The Middle Tennessee State vs. Butler betting line had the Bulldogs as a -4 favorite.
The number 12 seed Blue Raiders upset Minnesota, a number 5 seed. Middle Tennessee comes into Saturday as a Cinderella team with 100-1 odds of winning the NCAA Championship.
Reggie Upshaw scored 19 points, Giddy Potts added 15 and Middle Tennessee took down another Big Ten team in the NCAA Tournament.
Middle Tennessee was 24-10 Against The Spread coming into their game versus Butler. They have covered in 80 percent of their last ten games overall.
The Blue Raiders were seeing just over 70 percent of the spread action in this matchup.
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Avery Woodson shoots for Butler in their convincing win against Winthrop
Butler was listed at 50/1 odds of winning the NCAA Championship. They were at 18-12 Against The Spread and have won half of their last ten games overall. The Bulldogs covered the 11-point spread Thursday against Winthrop with a 12-point victory.
Avery Woodson scored 18 points and tied a career high with six 3-pointers in his tourney debut, and the fourth-seeded Bulldogs contained star guard Keon Johnson in a 76-64 win over the 13th-seeded Eagles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
''I liked their attention to detail, for the most part. I liked their ability to share the ball, for the most part,'' Butler coach Chris Holtmann said. ''I thought we did some good things against a quality team.''
Butler is 24-8 Against The Spread in NCAA Tournament games going back to 1997.
- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com