Saturday's Final Four Odds
(TheSpread) – The 2012 NCAA Tournament is down to the Final Four with the national semifinals taking place today. Here is a look at the updated odds for these games.
The first game of Saturday’s action has Kentucky facing in-state rival, Louisville, at 6:05PM ET (View Matchup). Oddsmakers have the Wildcats as an 8.5-point favorite against the Cardinals, while the over/under total has been set at 137 points. Kentucky is 36-2 on the season and 9-1 on a neutral floor while Louisville is 30-9 overall and 8-0 on a neutral court. The Cardinals are 22-13-1 against the spread while Kentucky is 15-21-1 ATS. Kentucky beat Louisville 69-62 earlier this season, but the Cardinals covered the 10-point spread. Kentucky has won the last three in this series and the Wildcats have covered in six of their last eight against the Cardinals.
The second game of the night has Ohio State facing off with Kansas at 8:45PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, Ohio State comes into the game as a 2.5-point favorite against Kansas, while the over/under total has been set at 135.5 points. Kansas is 31-6 on the season and 7-3 on a neutral floor while Ohio State is 31-7 overall and 6-1 on a neutral floor. The Buckeyes are 20-13 against the spread this season while the Jayhawks are 18-17-1 ATS. Kansas beat Ohio State 78-68 earlier this season and they have won the last four against Ohio State, while covering the spread in two of those four games.
For odds and point totals for each Final Four game on Saturday, see below.
2012 Final Four Odds for Saturday, March 31
817 Louisville +8.5 (137)
818 Kentucky -8.5
819 Ohio State -2.5 (135.5)
820 Kansas +2.5