Wichita State vs. Louisville Odds
This game will be played from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta and features the Midwest Regional champion in Louisville facing the West Regional champ in Wichita State (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Louisville is the favorite in this game, as the Cardinals have odds of -11 points against Wichita State. The over/under total for this game has been set at 133 points. These two teams have no recent meetings.
Louisville reached the Final Four by making an impressive run through the Midwest Region, arguably the toughest region of the four. The Cardinals won all four games by an averaging margin of 21.75 points. Louisville has won 14 straight games entering the Final Four and now has a record of 33-5. The Cardinals are also 10-1 on a neutral floor and 23-15 against the spread. Louisville has been led this season by guard Russ Smith, who is averaging 18.9 points per game. Center Gorgui Dieng is adding 10.2 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.
Wichita State, a nine seed, was the surprise winner of the West Region. The Shockers disposed of top-seeded Gonzaga and second-seeded Ohio State on its road to Atlanta. Wichita State showed a lot of offensive consistency in the tournament, scoring 72.25 points per game, with a low of 70 and a high of 76. The Shockers are now 30-8 on the season, 9-1 on a neutral court and 19-14-2 against the spread. Forward Cleanthony Early has led the team this season with 13.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game while forward Carl Hall is posting 12.5 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.
2013 March Madness Final Four Odds – Wichita State vs. Louisville
817 Wichita State +11 Over 133
818 Louisville -11 Under 133