Kansas Vs Villanova: NCAA Tournament Final 4 Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 2, 2022

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A berth in the NCAA Tournament National Championship is on the table as the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (32-6) and the No. 2 seed Villanova Wildcats (30-7) play in the Final Four on Saturday at 6:09 PM at . Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Jayhawks’ (-197 to win on the moneyline) contest with the Wildcats (+162).

The insights in this article are based off odds valid as of March 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET.

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Kansas vs Villanova Betting Odds

Kansas Offense Vs. Villanova Defense

Kansas Offense Stats (Rank) Villanova Defense
78.3 (24) Points/Gm 62.2 (19)
70.4 (79) Possessions/Game 63.6 (14)
47.8 (18) Field Goal % 40.4 (37)
35.5 (76) 3PT % 30.1 (29)
53.6 (42) Effective FG % 46.8 (48)
56.4 (62) True Shooting % 50.2 (63)

Villanova Offense Vs. Kansas Defense

Villanova Offense Stats (Rank) Kansas Defense
71.9 (150) Points/Gm 67.3 (122)
62.6 (350) Possessions/Game 70.6 (263)
43.3 (224) Field Goal % 41.1 (52)
35.7 (62) 3PT % 29.5 (18)
51.5 (117) Effective FG % 46.1 (29)
56.5 (56) True Shooting % 49.1 (22)

Kansas Betting Insights

  • Kansas has put together a 21-19-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Jayhawks have been favored by 4.5 points or more 33 times this season, and covered the spread in 17 of those matchups.
  • Kansas and its opponents have combined to hit the over 20 out of 40 times this season.
  • In 32 of 40 games this season, Kansas and its opponents have combined to score more than 132.5 points.
  • The Jayhawks have an average point total of 141.8 in their outings this year, 9.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Villanova Betting Insights

  • Villanova is 22-16-1 ATS this season.
  • The Wildcats have been an underdog by 4.5 points or more this season once, and failed to cover the spread.
  • In Villanova’s 39 chances this year, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 16 times.
  • Villanova has combined with its opponents to score more than 132.5 points in 20 of 39 games this season.
  • Wildcats games this year have had a 135.7-point total on average, 3.2 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

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Kansas Key Players

  • The Jayhawks scoring leader is Ochai Agbaji, who puts up 18.9 points per game.
  • Dajuan Harris leads Kansas with 4.2 assists a game and Jalen Wilson paces the squad with 7.4 rebounds per contest.
  • Agbaji is the top three-point shooter for the Jayhawks, connecting on 2.6 per game.
  • Harris leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Mitch Lightfoot collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace Kansas.

Villanova Key Players

  • Collin Gillespie has the top spot on the Wildcats scoring and assist lists, tallying 15.6 points and 3.3 assists per game.
  • Jermaine Samuels’ 6.5 rebounds per game paces Villanova’s rebounding effort. He also adds 11.1 points per game.
  • Gillespie is tops from three-point range for the Wildcats, knocking down 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.
Author: Lucy Green