NCAA Sweet 16 Sweet Stats

Marc Lawrence | Mar 25, 2013 | ARCHIVE

Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Round Games

By Marc Lawrence

If you are a player or a coach, there is nothing sweeter this time of the year than being alive in the NCAA Tournament. For those teams that survived the opening two rounds of this main event it’s on to the Sweet 16 and, hopefully, the Elite 8 this weekend. 

NCAA SWEET 16 ROUND NOTES

• #1 Seeds off BB SUATS wins are 18-7 ATS (Louisville)

• #2 Seeds are 14-6 ATS vs. opponents off a SU dog win (Florida)

• #6 Seeds off a DD ATS win are 1-8 ATS (Arizona)

• Favorites of 9 > pts are 10-4 ATS vs. opp off BB SUATS wins (Florida, Louisville)

• Favorites off BB SU wins of 15 > pts are 13-4 ATS (Louisville)

• Underdogs of 11 > pts are 7-2 ATS (Florida Gulf Coast)

 

Best Team ATS records in this round

Louisville 6-0, Florida 4-1, Michigan State 6-2.

 

Worst Team ATS records in this round

Syracuse 0-6, Duke, Marquette, Ohio St 1-3, Kansas 4-9.

 

Best Conference ATS records in this round

Atlantic 10: 7-2, SEC: 11-5. 

  

Worst Conference ATS records in this round

Missouri Valley: 1-4, Big 10: 5-10, Big East: 9-14-1.

 

NCAA ELITE 8 ROUND NOTES

• #1 Seed favs > 7 pts are 1-8 ATS

• #2 Seeds are 2-10-1 ATS off a DD ATS win

• #3 Seeds are 1-7 ATS

• #4 Seeds are 9-1 ATS

• #6 Seeds are 0-7 SU and 2-5 ATS

• Teams that score 67 < pts are 12-40 SU & 12-39-1 ATS

• Teams that score 85 > pts are 27-7 SU & 24-8-2 ATS

• Teams off BB ATS losses are 5-1 ATS

• Teams with Revenge are 14-4-1 ATS

• Dogs off 3 straight DD wins are 1-4-1 ATS

 

Best Conference ATS records in this round

SEC: 4-0 as favs > 7 pts, Big 10: 5-1, Pac 12: 5-1, Big East: 6-2 as dogs. 

 

Worst Conference ATS records in this round

Big 12: 1-11, Big East: 1-6 as favs, SEC: 2-6 as favs < 7 pts.

 

COACH ME IF YOU CAN

  • Florida’s Billy Donovan is 13-4 SU and 12-5 ATS in the NCAA tournament from the Sweet 16 out, including 6-0 SUATS versus .825 or greater opposition.

I’ll be back next week with a final look at FINAL FOUR and Championship game action.