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Final Four Betting Angles
It’s onward to Dallas for the Final Four games.  To put the wraps on the 2014 NCAA Tournament, listed below are some interesting trends and angles to as our Fab Four heads off to the big ‘D’ this weekend. 
 
All results listed below are ATS (Against The Spread) and most recent since 1991 unless noted otherwise. 
 
Enjoy.
 
NCAA FINAL 4 ROUND NOTES 

#1 Seeds not off an ATS win are 9-1 ATS (Florida)
 
#2 Seeds are 6-13 ATS (Wisconsin)
 
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The last #7 Seed to appear in a Final Four game was 1984 (Connecticut)
 
#8 Seeds are 1-2 SU and ATS (Kentucky)
 
Teams who are 4-0 ATS in this tourney are 10-15 ATS (Connecticut, Kentucky, Wisconsin)
           
Teams with same season revenge are 1-7 SU and 2-6 ATS (Florida)
 
SEC teams are 5-2 ATS versus foes off an underdog win (Florida, Kentucky)
 
Big 10 underdogs off three straight ATS wins are 1-6 ATS (Wisconsin)

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP GAME NOTES 

#1 Seed favorites are 7-2 ATS
 
#2 Seeds are 0-3 SUATS since 2006
 
#5 or worse Seeds are 0-5 SU and 1-4 ATS
 
Favorites of 5 < pts are 12-1 ATS
 
Teams with a win percentage of .810 < are 1-5 ATS
 
Underdogs > 2 pts who allowed 60 > pts in the Final 4 round are 0-5 ATS
 
Underdogs of 3 > pts off a SU dog win are 0-4 ATS
 
Big 10 teams are 1-7 SUATS
 
SEC teams are 3-0 SUATS since 2006
 
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Connecticut’s Kevin Ollie is:
4-0 SU and 4-0 ATS in NCAA tournament
3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS vs Big 10
1-0 and 0-1 ATS vs SEC
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Calipari
1-0 SU and 0-1 ATS vs Donovan
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Ryan
 
Florida’s Billy Donovan is:
34-11 SU and 27-17-1 ATS in NCAA tournament
1-1 SU and 1-1 ATS vs AAC
9-10 SU and 8-10-1 ATS vs Big 10
218-114 SU and 169-156-7 ATS vs SEC
5-9 SU and 6-7-1 ATS vs Calipari
0-1 SU and 1-0 ATS vs Ollie
1-1 SU and 1-0-1 ATS vs Ryan
 
Kentucky’s John Calipari is:
42-13 SU and 31-23-1 ATS in NCAA tournament
2-0 SU and 2-0 ATS vs AAC
10-6 SU and 9-7 ATS vs Big 10
95-36 SU and 64-65-2 ATS vs SEC
9-5 SU and 7-6-1 ATS vs Donovan
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Ollie
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Ryan
 
Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan is:
20-12 SU and 19-12-1 ATS in NCAA tournament
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs AAC
9-4 SU and 8-4-1 ATS vs SEC
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Calipari
1-1 SU and 0-1-1 ATS vs Donovan
0-0 SU and 0-0 ATS vs Ollie
 
There you have it, trends and notes of teams and coaches for the NCAA Final Four and out games played over the last 25 years.
 
I hope you’ve enjoyed the tournament as much as I have.
 
I’ll return during the NBA playoffs with an overview of some Good, Bad, and downright Ugly stats and trends. Until then, enjoy the rest of the ‘Dance’.
 

  
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