Kansas guard Remy Martin celebrates after scoring against Villanova during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinal round of the Men’s Final Four NCAA tournament, Saturday, April 2, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
- Kansas is a four-point favorite over North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday in New Orleans
- Kansas beat Villanova 81-65 and North Carolina downed Duke 81-77 in the semifinal
- Monday’s game is scheduled to tip off at 9:20 p.m. ET
Kansas has opened as a four-point favorite over North Carolina in Monday night’s NCAA Tournament championship game in New Orleans.
Kansas (33-6/20-19 (ATS) ran its winning streak to 10 games Saturday by beating Villanova 81-65 in the semifinals at the Caesars Superdome.
In the other semifinal, North Carolina (29-9/21-16-1 ATS) edged Duke 81-77 for its 11th win in its last 12 game. The Tar Heels not only beat their archrivals but ended the career of legendary Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Kansas vs North Carolina Odds
|Kansas||-182||-4 (-110)||Over 152.5 (-110)|
|North Carolina||+150||+4 (-110)||Under 152.5 (-110)|
Odds as of April 2nd at FanDuel Sportsbook.
In addition to being four-point picks, Kansas has opened as -182 picks on the moneyline. That gives the Jayhawks a 64.54% expected win probability.
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