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Kansas vs. Miami prediction, odds: 2022 NCAA Tournament picks, March Madness Elite Eight bets from top model

An Elite Eight matchup of the 2022 NCAA Tournament features the No. 10 seed Miami Hurricanes (26-10) and the No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (31-6) clashing on Sunday afternoon in the 2022 NCAA Tournament. Kansas is red-hot, winning eight straight, including a 66-61 victory over Providence on Friday. The Jayhawks advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2018. Miami has won three games in a row, topping Iowa State in the Sweet 16. This will be the Hurricanes’ first Elite Eight appearance in program history.

Tipoff is at 2:20 p.m. ET on CBS from Chicago. The Jayhawks are favored by six points in the latest Miami vs. Kansas odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is 147. Before making any Kansas vs. Miami picks, be sure to check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $1,300 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Kansas vs. Miami and revealed its coveted picks and predictions for the NCAA Tournament 2022. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model’s college basketball picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Miami vs. Kansas:

  • Kansas vs. Miami spread: Jayhawks -6
  • Kansas vs. Miami over-under: 147 points
  • Kansas vs. Miami money line: Hurricanes +220, Jayhawks -270
  • KU: Jayhawks are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games as favorites
  • MIA: Hurricanes are 7-1 ATS in their last eight neutral-site games as underdogs

Why Kansas can cover

Senior guard Ochai Agbaji is leading the team in points (18.9) and averages 5.2 rebounds per game. Agbaji can drive to the basket and throw it down with force. The Missouri native can step back and knock shots down from the perimeter as well, shooting 39 percent from 3-point land. On March 19 against Creighton, Agbaji logged 15 points, eight rebounds and two steals.

Senior guard Remy Martin has played extremely well for the Jayhawks recently. Martin has been a consistent offensive threat throughout the tournament. The California native is a confident shooter while still looking to dime his teammates. He has produced 15-plus points in three games. In his last outing, Martin amassed 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists. 

Why Miami can cover

Senior guard Kameron McGusty averages a team-best 17.8 points along with 4.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. McGusty is a three-level scorer and has been a consistent offensive plug for the Hurricanes. He is fearless when driving down the lane. The Texas native is also knocking down 36 percent of his 3-point attempts. McGusty logged 20-plus points in back-to-back games. In his previous contest, he logged 27 points, six rebounds and went 4-for-7 from three.

Junior guard Jordan Miller is another scoring option in the backcourt for the Hurricanes. Miller is putting up 10.3 points and six rebounds per game. The Virginia native consistently drives to the basket, using his strength to play through contact. Miller produced back-to-back double-digit scoring outings. In the Sweet 16 win over Iowa State, he had 16 points, seven rebounds, two blocks and shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the field. 

How to make Miami vs. Kansas picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total. The model also says one side of the spread has all the value. You can only see the model’s pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Kansas vs. Miami? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.

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