2018 NCAA Tournament: Betting lines, odds for first-round games

The NCAA Tournament is upon us with a lot of intriguing first-round games. March Madness about making the right pick, so which teams do the oddsmakers in Las Vegas think will move on to the second round?

Sportsbook MyBookie has betting lines listed for the first-round matchups in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, including the First Four games.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Betting lines for first-round games

All lines from MyBookie (as of 3/14)

Wednesday, March 14
Texas Southern (-5.5) vs. NC Central, 6:40 p.m.
Arizona State (-1.5) vs. Syracuse, 9:10 p.m.

Thursday, March 15
Rhode Island (-2) vs. Oklahoma, 12:15 p.m.
Tennessee (-12.5) vs. Wright State, 12:40 p.m.
Gonzaga (-12.5) vs. UNC Greensboro, 1:30 p.m.
Kansas (-14) vs. Penn, 2:00 p.m.
Duke (-19.5) vs. Iona, 2:45 p.m.
Miami (-2) vs. Loyola-Chicago, 3:10 p.m.
Ohio State (-8) vs. South Dakota State, 4:00 p.m.
Seton Hall (-2.5) vs. NC State, 4:30 p.m.
Kentucky (-5.5) vs. Davidson, 7:10 p.m.
Houston (-4) vs. San Diego State, 7:20 p.m.
Texas Tech (-11.5) vs. Stephen F. Austin, 7:25 p.m.
Virginia Tech (-2) vs. Alabama, 9:20 p.m.
Arizona (-8.5) vs. Buffalo, 9:40 p.m.
Michigan (-11) vs. Montana, 9:50 p.m.

Friday, March 16
Texas A&M (-3.5) vs. Providence, 12:15 p.m.
Purdue (-20.5) vs. CS Fullerton, 12:40 p.m.
Wichita State (-11.5) vs. Marshall, 1:30 p.m.
Cincinnati (-14) vs. Georgia State, 2:00 p.m.
North Carolina (-19.5) vs. Lipscomb, 2:45 p.m.
Butler (-1.5) vs. Arkasnas, 3:10 p.m.
West Virginia (-10) vs. Murray State, 4:00 p.m.
Nevada (-1) vs. Texas, 4:30 p.m.
Creighton (-1.5) vs. Kansas State, 6:50 p.m.
Michigan State (-14.5) vs. Bucknell, 7:10 p.m.
Auburn (-9) vs. College of Charleston, 7:25 p.m.
Virginia (-21.5) vs. UMBC, 9:20 p.m.
Florida State (-1.5) vs. Missouri, 9:50 p.m.
Clemson (-4.5) vs. New Mexico State, 9:55 p.m.

2018 NCAA Tournament: Schedule, times, TV channels

FIRST FOUR (in Dayton, Ohio)

Wednesday, March 14

  • No. 11 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Arizona | 6:40 p.m. ET | truTV
  • No. 16 Texas Southern vs. No. 16 NC Central | 9:10 p.m. | truTV

FIRST ROUND (ROUND of 64)

Thursday, March 15

  • No. 7 Rhode Island vs. No. 10 Oklahoma | 12:15 p.m. ET | CBS
  • No. 3 Tennessee vs. No. 14 Wright State | 12:40 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 UNC Greensboro | 1:30 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Penn | 2 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Iona | 2:45 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 6 Miami vs. No. 11 Loyola (Chicago) | 3:10 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 12 South Dakota | 4 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 8 Seton Hall vs. No. 9 N.C. State | 4:30 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Radford | 6:50 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 5 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Davidson | 7:10 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 6 Houston vs. No. 11 San Diego State | 7:20 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Stephen F. Austin | 7:27 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 8 Virginia Tech vs. No. 9 Alabama | 9:20 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 13 Buffalo | 9:40 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 3 Michigan vs. No. 14 Montana | 9:50 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 6 Florida vs. No. 11 St. Bonaventure| 9:57 p.m. | truTV

Friday, March 16

  • No. 7 Texas A&M vs. No. 10 Providence | 12:15 p.m. ET | CBS
  • No. 2 Purdue vs. No. 15 CS Fullerton | 12:40 p.m | truTV
  • No. 4 Wichita State vs. No. 13 Marshall | 1:30 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 2 Cincinnati vs. No. 15 Georgia State | 2 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 15 Lipscomb | 2:45 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 7 Arkansas vs. No. 10 Butler | 3:10 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 5 West Virginia vs. No. 12 Murray State | 4 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Texas | 4:30 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 8 Creighton vs. No. 9 Kansas State | 6:50 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 3 Michigan State vs. No. 14 Bucknell | 7:10 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 1 Xavier vs. No. 16 NC Central/Texas Southern | 7:20 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 4 Auburn vs. No. 13 College of Charleston | 7:27 p.m. | truTV
  • No. 1 Virginia vs. No. UMBC | 9:20 p.m. | TNT
  • No. 6 TCU vs. No. 11 Arizona State/Syracuse | 9:40 p.m. | CBS
  • No. 8 Missouri vs. No. 9 Florida State | 9:50 p.m. | TBS
  • No. 5 Clemson vs. No. 12 New Mexico State | 9:57 p.m. | truTV

NCAA Tournament dates

  • Selection Sunday: Sunday, March 11
  • First Four: Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14
  • First Round: Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16
  • Second Round: Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18
  • Sweet 16: Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23
  • Elite Eight: Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25
  • Final Four: Saturday, March 31
  • National Championship: Monday, April 2

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