Notre Dame vs. Kentucky Trends
CLEVELAND, OH (The Spread) - With Notre Dame and Kentucky set to tip off at 8:49PM ET, let's take a look at some key betting trends for both teams.
The best trend involving Notre Dame unfortunately doesn't favor the Irish, as ND is 1-8 against the spread in its last nine NCAA Tournament games. Otherwise, the Irish are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games overall and 5-2 ATS in their last seven neutral site games.
On the other side, the Wildcats are just 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five NCAA Tournament games and are just 4-12-1 ATS in their last 17 games versus the ACC. That said, Kentucky is also 12-3-2 at the betting window in its last 17 neutral site games and is 8-3-2 ATS in its last 13 games overall.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are 11-point favorites versus the Fighting Irish while the over/under total currently sits at 136 points.