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Giving Away Money: Sweet 16 Prop Bets

Loyola v Kansas State
Jesus loves a winner
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We’ve got a variety of props for you today, including a few with America’s favorite celebrity nun...which just seems a bit sacrilegious, IMO.

From SportsBetting AG:

Will Gonzaga complete undefeated season?

Yes +140

No -180

(Odds imply a 41.7% chance Gonzaga will go undefeated)

Will Sister Jean quote stats during pregame prayer?

Yes -150

No +110

Will Sister Jean’s championship matchup be correct? (Sister Jean picked Gonzaga and Baylor for the NCAA Championship Game.)

Yes +250

No -400

Will Dwayne Wade sit with Sister Jean vs. Oregon State

Yes +550

No -1000

What will happen first?

Sister Jean shown +150

Loyola Chicago dunks -200

Will Cameron Krutwig be compared to a state trooper/Rod Farva during broadcast?

Yes +800

No -3000

Total seeded upsets in Sweet 16

Over 2.5

Under 2.5

Margin of largest seeded upset in Sweet 16 (Largest seeded upsets equates to the difference between the winning higher-numbered seed and the losing lower-numbered seed.)

Over 5.5

Under 5.5

How many double-digit seeds will advance to Elite 8?

Over .5

Under .5

Which double-digit seed(s) will advance to Elite 8

Syracuse +210

UCLA +230

Oregon State +235

Oral Roberts +495

How many No. 1 seeds will reach Final Four?

Over 1.5

Under 1.5

Largest margin of victory in Sweet 16

Over 21.5 points

Under 21.5 points

Highest point total by any player in Sweet 16

Over 30.5

Under 30.5

Highest point total by any team in Sweet 16

Over 93.5

Under 93.5

There are actually quite a few I like here.

  • Over 30.5 player high points — A guy like Krutwig, Moody, or Suggs can pour it on an overmatched opponent
  • Over Sweet 16 MOV greater than 21.5 — there’s apt to be more than one beating this weekend, methinks.
  • I like Syracuse as most likely double-digit to advance
  • Sister Jean will be shown before a Loyola player dunks. This one is free money, folks. Take it, especially as an underdog on the moneyline.
  • And I do like the Celebrity Nun to quote stats. She knows her bid’ness.
  • If you’re feeling anti-Gump, also take her pick for the Title game. At 4 to 1, those are great odds for a Baylor/Gonzaga matchup — $25 will net you a cool bill.
  • Finally, if you’re feeling a bit adventurous, here are two for you: Bet over .5 double-digits to make the Elite 8, and related to that one, I think there will just one one — but that’s enough: Syracuse over Houston. At $235 on the moneyline, and Houston’s offensive struggles against the zone this year, that one looks a’might bit tasty.


Which double-digit seed (if any) is most likely to make the Elite 8?

This poll is closed

  • 48%
    Syracuse over Houston
    (58 votes)
  • 1%
    UCLA over ‘Bama (don’t you f’n dare)
    (2 votes)
  • 8%
    Oral Roberts over Arkansas
    (10 votes)
  • 31%
    Oregon State over Loyola
    (38 votes)
  • 1%
    More than one (answer below in comments)
    (2 votes)
  • 7%
    (9 votes)
119 votes total Vote Now