March Madness 2017: Betting lines, point spreads for Elite Eight games

The rules changes and officiating adjustments made over the past year appear to be working as intended, so the NCAA made a smart choice to make minor adjustments to the rules this year.

Here are the betting lines for the Elite Eight of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

Point spreads and totals are the Las Vegas consensus as of about 5:15a.m. ET Saturday.

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NCAA Tournament odds, point spreads: Elite Eight

West Region (Saturday)

No. 11 Xavier vs. No. 1 Gonzaga, San Jose, Calif. (6:09 p.m. ET, TBS)
Point spread: Gonzaga -8
Total: 145
Notes: The Musketeers are here after upsets of Maryland, Florida State and Arizona. Value shoppers could get them at +8.5 from the MGM Mirage and Wynn Las Vegas. The total ranged between 145 and 146 as of early Saturday.


Midwest Region (Saturday)

No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 1 Kansas, Kansas City, Mo. (8:49 p.m., TBS)
Point spread: Kansas -7
Total: 156.5
Notes: Kansas was available at -6.5 from the MGM Mirage and CG Technology. The over/under was as high as 157, by Stations. The Jayhawks get the benefit of essentially playing at home in KC. They reached the regional final by burying Purdue 98-66 in the Sweet 16.


East Region (Sunday)

No. 7 South Carolina vs. No. 4 Florida, New York (2:20 p.m., CBS)
Point spread: Florida -3 (-107)
Total: N/A
Notes: This is a preliminary consensus line; sportsbooks in Vegas had yet to post individual numbers. The SEC rivals met twice during the regular season, with each team winning and covering on its home court. South Carolina (-2) won 57-53 on Jan. 18; Florida (-7.5) won 81-66 on Feb. 21. The O/U was split 1-1, as well.


South Region (Sunday)

No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 1 North Carolina, Memphis, Tenn. (5:05 p.m., CBS)
Point spread: North Carolina -3 (-104)
Total: 156
Notes: Again, this an early consensus line, but the prices for this marquee matchup were already fluctuating early Saturday. UNC -3 moved from -105to -104, with Kentucky +3 inching up from -115 to -116. Likewise, the price on the total had shifted; the over rose from -115 to -120, while the under dropped from -105 to EVEN.


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