Dickinson in a 68-67 loss to Ohio State on Saturday. They were favored by 5.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 135 points to fall short of the 142.5 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 24 14.2 7.6 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 24 12.8 6.2 2.9 1.4 1.1 1.4
Mike Smith 24 9.1 2.6 5.4 0.5 0.0 1.2
Eli Brooks 23 9.1 3.0 2.8 1.1 0.3 1.3

Texas Southern Betting Information

  • Texas Southern has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-10-2.
  • The Tigers earn a 1-0 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 26.5-point underdog.
  • 11 of Texas Southern’s 23 games (47.8%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Tigers defeated Mount St. Mary’s 60-52 and covered the spread as 1.5-point underdogs, while going under the 133 point total in their most recent game on Thursday. John Walker III scored a team-high 19 points in the victory.

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

Texas Southern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Michael Weathers 22 16.5 5.2 3.5 2.2 1.1 0.8
John Walker III 22 11.9 5.4 1.2 0.6 1.1 0.2
Joirdon Karl Nicholas 24 11.3 7.0 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.0
Galen Alexander 24 10.0 4.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.0
Justin Hopkins 24 8.3 4.1 1.2 0.8 0.1 0.7

Total Facts

  • Michigan’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup point total (142 points) in 41.7% of opportunities (10 out of 24 matchups).
  • In 16 out of Texas Southern’s 25 games this year (64%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 150.4 points per game, 8.4 points more than the over/under of 142 for this contest.
  • This game’s over/under is 7.6 more points than the 134.4 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Wolverines games is 0.4 points fewer than the over/under of 142 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 1.2 points separates the average total points bet in Tigers games (143.2 points) and this matchup’s over/under (142 points).

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