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Whether your bracket is busted or not, the NCAA tournament moves on. The No. 10 Florida Gators look for another upset win when they take on the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines for a chance to move on to the Sweet 16. Michigan opens up as 6.5-point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.


Before you place your bet, one way or the other, here's what the experts are saying about this Round of 32 matchup.


Florida vs Michigan Predictions


Freep Sports

As impressive as Florida's first-round victory over Nevada was, Nick Baumgardner, of Freep Sports, doesn't think its luck will continue. He calls the Gators "a worse version of Michigan" in the sense that their defense outpaces their offense. He has Michigan winning by six to cover.

Athlon Sports

Antwan Staley is also taking the Michigan Wolverines. As talented as Florida is, its inability to match its defensive excellence on offense is why the Gators likely fall short, according to Staley. Michigan is ranked second in defense and 18th on offense, putting forward a more balanced team. Staley has the Wolverines winning by 10.

ESPN Basketball Power Index

ESPN completes this three-site sweep with a nod to the Wolverines. The BPI gives Michigan a 78.8 percent chance to win the game and head to the Sweet 16. 


Both experts are taking Michigan to cover while ESPN joins them with the prediction of a moneyline win.


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