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Michigan vs. Colorado State – NCAA Tournament First Round – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The No. 11 Michigan Wolverines (17-14) are 2.5-point favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they face off against the No. 6 Colorado State Rams (25-5) on Thursday, starting at 12:15 PM. Here’s everything you need to know about this 6-11 matchup before filling out your bracket.

Michigan vs. Colorado State Predictions

Michigan vs. Colorado State Betting Odds

Michigan vs Colorado State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Michigan -2.5 140 points

Michigan vs. Colorado State Last 10 Games

  • Michigan is 5-5 overall and 5-5-0 against the spread over its past 10 contests.
  • The final score of the last 10 Michigan games has gone over the set total five times.
  • The last 10 Wolverines games averaged 142.2 total points, 2.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
  • The Wolverines’ per-game scoring average during their past 10 games is 0.3 points higher than their season-long average.
  • Colorado State has a 7-3 record straight-up in its past 10 matchups, while covering the spread five times in those games.
  • Colorado State’s past 10 games saw three hit the over.
  • The last 10 Rams games averaged 138.3 total points, 1.7 fewer points than this matchup’s point total.
  • The Rams’ per-game scoring average over their last 10 games is 66.7, 7.0 points lower than their season-long per-game average.

Michigan vs. Colorado State Betting Trends

  • Michigan is 13-17-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Wolverines have an ATS record of 8-11 when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
  • This season, Michigan’s games have hit the over 17 times out of 30 chances.
  • The 73 points per game the Wolverines put up are 7.3 more points than the Rams allow (65.7).
  • Michigan has a 12-8 record against the spread and a 15-6 record overall when scoring more than 65.7 points.
  • Colorado State has put together a record of 14-14-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 2.5-point underdogs or more, the Rams have an ATS record of 1-1.
  • Games involving Colorado State have hit the over 10 times out of 29 chances this year.
  • The Rams’ 73.7 points per game are only 3.8 more points than the 69.9 the Wolverines allow.
  • Colorado State is 11-6-1 against the spread and 17-2 overall when it scores more than 69.9 points.

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Michigan vs. Colorado State Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Michigan and its opponents have combined to outscore Thursday’s over/under of 140 points 19 times.
  • In Colorado State’s 29 games this season, 13 have finished with more combined scoring than Thursday’s over/under of 140.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 146.7 points per game, 6.7 points more than the point total of 140 for this matchup.
  • This game’s total is 4.4 fewer points than the 135.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
  • The Wolverines have seen a 140.4 average over/under in their games this season, 0.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 1.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Rams’ games this season (141.3 points).

Michigan Team Leaders

  • Hunter Dickinson: 18.3 PTS, 8.3 REB, 1.4 BLK, 56.3 FG%, 31.6 3PT% (18-for-57)
  • DeVante Jones: 10.7 PTS, 46.4 FG%, 33.8 3PT% (26-for-77)
  • Eli Brooks: 12.3 PTS, 1.2 STL, 44.1 FG%, 38.9 3PT% (51-for-131)
  • Caleb: 10.5 PTS, 38.8 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (56-for-153)
  • Moussa Diabate: 9 PTS, 54.9 FG%, 21.4 3PT% (3-for-14)

Colorado State Team Leaders

  • David Roddy: 19.5 PTS, 7.6 REB, 1.2 STL, 1.1 BLK, 57.5 FG%, 45.5 3PT% (45-for-99)
  • Isaiah Stevens: 14.9 PTS, 1.2 STL, 46.7 FG%, 37.3 3PT% (41-for-110)
  • John Tonje: 9.4 PTS, 47.8 FG%, 38.1 3PT% (32-for-84)
  • Chandler Jacobs: 5.6 PTS, 42.6 FG%, 28.3 3PT% (17-for-60)
  • Kendle Moore: 6.4 PTS, 44.4 FG%, 31.5 3PT% (28-for-89)

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