2022 Sweet Sixteen Providence vs. Kansas Jayhawks Picks (03/25/2022)

2022 Sweet Sixteen Providence vs. Kansas Jayhawks Picks (03-25-2022)

On the whole, the Providence Friars do not have mass appeal with the College Basketball lines. Providence has never been a national brand. Although they don’t have a loaded offense, they play tough and smart. Most important of all, Wise Guys love the Friars. Cause by their good value and ability to get the cash. And that is what sharps value more than 5-star players. By contrast, Kansas is the ultimate casual money program. The Jayhawks command attention with their historic blue blood status and brand. Kansas is finally starting to show some profit potential in March Madness.

2022 March Madness Sweet Sixteen Providence Friars vs. Kansas Jayhawks

Date and Time:Friday, March 25, 2022, 7:29 p.m. ET
Location:United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV Coverage:TBS
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
Providence+7½ (-110)141½ (-110)+290
Kansas-7½ (-110)141½ (-110)-350
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Providence Friars vs. Kansas Jayhawks SBG Odds Overview

As was previously noted, the Providence Friars are an online betting value. Indeed, they continue to go unnoticed by the casual bettors and fans. However, under head coach Ed Cooley, the Friars are becoming profitable. Wise Guys value the Friars for their perfect combination of being a quality program that squares overlook. Counter to blue blood like the Kansas Jayhawks, oddsmakers will give Providence enhanced prices. The Jayhawks will get an overload of square money based on their name. Providence represents the opposite of that.

Providence Friars Team Overview

The last time out for Providence was a 79-51win payout over Richmond as 3.5-point favorites. The game stayed under the total of 134. Subsequently, the Friars took out South Dakota State 66-57 as 3-point favorites in the first round. The contest went under a total of 148. Providence is printing money with five payouts in their most recent seven games. Four of their last six games went under the total.

As a result, the Friars are 27-5 straight up, 19-13 against the spread, and 16-16 over/under the total. Providence ranks 140th nationally for scoring offense, 101st for offensive rebounds, 101st for points allowed, and 87th for defensive rebounds. Center Nate Wilson, guard Al Durham, and Hared Bynum average over 12.6 points per game. Additionally, Noah Horchler brings 9.9 points and 8.5 rebounds per contest.

Correlate that Providence was the regular-season champion of the Big East Conference. It was the only regular-season conference championship in program history

Kansas Jayhawks Team Overview

Last game, Kansas was a 79-72 winner over Creighton as 13.5-point favorites. The tilt cleared a total of 141. The Jayhawks beat the Texas Southern Tigers 83-56 as 21.5-point favorites in the first round. Also, the game stayed under the total of 146.

Now the Jayhawks stand at 25-6 straight up, 14-16-against the spread, and 17-14 over/under the total. Kansas ranks 29th nationally for scoring offense, 45th for offensive rebounds, 168th for points allowed, and 100th for defensive rebounds. Consider that Agbaji is averaging 19.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Against Creighton, Agbaji scored 15 points with eight rebounds. When a game is on the line, Agbaji is a difference-maker.

Providence Friars vs. Kansas Jayhawks SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Kansas will have the best player on the court. Head coach Bill Self and the Jayhawks are at their best. In turn, they will get a favorable price with the College basketball lines.

Providence vs. Kansas SBG Best Bet: Kansas Jayhawks.