Final Four: Kentucky Wildcats Favorites Over Wisconsin Badgers
Kentucky narrowly remained undefeated and almost lost their tournament life against Notre Dame, winning 68-66. The Wildcats were 11-point favorites in that game and failed to cover the spread.
Kentucky has won 38 straight games. They are 20-16-2 against the spread. However, over their last six games they 2-3-1 against the spread.
The Wildcats defeated Wisconsin lost year and come back as an improved team. Willie Cauley-Stein will be playing in this game and was absent last year.
Wisconsin defeated Arizona, 85-78, to earn their way into the final four. They covered a 1.5-point spread as underdogs.
Wisconsin has won 10 straight games and have only dropped three games this season. They are 20-17-1 against the spread. They are 4-2 against the spread over their last six games.
Wisconsin was knocked out of the tournament by Kentucky last year and that loss has stuck with the Badgers. They have another year of experience under their belt and will now look for some pay back. Frank Kaminsky is going to be key player for the Badgers in this game.
The OVER/UNDER is a hard on to bet on in this one, as each team trends toward opposite ends. Kentucky has gone UNDER in four of its last five games. The Badgers have hit the OVER in four of its last five games.
In addition to betting on the point spread and totals, there is an array of player and team props bets available at the various sportsbooks.