March Madness Betting Guide: Final Four
We are now down to four teams remaining in the 2018-19 college basketball season, and it has been a fun ride throughout. Before the season, the expectation was that blue bloods would rule the season with strong recruits and transfers coming to their respective campuses. After 5,605 Division-I NCAA basketball games -- including the 64 tournament games -- we are left with none of the blue bloods, further proving why we play the games and love the madness of this tournament.
What we do have remaining are some fun storylines with schools that are mostly not accustomed to playing into April.
Michigan State is the only real historically powerful program of the group, led by a coach looking for his elusive second national title. Texas Tech has reached the Final Four for the first time in program history after Chris Beard's group lost five of their top seven scorers from last year's Elite Eight team. Virginia has been one of the most successful regular season teams over the past six years under Tony Bennett and is looking for redemption after last season's tournament disappointment. And Auburn, who has done most of their historical damage in the tournament as a low seed and disappointed as a high seed, make their first Final Four in only their 10th NCAA Tournament appearance.
Throw all of this into a Saturday night in Minneapolis, and we will see four of Kenpom's top 13 teams entering the tournament battling to reach heights most only imagined for their program. Without further ado, let's get to the games.
Using our models as a guide, here are our best bets for Saturday.
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