Opening Lines For 2016 NCAA Tournament

Published Mar. 13, 2016 7:09 p.m. ET

While other people are going to be linking the actual bracket, I'm going to give you what you really care about: the opening lines in all the tournament games. 

Reminder: I will be in Las Vegas for the opening round of the NCAA tournament this coming weekend and we will have a meet up at some point for Outkick readers, viewers and listeners. Stay tuned, I'll announce it on here and Tweet it out. 

The Play-In Games:

Wichita State -3.5 vs. Vanderbilt (opened at -2.5)

Michigan -2 over Tulsa

Florida Gulf Coast -6 over Fairleigh Dickinson

Southern -2.5 vs. Holy Cross


First Round Tourney Games

Miami -13.5 vs. Buffalo

Duke -9.5 vs. UNC-Wilmington

Baylor -5 vs. Yale

Kansas -25 vs. Austin Peay

UConn -3.5 vs. Colorado

Villanova -15.5 vs. UNC-Asheville

Providence -1 over USC

Virginia -24 over Hampton

Butler -2.5 over Texas Tech

Indiana -11 over Tennessee-Chattanooga

Kentucky -13.5 over Stony Brook

Purdue -8 over Arkansas-Little Rock

Iowa State -7.5 over Iona

Utah -8.5 over Fresno State

Seton Hall -1 over Gonzaga

Iowa -7 over Temple

Oklahoma -13 vs. Cal-State Bakersfield

Michigan State -17 vs. MTSU

Xavier -14 vs. Weber State

Syracuse vs. Dayton pick'em

Texas A&M -12.5 vs. Wisconsin Green Bay

Wisconsin -1.5 vs. Pittsburgh

West Virginia -7 vs. Stephen F. Austin

VCU -3 vs. Oregon State

Texas -5 vs. Northern Iowa

Maryland -8.5 vs. South Dakota State

Cal -6.5 vs. Hawaii

Cincinnnati -2 vs. St. Joseph's


See y'all in Vegas. 

FYI, early bets for me: Vandy +4 vs. Wichita State, SJU +2, and VCU -3