Vanderbilt Vs Michigan: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 18, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 17, 2023

Kobe Bufkin will lead the Michigan Wolverines (18-15) into a road matchup with the Vanderbilt Commodores (21-14) at Memorial Gymnasium (Vandy) on Saturday, starting at 12:00 PM ET. Vanderbilt is a tight 2-point favorite against Michigan when the Commodores play the Wolverines on Saturday. The matchup has a point total of 148.

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Vanderbilt Vs Michigan Betting Lines

Vanderbilt vs Michigan Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Vanderbilt -2 148 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Michigan (+2)
Total Pick Under (148)

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Vanderbilt Vs Michigan Stat Rankings

Vanderbilt Avg. (Rank) Michigan Avg. (Rank)
72.5 (159th) Points Scored 73.6 (133rd)
71.8 (234th) Points Allowed 69.7 (163rd)
33.7 (115th) Rebounds 34.7 (63rd)
10 (88th) Off. Rebounds 7.9 (270th)
8.5 (70th) 3pt Made 7.8 (133rd)
11.7 (295th) Assists 12.4 (239th)
10.2 (33rd) Turnovers 10.1 (25th)

Vanderbilt Vs Michigan Betting Trends

  • The Commodores’ record against the spread is 20-15-0.
  • As 2-point favorites or more, Vanderbilt is 7-8 against the spread.
  • This season, 20 of the Commodores’ 35 games have gone over the point total.
  • In 13 games this season, Vanderbilt and its opponent have combined to score more than 148 points.
  • The over/under in this game is 148 points, 3.7 higher than the average total in Commodores games this season.
  • Against the spread, Michigan is 18-14-1 this season.
  • The Wolverines have an ATS record of 7-4-1 as 2-point underdogs or greater.
  • Vanderbilt has played 35 games this year, and 20 of them have gone over the total.
  • Wolverines games have had over 148 points 15 times this year.
  • Michigan’s games average 143.3 total points, 4.7 less than the total for this matchup.

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Vanderbilt Impact Players

  • Liam Robbins leads the Commodores with 15 points per game and 6.8 rebounds, while also posting 1 assists.
  • Tyrin Lawrence averages 12.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 50.2% from the field and 36.6% from beyond the arc with 1 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Ezra Manjon leads the Commodores at 3.8 assists per contest, while also averaging 2.8 rebounds and 10.1 points.
  • Jordan Wright puts up 10.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2 assists per game, shooting 40.7% from the field and 32.5% from downtown with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Myles Stute posts 8.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Michigan Impact Players

  • Hunter Dickinson is the Wolverines’ top scorer (18.4 points per game) and rebounder (9), and averages 1.5 assists.
  • Bufkin gives the Wolverines 14 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game. He also posts 1.3 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
  • Jett Howard is averaging 14.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2 assists per game, making 41.4% of his shots from the floor and 36.8% from beyond the arc, with 2.7 triples per contest.
  • Dug McDaniel is No. 1 on the Wolverines in assists (3.6 per game), and produces 8.3 points and 3 rebounds. He also posts 1.2 steals and 0 blocked shots.
  • Terrance Williams II gives the Wolverines 6.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.3 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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