Key Final Four Betting Trends
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (The Spread) - Here are some key betting trends to consider before the Final Four kicks off tonight at 6:09PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Duke is a 5.5-point favorite versus Michigan State in the first of the two Final Four matchups at 6:09PM ET. In the second game at 8:49PM ET, Wisconsin is now only a 4.5-point underdog after opening as a 6-point dog versus Kentucky.
The Spartans are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four NCAA Tournament games but then again, so are the Blue Devils. The over is also 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams and the total is currently sitting at 138 for tonight's game.
The Wildcats are just 1-4-1 against the number in their last six NCAA Tournament games while the Badgers are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 NCAA Tournament matchups. When these two teams met a year ago, Kentucky pushed as a 1-point favorite in a 74-73 victory while the over 138 hit after the two teams combined to score 147 points.