National Title Game Odds
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – The 2015 National Championship Game is set with Duke taking on Wisconsin on Monday night. Here is a look at the opening odds for this contest.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, this game is considered even, as the point spread has been made a pick ‘em. The over/under total for the contest is being listed at 140 points currently. Monday night’s game will be held from Lucas Oil Stadium on CBS. These two actually met back on Dec. 3 with Duke picking up an 80-70 win at Wisconsin.
Duke advanced to Monday’s championship game with a convincing 81-61 win over Michigan State in the Final Four on Saturday night. The Blue Devils fell behind 14-6 quickly but then dominated from there, shooting 52 percent from the floor while committing just eight turnovers. Justise Winslow had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead the team while Jahlil Okafor added 18 points and six rebounds.
Wisconsin advanced to the title game by ending the undefeated run of Kentucky, 71-64. The game was very back-and-forth before the Badgers locked things up in the closing moments thanks to a big 3-pointer and FTs from Sam Dekker, who had 16 points. Frank Kaminsky added 20 points with 11 rebounds for the Badgers. Wisconsin dominated the glass in the win, out-rebounding Kentucky 34-33.