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Kansas vs UNC Live Betting Odds & Updates – Kansas Pulls Off 15-Point Comeback

Sascha Paruk

by Sascha Paruk in College Basketball

Apr 4, 2022 · 6:09 PM PDT

North Carolina celebration
North Carolina guard RJ Davis (4), forward Brady Manek (45) and forward Armando Bacot (5) celebrate in the second half of a second-round game against Baylor in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, March, 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
  • Kansas vs UNC tips at 9:20 pm ET
  • The winner will be crowned 2022 NCAA Tournament champion
  • Follow below for live betting odds updates

The table below shows the live betting odds for the Kansas vs UNC national championship game, which gets underway at 9:20 pm ET at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans.

Below the table, find running commentary on the live Kansas vs North Carolina odds.

Kansas vs North Carolina Live Odds

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Odds as of 11:37 pm ET at FanDuel Sportsbook. Score 72-69 Kansas.


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Odds Update Timeline

11:41 pm ET: “Game, Blouses.” Caleb Love comes up short on the final shot of the game and Kansas completes a 16-point comeback to win 72-69. Kansas’ longest odds were +360, shortly before halftime, while the spread grew as high as UNC -7.5.

11:38 pm ET: Kansas steps out of bounds on the in-bounding play. UNC has a breath of life, down three with 4.3 seconds to go. No odds available.

11:34 pm ET: UNC misses a pair of long threes and the game is all but over. Kansas holds a 72-69 lead with 4.8 seconds left on the clock and Kansas about to inbound the ball. The odds remain off the board.

11:31 pm ET: David McCormack puts Kansas back up by a point (70-69). They also got a stop on defense and now have the lead and the ball with 38 seconds to go. The odds are off the board as Armando Bacot limps off with an ankle injury.

11:30 pm ET: A Brady Manek tip-in puts UNC up one (69-68). The odds are -130/+102 in favor of KU.

11:28 pm ET: A pair of Brady Manek free throws ties the game at 65-65! Kansas is -162 while UNC is +130.

11:26 pm ET: Bacot hits both and trims the lead to two (65-63). Kansas is still a -360 favorite.

11:24 pm ET: Kansas is a -440 favorite with a four-point lead (65-61) but Armando Bacot going to the line for two free throws. UNC is +310 to win. The live spread is Kansas -4.5. The total sits at 145.5.

11:20 pm ET: Kansas holds a two-point lead (63-61) with 4:23 remaining and possession. The Jayhawks are -360 on the moneyline with UNC sitting as a +260 longshot.

11:12 pm ET: A Puff Johnson three ties it at 57-57! Kansas is still a -225 favorite. Just 7:48 remains on the clock.

11:11 pm ET: UNC has stopped the bleeding and trails 57-54. They are +290 underdogs, though. Kansas is -430 on the moneyline.

11:07 pm ET: What a swing! Kansas goes on a quick 9-0 run to take a 56-50 lead. They are now -1100 favorites!

11:01 pm ET: UNC is clinging to a one point lead still (48-47). Kansas’ moneyline has shortened to -245. UNC is a +186 underdog to hang on. The total has dropped to 141.5 with 11 minutes to play.

10:56 pm ET: Kansas trails by just one after a Christian Braun layup in transition. The Jayhawks are back to being the moneyline favorites at -225. UNC is a +172 underdog despite still holding a one-point lead. The clock shows 12:41 remaining.

10:54 pm ET: The UNC lead is now just five (46-41). The odds are a pick’em: UNC (-113) vs Kansas (-113)

10:48 pm ET: Ochai Agbaji trims the deficit to five (45-39) at the free-throw line. The odds are now -156/+122.

10:45 pm ET: KU has trimmed the lead to eight (45-37) in the first five minutes of the second half. The moneyline has tightened to -178/+136. The spread is down to UNC -3.5.

10:39 pm ET: Apparently some bettors have confidence in a Jayhawks comeback. Kansas entered halftime as a +340 underdog and starts 2H as a +285 ‘dog.


10:17 pm ET: North Carolina takes a 40-25 lead into the half. The moneyline odds are UNC (-500) vs Kansas (+340). The spread is now UNC -7.5 while the total has dropped to 143.5.

10:14 pm ET: With less than a minute to go in the first, UNC holds a 38-23 lead. The moneyline odds are -530/+360 in favor of UNC.

10:07 pm ET: The relentless Tar Heels are now up 14 (36-22) with 2:40 to go in 1H. Their moneyline is now -400. UNC is on a 14-0 run.

10:02 pm ET: UNC is now up double-digits at the under-four timeout (32-22). The Tar Heels moneyline has shortened dramatically (-235). Kansas, which was as short as -340 in the early going, is now a +172 underdog.

9:57 pm ET: back-to-back threes from Brady Manek gives UNC a six-point lead (28-22) with 5:05 left in 1H; for the first time tonight, the Tar Heels are the moneyline favorites (-122 vs -104 for Kansas).

9:50 pm ET: UNC is now up 22-18 and the moneyline odds are nearly even (-122/-104 in favor of Kansas).

9:46 pm ET: UNC takes a 20-18 lead; moneyline is now -132/+104 in favor of KU.

9:40 pm ET: Kansas answered with a quick 4-0 to retake a 15-12 lead. They are back to -250 moneyline favorites. The total has dropped all the way to 146.5 with just 27 points in the first 9:15 of play.

9:37 pm ET: UNC takes its first lead at 12-11. Their moneyline is now +124.

9:34 pm ET: UNC has narrowed the deficit to two (11-9) and their odds improved from +255 to +180.

9:31 pm ET: with 15:56 left in 1H, the score remains 9-3 Kansas; a quiet couple of minutes has dropped the total from 152.5 to 149.5.

9:26 pm ET: up 9-3 early, Kansas is now a -340 favorite.

9:20 pm ET: at tip-off, Kansas is a -192 favorite with UNC at +155.


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