2024 Final 4: UConn guys on verge of historic ATS

UConn guys’s basketball has actually made history, becoming the first team ever to win 10 straight NCAA tournament games by double digits. That streak has also made history at the wagering window.UConn is the first string to cover 10 straight NCAA competition games considering that Villanova did so in 11 directly from 1985 to ’88. If the Huskies win and cover their last 2 tourney games, they will be the very first to cover 12 straight given that the field broadened to 64 groups in 1985. UConn is nearing uncharted territory in any major spread-based sport. In the NBA, the longest postseason cover streak in the past three decades belongs to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, which covered 12 straight games spanning the 2008 and 2009 postseasons. The 2011 Dallas Mavericks went 16-4-1 ATS during their title run, including an 11-0 ATS start.The longest cover streak in the NFL postseason in the Super Bowl age is eight by Washington, but that spanned 14 seasons from 1991 to 2005. The Kansas City Chiefs are presently on a six-game cover streak throughout their back-to-back titles, covering by 6.9 points per game.2024 Men’s College Basketball Champion Odds What has made UConn’s streak much more outstanding has been its persuading cover margin.The Huskies are winning by an average

of 23.1 points per game and covering by an average of 13.8 points per game. That is the best cover margin

in any two-year period in the NCAA tournament considering that 1985, minimum 5 games played. Last year, UConn covered by 14.6 points per game, the second-best mark of any champion given that 1985(Villanova, 16.3 in 2016). This year, UConn isn’t far behind, covering by 12.5 points per game.Oddsmakers have actually not made it easy for the Huskies. UConn has actually been favored by an average of 15.4 points per game through 4 games. In the past 18 tournaments, the only groups to have a larger average point spread getting in the Final 4 were Kentucky (-18.6) in 2015 and Gonzaga (-17.4)in 2021, both of which got in the Last Four with undefeated records.That pattern has actually continued to the Final Four, as UConn is the 14th team in the previous 60 seasons to be a double-digit favorite in the Final Four according to SportsOddsHistory.com. Each of the previous 13 double-digit favorites won

those games.Not remarkably, the Huskies are -200 favorites going into the Final Four at ESPN BET, tied for the second-biggest preferred this century behind just the ’21 Gonzaga team(-220). Unlike that Zags group, UConn intends to complete the task and do it in style.

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