Kansas vs. Villanova NCAA Tournament Final Four Betting Picks and Predictions

by | Mar 28, 2022

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Kansas vs. Villanova Betting Picks & Predictions

A Final Four matchup in the NCAA Tournament will see the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (32-6) and the No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats (30-7) hit the court on Saturday at 6:09 PM at Caesars Superdome (airing on TBS) with a spot in the National Championship game to be won. Kansas is a 4-point favorite to survive and advance to the championship game.

Kansas vs. Villanova Betting Line

Kansas vs Villanova Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Kansas -4 132.5 -112 -109 -191 160

Kansas vs. Villanova Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:09 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Computer Predictions for Kansas vs. Villanova

Computer picks for Jayhawks vs Wildcats
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Kansas (-4) Over (132.5) Villanova 73 Kansas 67

Kansas vs. Villanova Betting Trends

  • Kansas is 20-21-0 against the spread this year.
  • This season, the Jayhawks have an against the spread record of 16-18 in their 34 games as a favorite of 4 points or more.
  • Kansas’ games this year have eclipsed the over/under in 46.3% of its opportunities (19 times in 41 games with a set point total).
  • Kansas Leaders

  • The Jayhawks scoring leader is Ochai Agbaji, who contributes 18.9 points per game.
  • Kansas is led in rebounding by Jalen Wilson’s 7.4 rebounds per game and assists by Dajuan Harris’ 4.2 assists per game.
  • Agbaji is the top three-point shooter for the Jayhawks, hitting 2.6 per game.
  • Harris leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Mitch Lightfoot collects 0.9 blocks an outing to pace Kansas.
  • Kansas Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 47.8 18
    Opp. Field Goal % 41 47
    Rebounds Per Game 35.5 24
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 29.8 83
    Turnovers Per Game 11.9 187
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 11.9 158

    Villanova vs. Kansas Betting Trends

  • Villanova has 22 wins in 37 games against the spread this year.
  • The Wildcats have no wins ATS (0-1) as a 4-point underdog or greater this year.
  • Villanova has seen 17 of its 37 games go over the point total.
  • Villanova Leaders

  • Collin Gillespie holds the top spot on the Wildcats scoring and assist lists, tallying 15.6 points and 3.3 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Jermaine Samuels is the Villanova leader with 6.5 per game.
  • Gillespie makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, averaging 2.9 treys per game.
  • Villanova’s Brandon Slater has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.1 per game and Samuels is first in blocks with 0.7 per game.
  • Villanova Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 43.4 218
    Opp. Field Goal % 40.4 37
    Rebounds Per Game 31.9 181
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 29.2 59
    Turnovers Per Game 9.3 347
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 11.5 127

    Betting Tips for Kansas vs. Villanova

    After digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup, our best bet against the spread is Kansas (-4). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 132.5 points, with the teams finishing with a final score of Kansas 73, Villanova 67 when it’s sorted out on the court.

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