La Salle vs. Kansas State Odds
KANSAS CITY, MO (The Spread) - Kansas State is a clear favorite over La Salle today at 3:10PM ET when the second round of the 2013 March Madness Tournament continues from the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Kansas State is a 6-point favorite over La Salle, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 131.5 points. The Explorers are 22-9 overall and 3-1 on neutral floors this year, while the Wildcats are 27-7 overall and 5-3 at neutral sites.
The Wildcats opened as a 5-point favorite but the spread has been bet up to 5.5 or 6 points depending on what sports book you view. The total opened at 132 and has either remained at that number or has been bet down to 131.5. The Explorers were 13-12-2 against the spread in lined play this season while the Wildcats are 15-14-1 against the number in 2012-13.
La Salle is 4-1-1 against the spread in its last six neutral site games but the rest of the recent trends don’t favor the Explorers. They’re 3-7 against the number in their last 10 games versus a team with a win percentage above .600, 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS win, and 1-6 ATS in their last seven games versus the Big 12. They’re also 0-4-1 against the number in their last five Friday games.
As for the Wildcats, they’re 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games following a straight up loss and 5-1 ATS in their last six games following an ATS loss. They’re also 3-1-1 ATS in their last five games versus the Atlantic 10 Conference but 1-6 ATS in their last seven non-conference games.
2013 March Madness Odds
845 La Salle +6 (131.5)
846 Kansas State -6