Kansas Vs Miami: NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 27, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 26, 2022

The No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (31-6) play the No. 10 seed Miami Hurricanes (26-10) in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight on Sunday at United Center, airing on CBS starting at 2:20 PM. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Jayhawks’ (-278 to win on the moneyline) game against the Hurricanes (+221).

The betting insights in this article reflect odds as of March 26, 2022 at 3:04 AM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Kansas Vs Miami Betting Lines

Kansas Vs Miami Stat Rankings

Kansas Avg. (Rank) Miami Avg. (Rank)
78.4 (24th) Points Scored 74.6 (80th)
67.7 (131st) Points Allowed 70.2 (207th)
37.9 (48th) Rebounds 30.6 (342nd)
11.1 (83rd) Off. Rebounds 7.3 (336th)
7.1 (208th) 3pt Made 7.1 (208th)
15.6 (39th) Assists 14.3 (93rd)
12.1 (178th) Turnovers 9.1 (352nd)

Kansas Vs Miami Betting Trends

  • Kansas has covered the spread 20 times in 37 games.
  • Against the spread as 6-point favorites or more, the Jayhawks are 14-15.
  • Kansas has seen 20 of its 37 games go over the point total.
  • A total of 14 times so far this season, Kansas and its opponent have combined to score more than 148 points.
  • Jayhawks games this season have posted an average total of 141.7, which is 6.3 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Miami’s record against the spread is 20-15-1.
  • The Hurricanes’ ATS record as 6-point underdogs or more is 5-1.
  • There have been 20 Miami games (out of 36) that hit the over this year.
  • So far this year, 14 Miami games have featured more than 148 points scored.
  • The over/under for this game is 6.4 points higher than the average scoring total for Hurricanes games (141.6).

Kansas Impact Players

  • Christian Braun averages 14.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 49.9% from the field and 39.0% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Ochai Agbaji puts up a team-best 18.9 points per contest. He is also putting up 5.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists, shooting 46.7% from the floor and 39.3% from downtown with 2.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Jalen Wilson puts up a team-high 7.3 rebounds per game. He is also putting up 11.2 points and 1.7 assists, shooting 47.8% from the field.
  • David McCormack posts 10.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game, shooting 48.7% from the field.
  • Dajuan Harris is tops on the Jayhawks at 4.2 assists per game, while also putting up 1.4 rebounds and 5.4 points.

Miami Impact Players

  • Kameron McGusty is the Hurricanes’ top scorer (17.7 points per game) and assist man (2.4), and puts up 4.9 rebounds.
  • Charlie Moore is posting a team-best 4.7 assists per game. He’s also contributing 12.6 points and 2.7 rebounds, hitting 45.2% of his shots from the floor, and 37.1% from beyond the arc resulting in 1.6 triples per contest.
  • Isaiah Wong is averaging 15.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, making 45.3% of his shots from the floor and 30.1% from 3-point range, with 1.3 triples per game.
  • Jordan Miller tops the Hurricanes in rebounding (6.1 per game), and averages 10.3 points and 1.2 assists. He also averages 1.8 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • The Hurricanes receive 8.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game from Sam Waardenburg.
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