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Mason, Swanigan featured in Sweet 16 props

Matt Youmans  
VSiN senior editor

March 22, 2017 11:55 PM
Kansas faces Purdue in the Sweet 16 on Thursday. Caleb "Biggie" Swanigan of the Boilermakers is the subject of a prop bet for points and rebounds.
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It’s not a one-on-one matchup, but the spotlight will be on Frank Mason III and Caleb Swanigan when the stars collide Thursday in the NCAA Sweet 16.

Mason, a senior point guard, leads top-seeded Kansas against Purdue and its sophomore power forward known as “Biggie.” Swanigan and Mason are leading candidates for college basketball Player of the Year honors. The Jayhawks are 5-point favorites.

The Boilermakers won the Big Ten regular-season championship, and Michigan won the Big Ten tournament. Both teams are in action in the Midwest Region semifinals in Kansas City. The Wolverines are 1½-point favorites over Oregon in the night’s first game.

CG Technology sports books posted several propositions on each of the Midwest games:

Team to score first: Kansas -125, Purdue -105
Team to make most 3-point field goals: Kansas -115, Purdue -115
Team to make most free throws: Kansas -140, Purdue plus-110
Largest lead by either team: 15.5 (Over -120)
Frank Mason total points: 20.5 (Over -125)
Josh Jackson total points-plus-rebounds: 25.5 (Over/under -115)
Caleb Swanigan total points-plus-rebounds: 30.5 (Over -125)
Will the game go into overtime? Yes plus-800, No -1,300
Team to make most 3-point field goals: Michigan -135, Oregon plus-105
Team to make first 3-point field goal: Michigan -130, Oregon plus-100
Largest lead by either team: 12.5 (Over -125)
First team to score 20 points: Michigan/Oregon -115
Player to score most points:
Dillon Brooks, Oregon -130
Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan plus-100
Alternate spread: Oregon -5.5 plus-190; Michigan plus-5.5 -240
Alternate spread: Michigan -6.5 plus-180; Oregon plus-6.5 minus-220

The Westgate Las Vegas sports book props for tonight’s West Region games:

Gonzaga-West Virginia
Total 3-point field goals made by both teams: 14.5
Largest lead by either team: 14
Points for Jevon Carter (WV): 15.5
Points for Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga): 19.5
Total 3-point field goals made by both teams: 13.5
Largest lead by either team: 16.5
Points for Trevon Bluiett (Xavier): 20.5
Points for Lauri Markkanen (Arizona): 17.5
(All Over/under prices minus-110)

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