Thursday's Sweet 16 Line Movement
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - The 2015 NCAA Tournament continues tonight with four Sweet 16 matchups and the line has moved in several of the games.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the No. 7 Wichita State and No. 3 Notre Dame matchup at 7:15PM ET tonight opened as a pick'em but now the Fighting Irish are 2-point underdogs despite being the higher seed. The total for this game also moved from 136 up to 137.
In the 7:47PM ET game between No. 4 North Carolina and No. 1 Wisconsin, the Badgers opened as a 3.5-point favorite before the spread climbed all the way up to 6.5 at most sports books. The total has also seen a significant move, going from 141.5 up to 145.
There's been less movement in the 9:45PM ET matchup between No. 5 West Virginia and No. 1 Kentucky, which opened as a 14-point favorite before the line dropped a half point to 13.5. The total, meanwhile, opened at 137 before dropping to 136.5.
Finally, the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats opened as a 9.5-point favorite over No. 6 Xavier but the line has climbed past the key number of 10 and is now sitting at 10.5. The total is also 135.5 after opening at 134. Tip off for this matchup is set for 10:17PM ET.