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March Madness Betting Trends: Sunday

The Kansas Jayhawks are just 2-7 ATS in their last nine games as favorites. The No. 2 Jayhawks are the favorites for Sunday against No. 7 Wichita State as we look at the betting trends for the second half of the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament.

Kansas is a 1.5-point favorite against the Shockers but Wichita State has found success as an underdog lately - they're 4-2 SU and 6-0 ATS in their last six games when getting points at the sportsbooks.

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Elsewhere on Sunday the Duke Blue Devils are 9.5-point favorites against No. 8 San Diego State, with the Blue Devils 5-2 ATS in their last seven games as favorites of 9.5 points or more. Duke is also 13-1 SU in the Round of 32 since 1997.

And the Gonzaga Bulldogs are in action against No. 7 Iowa as 6.5-point favorites, with Gonzaga just 2-7 ATS in its past nine Round of 32 games. The Bulldogs are also just 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games as a March Madness favorite, while Iowa is 7-1 SU and 6-1-1 ATS in its past eight games.

Michigan State (7) vs Virginia (2)
MSU 2-13 SU past 15 games as underdogs
OVER is 8-1 past 9 MSU games as underdogs
MSU 12-1 SU in Round of 32 games since 1996
Before UConn won last as a 7 vs a 2, second seeds had won 12 straight vs No. 7s
Virginia just 3-8-1 ATS past dozen games as favorites

San Diego State (8) vs Duke (1)
Duke 8-0 vs 8 seeds since 1996, but just 3-5 ATS
Duke 13-1 SU in Round of 32 since 1997
Duke 5-2 ATS past seven games as chalk of 9.5 points or more
SD State dog of 9 or more just four times since 2008 (3-1 ATS)

Wichita State (7) vs Kansas (2)
Before UConn won last as a 7 vs a 2, second seeds had won 12 straight vs No. 7s
WSU played three straight OVERs in Round of 32
WSU 6-0 ATS, 4-2 SU past six games as underdogs
Kansas 2-7 ATS past nine games as favorites
Kansas upset in Round of 32 last season (Stanford)

Dayton (11) vs Oklahoma (3)
11 seeds have won 5 of past 7 games vs 3 seeds
Oklahoma 1-6 ATS past seven games as favorites
Dayton 7-2 ATS as a Madness underdog
Dayton upset Syracuse last year in Round of 32 (+8.5)

Iowa (7) vs Gonzaga (2)
Before UConn won last as a 7 vs a 2, second seeds had won 12 straight vs No. 7s
Iowa 7-1 SU, 6-1-1 ATS past 8 games
First Iowa game in Round of 32 since 2001
Gonzaga 2-7 ATS past nine Round of 32 games (lost five in a row SU)
Gonzaga 29-1 SU run when favored
Gonzaga 2-9 ATS streak as a Madness favorite

Oregon (8) vs Wisconsin (1)
UNDER 7-1 past 8 games when Oregon underdog
Oregon double-digit dogs just three times in three seasons, all vs Arizona
Oregon 3-1 ATS in Round of 32 (lone loss was last year vs Badgers)
Badgers 0-3 vs 8 seeds since 1996 (including semifinal last year vs Kentucky)

West Virginia (5) vs Maryland (4)
4 seeds 7-1 SU and ATS past eight vs 5 seeds
Maryland 19-1 SU as a favorite this season
Maryland lost 4 straight Round of 32 games (0-4 ATS)
West Virginia 5-1 SU and ATS in Round of 32 since 1996

Northern Iowa (5) vs Louisville (4)
4 seeds 7-1 SU and ATS past eight vs 5 seeds
Louisville 7-3-1 ATS past 11 games as underdog
Northern Iowa 13-2-2 ATS past 17 games as favorites
Louisville 8-2 SU in Round of 32 since 1996
Louisville won and covered three straight vs 5 seeds since 2005

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