Just one game separates teams from the Final Four. Here are a few betting trends to know before the start of the Elite Eight.

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General Elite Eight Trends

Favorites are 19-29 ATS (39.6%)

  • Kansas, Gonzaga, Florida, North Carolina

1-seeds are 13-20 ATS

  • Kansas, Gonzaga, North Carolina

1-seeds getting >50% of bets 7-14 ATS

  • Kansas

Double-digit seeds are 4-1 SU and 5-0 ATS

  • Xavier

Underdogs that have covered every game in the tournament (3-0): 12-3 ATS

  • South Carolina

No. 4 Florida vs. No. 7 South Carolina

There is a Pro System pick for this game that is 72-45 (62%) ATS

Which team should you bet?

Coaching Trends

Bill Self is the least profitable ATS coach in the Elite Eight

Mark Few is the most profitable active OVER coach in the NCAA tournament

Roy Williams as a favorite in NCAA tournament is 23-13 ATS

  • 3-1 ATS in the Elite Ei


Teams getting 3 or more points have been historically profitable in the Elite Eight. When you add additional filters the ATS records improve.

FilterATS RecordTeams that Match
Total <13812-4South Carolina
Opp ATS Win % > 50%20-11Oregon, Xavier, South Carolina
Following Win of 4 or less6-2Oregon and Xavier
Previous Game ATS Margin 0-1011-4Oregon and Xavier
Team ATS% <55%12-6Xavier and South Carolina
Opp Last Win 1-7 points8-0Xavier and South Carolina