|2013 March Madness Sweet 16 Odds & Spread: Marquette vs. Miami|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 28 March 2013 11:00|
Marquette vs. Miami Odds
This game will be played from Verizon Center in Washington, DC and is part of the East Region with Miami as the No. 2 seed and Marquette the No. 3 seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Miami is the favorite in this game, as the Hurricanes have odds of -5 points against Marquette. The over/under total for this game has been set at 127 points. Opening odds had Miami favored by 5.5 points. The spread hit a peak of 6 points before falling back to Miami -5.
Miami reached the Sweet 16 by beating Illinois, 63-59. The Hurricanes got everything they could handle from the Illini, but managed to win the game by committing just six turnovers while hitting 9 3-pointers. Rion Brown was the leader for Miami, as he had 21 points and 5 rebounds on 7 of 14 shooting. Miami is now 29-6 on the season, 5-2 on a neutral floor and 21-10-1 against the spread.
Marquette reached the Sweet 1 thanks to a 74-72 win over Butler last weekend. The Golden Eagles used a 47-37 second half to get the victory. Marquette had 15 turnovers in the win, but managed to get to the free-throw line 27 times in the contest. Vander Blue continued his strong finish to the season by racking up 29 points on 9 of 15 shooting for the Eagles. Marquette is 25-8 on the season, 4-2 on a neutral court and 13-15-1 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Sweet 16 Odds – Marquette vs. Miami
809 Marquette +5 Over 127
810 Miami -5 Under 127