March Madness 2012 odds are posted as far as who will win each region in the NCAA Tournament. Now here are spread trends for the opening round—the so-called “play-in games” in order to qualify for the field of 64. All records are against the spread.
These are for games of Tuesday and Wednesday.
Western Kentucky vs. Mississippi Valley State
The Hilltoppers have covered five straight off a straight up win, 6-0 in NCAA Tournament, 6-0 versus an opponent with a winning percentage of .600 or above, 13-3 overall, 24-9 on neutral courts, but 6-16 outside the conference.
Mississippi Valley State is 1-4 versus an opponent with a losing record, 1-6 off win, 1-6 overall, 0-4 on neutral courts.
Iona vs. BYU
Top sports handicappers note that the Gaels are 6-1 on neutral courts, 12-3 off a spread loss, 1-5 outside conference, 0-4 to teams with a winning record.
The Brigham Young Cougars are 17-7 off a spread loss, but 3-8 in NCAA Tournament, 0-4 overall.
Vermont vs. Lamar
Catamounts 10-2 versus an opponent with a winning percentage of .600 or above, 11-4 to teams with a winning record, 2-6 off a spread win.
The Cardinals are 7-0 versus an opponent with a winning percentage of .600 or above, 8-1 to teams with a winning record, 8-3 outside the conference.
South Florida vs. California
Bulls 6-2 off a spread loss, 7-3 overall, 1-5 neutral. The Golden Bears are 7-3 outside conference, 1-5 versus an opponent with a winning percentage of .600 or above, 1-6 off double-digit home loss.
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