NCAAB National Championship Preview

Two of the nation’s most historic programs will face off in tonight’s national championship game as the Kansas Jayhawks (32-6, 16-2 Big 12) take on the Kentucky Wildcats (37-2, 16-0 SEC). Both teams are loaded with talent, however, with potentially six first round picks on their roster Kentucky seems to be the superior team. Perhaps that explains why…

Weekend Sports Update

The 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four is set to tip off!  Betting activity is heating up, and the bets remain fairly split for both semifinal games.  In the late game, Ohio State is starting to gather a slight majority of point spread and teaser/parlay bets  in its game with Kansas as a 2.5 point…

Who is the Public Betting on in the Final Four?

The Louisville Cardinals, currently listed at +1020 to win the National Championship (at Pinnacle), are the clear underdog of the Final Four. However, they have the best ATS record at 8-0 in postseason tournament play (including Big East tournament). They are following in the footsteps of last year’s champion and fellow Big East team Connecticut…

Final Four Odds and Trends since 2004

With the 2012 Final Four beginning on Saturday (3/31), we’ll take a look at the last eight years and how each Final Four match-up has shaped up.  This year only one #1-seed remains, Kentucky, and they have been the clear-cut favorite to win the tournament since the season even started.  They opened up as an…

Final Four Opening Line Report

Although both games yesterday were decided by double digits, the final scores did not necessarily tell the whole story. Kentucky jumped all over Baylor early, taking a 42-22 lead into halftime before cruising to an 82-70 victory. In the later game, Kansas held a one-point lead over North Carolina with under four minutes remaining but a…

Weekend Sports Update

The last two Final Four spots in the NCAA Men’s Tournament will be settled on Sunday, as we’ll take a quick look at today’s March Madness games along with other happenings in the sports marketplace.  First, in today’s NCAA basketball games: Baylor has had a nice run through the tournament as a #3 seed; however,…