Kansas Jayhawks vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds And Game Analysis | April 4


By Lester Mackay | April 4, 2022 2:57 PM

The North Carolina Tar Heels face the Kansas Jayhawks for the national championship Monday. Tipoff at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans is set for 9:20pm ET. The Tar Heels are 4-point underdogs in the game.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Here is a look at the final game of the 2022 NCAA men’s basketball tournament with Kansas, the No. 1 seed from the Midwest Region, and North Carolina, the No. 8 seed from the East Region.

Kansas and North Carolina Betting Info

  • North Carolina Tar Heels moneyline: +160.
  • Kansas Jayhawks moneyline: -205.
  • Each of Kansas’ last 12 games have produced a total of 151 or fewer points.
  • Kansas has won 21 of its last 22 games against non-AP-ranked opponents.
  • The only No. 8 seed to win a national championship was Villanova in 1985.
  • The Tar Heels have covered the spread in their past four games as underdog.
  • Jayhawks are 25-0 when holding their opponent under 70 points this season.

North Carolina Tar Heels Stats

Average Per Game
Points Scored 78.1
Points Allowed 71.3
Assists Allowed 12.8
Rebounds Allowed 29.9

Key Players for North Carolina

  • RJ Davis: 13.5 PTS, 4.05 REB, 3.7 ASST
  • Armando Bacot: 16.3 PTS, 13.05 REB, 1.5 ASST
  • Rechon ‘Leaky’ Black: 5 PTS, 4.38 REB, 2.8 ASST
  • Caleb Love: 16 PTS, 3.42 REB, 3.6 ASST
  • Brady Manek: 15.2 PTS, 5.89 REB, 1.8 ASST

Kansas Jayhawks Stats

Average Per Game
Points Scored 78.4
Points Allowed 67.2
Assists Allowed 11.9
Rebounds Allowed 29.8

Key Players for Kansas

  • Christian Braun: 14.2 PTS, 6.38 REB, 2.8 ASST
  • Ochai Agbaji: 18.9 PTS, 5.11 REB, 1.6 ASST
  • Dajuan Harris Jr.: 5.5 PTS, 1.38 REB, 4.2 ASST
  • David McCormack: 10.5 PTS, 6.9 REB, 0.9 ASST
  • Jalen Wilson: 11 PTS, 7.53 REB, 1.8 ASST

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