March Madness: What you need to know about Final Four

Final Four battles take place today, as the Auburn Tigers vs. Virginia Cavaliers (-6) and Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Michigan State Spartans (-2.5) take the court with dreams of advancing to the National Championship next week.

Final Four Matchups and Betting Picks

Final Four Teams: What you need to know

Final Four Betting Notes

(Betting data from FanDuel Sportsbook

  • According to FanDuel Sportsbook as of Friday at 3:15 p.m. ET, Virginia is their biggest liability in the NCAA outright. Their game with Auburn has attracted the most attention in terms of bets and handle.
  • Michigan State’s Cassius Winston (+270) is the favorite to win Most Outstanding Player 2019.
  • Virginia is +125 to win the National Championship, they opened the March Madness tournament as +850. In their matchup with Auburn, 39.24 percent of the spread split by bet count went toward Virginia.
  • Auburn is +800 to win the National Championship after opening at +4000 at the start of the tourney. 70.71 percent of the moneyline split by bet count in their matchup with Virginia has went toward Auburn. Auburn also has the dominating side on spread split by bet volume, pulling in 71.97 percent as of Friday afternoon.
  • Michigan State is +190 to win the National Championship after opening at +1400. The Spartans held the moneyline split by volume at 65.59 percent over Texas Tech at FanDuel Sportsbook as of Friday afternoon.
  • Texas Tech is +460 to win the National Championship after opening at +3300. In terms of spread split by volume as of Friday, Texas Tech edged out Michigan State 53.87 percent to 46.13 percent, respectively, and 51.21 percent to 48.79 percent in Texas Tech’s favor on the moneyline split by bet count.

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