It was solid day for betting underdogs Saturday.
Mostly because the biggeststunner of the 2017 NCAA Tournament happenedas No. 8Wisconsin knockedoff defending championand No. 1 overall seed Villanova.
Overall,underdogs did OK Saturday.'Dogswent 3-5on Day 3of March Madness withWisconsin (+5.5) and Xavier (+7.5) winning outright, andNorthwestern (+10.5) covering with some late-game magic.
Arizona (-5), Florida (-1.5), West Virginia (-2.5) andButler (-2.5) all took care of business without much drama. However Purdue (-1) had toholdon for dear life after surrendering a 19-point lead toIowa State.
Eight more games are on tap for Sunday. The only team favored by more than eight points isNorth Carolina.The Westgate Superbook was offering these lines as of 1:30 a.m. ET Sunday:
North Carolina -10.5vs. Arkansas
Louisville -3.5vs. Michigan
Baylor -6vs. USC
Oregon -5.5vs. Rhode Island
Kansas -8vs. Michigan State
Kentucky -4.5vs. Wichita State
Duke -7.5 vs. South Carolina
UCLA -4vs. Cincinnati