North Carolina vs Villanova betting line released
The betting line for the NCAA Tournament National Championship Game on Monday night between North Carolina and Villanova has been released, and the Tar Heels are the early favorite.
The Tar Heels opened up as favored by anywhere from 1.5-3 points depending on the book.
CG Technology had them as a 1.5-point favorite:
North Carolina opens as a 1.5-point favorite over Villanova at Las Vegas sports book operator @CGTechnology_.
— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) April 3, 2016
William Hill listed North Carolina as a 2-point favorite:
— Covers (@Covers) April 3, 2016
Sportsbook.com had UNC favored over Villanova by 3:
UNC opens as -3 over Villanova in NCAA Championship at @Sportsbook_com
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) April 3, 2016
It may be hard for some to believe that after a historic performance against Oklahoma that Villanova would be an underdog, but North Carolina is the higher-seeded team and has won each of its tournament games by at least 15 points. This should be a good one on Monday night.