Finding a No. 12 seed in the Round of 32 is not all that surprising, since at least one has made it through in 22 of the last 24 tournaments. But to see two No. 15 seeds? Now that will make for an interesting weekend.
As the teams mentally recover from a hectic first round and prepare for their next matchups, fans are looking more confused than ever about what is happening in the bracket. In the wake of several serious upsets, the lines for the next round of games have become incredibly interesting and even more debatable.
Here’s a look at Bovada’s lines for the Round of 32 games on Saturday, which will feature VCU and Colorado.
Syracuse -5 over Kansas State
Ohio State -7.5 over Gonzaga
Marquette -5.5 over Murray State
Vanderbilt -1.5 over Michigan
Indiana -6 over VCU
Kentucky -11 over Iowa State
Baylor -7.5 over Colorado
Louisville -1.5 over New Mexico State
VCU seems to be built for upsetting high seeds, so No. 4 Indiana will have its hands full, but each of the eight games figures to be exciting. With more pressure added as the field thins itself out, each team will be more urgent in their play. As for which team gets the edge, only tuning into the games with some good food and a (hopefully not totally destroyed) bracket will tell.
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