NCAA Championship Betting Trends
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (The Spread) – When Duke and Wisconsin tip-off tonight at 9:18PM ET in the NCAA Championship Game, something will have to give from a betting standpoint.
Over their last 10 games the Badgers are a perfect 10-0 and are 7-3 against the spread over that same span. The Blue Devils have perhaps been even more impressive, going 9-1 straight up and 9-1 at the betting window over their last 10 games.
Both of these teams are covering the spread in NCAA Tournament games as well. Wisconsin is 7-2-1 against the number in its last 10 NCAA Tournament games while Duke is a perfect 5-0 ATS in its last five NCAA Tournament games. The Badgers are also 5-2 ATS in their last seven games overall and the Blue Devils are 7-0 ATS in their last seven non-conference games.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Duke is a 1-point underdog versus Wisconsin for tonight’s game after the game opened as a pick’em. The total, meanwhile, opened at 141 before dropping to 140.