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Michigan vs Villanova Tips – Villanova to cover in March Madness Sweet 16

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Last updated: 24 Mar 2022
Leigh Copson 24 Mar 2022
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Michigan vs Villanova Tips


Villanova are tipped to cover as they advance to the March Madness elite eight. The Wildcats are in red-hot form and have been playing some of their basketball of the year.
  • Michigan vs Villanova Tips
  • Head To Head
  • Michigan Form
  • Villanova Form
  • Michigan vs Villanova FAQs

Michigan just sprang one major upset, but they lack the consistency needed to pull off another.

  • Villanova are 12-1 in their last 13 games
  • Villanova are 2-0-0 ATS at March Madness so far
  • Villanova are 3-1-0 ATS in their last 4 games at a neutral venue
  • Michigan are 1-7-0 ATS in their last 8 games after an ATS win

Head To Head


  • Villanova lead the all-time series 3-2
  • Michigan won 73-46 when the teams last met in 2018

Michigan Form


Michigan have knocked off two top 25 teams on their away to the Sweet Sixteen in March Madness.

The Wolverines and the regular season in inconsistent form and had a miserable showing in the conference tournament, going ‘one and done’.

They have been anything but disappointing so far in the national championship tournament.

Michigan opened with a 75-63 victory over Colorado State in the first round, and then topped that last time out.

The Wolverines booked their place in the Sweet Sixteen with a 76-68 win over #5 Tennessee.

Hunter Dickinson was the star of the show for as he racked up 27 points and 11 rebounds in a double double.

Eli Brooks also shot over 60% from the field as he contributed 23 points for Michigan.

Villanova Form


Villanova stumbled a couple of times late in the regular season, but they have been dominant since then.

The Wildcats downed St John’s (NY), #20 Connecticut and Creighton on their way to winning the Big East conference tournament.

They then made a comfortable start to March Madness by blowing out Delaware, 80-60, in the first round.

Villanova faced a tougher test in the form of Ohio State in round two, but it was a test they passed with flying colors.

The Wildcats poured in 39 first-half points and never looked back on their way to a 71-61 win.

Collin Gillespie led the team in scoring with 20 points despite not being an efficient shooter in the matchup.

Jermaine Samuels did not struggle with his shooting however – he shot 78% from the field as he registered 17 points to go along with eight rebounds.

Michigan vs Villanova FAQs

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Verdict

Michigan have shown they will be no pushover, but Villanova are in fantastic form right now.

The Wildcats have won and covered in the first two rounds, and we expect that trend to continue.

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