Memphis vs Virginia March Madness Odds
Top-seeded Virginia will continue their run at the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday as they go up against No. 8 Memphis on the March Madness betting odds.
Memphis played four straight tournament UNDERs. Interestingly, No. 1 seeds are 7-2 ATS past nine games vs 8 seeds since 2009.
Odds Shark computer pick - 72.1-68.8 Virginia
Virginia will face the 24-9 Tigers, who own a 16-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 13-17-1 on the OU so far this season while the Tigers are 10-19.
The Cavaliers - Tigers odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Virginia is rated No. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Memphis is at No. 185.
Last time out for Memphis, they were a 71-66 winner as they battled George Washington at home. They covered in the match as a 4-point favorite. Memphis earned a 71-66 victory over George Washington on Friday, getting 19 points from Michael Dixon Jr. at PNC Arena.
Virginia won its last outing, a 70-59 result against Coastal Carolina on March 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 20-point favorite. Anthony Gill scored 17 points leading the Cavaliers to a 70-59 victory over Coastal Carolina at PNC Arena on Friday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Virginia's No. 217-ranked offense, averaging 66.06 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 142 at 70.27 PPG. The Cavaliers field goal percentage has averaged 45.4% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.9% per game.
A few Tigers at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Memphis is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games
Memphis is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 6 games
Virginia is 16-5-1 ATS in its last 22 games
Virginia is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games