Betting the South Region

Picking ATS winners for every game in the South Region

Originally Published: March 20, 2013
By Ted Sevransky | ESPN Insider
Jeff WitheyPeter G. Aiken/Getty ImagesJeff Withey and the Jayhawks can cruise past a No. 16 seed, but can they cover by 20 points?

I'm taking a page from my colleague Dave Tuley's excellent betting previews of the West and Midwest Regions that were posted on ESPN Insider on Tuesday and taking a look at the East and South regions from a gambling slant today.

While I'll offer a pick on every game, like Dave I'll mark my best bets with an asterisk, so you'll know what games I'll be betting (or have already bet) with my own money here in Vegas.

Here's my breakdown for the South Region:

Betting the NCAA tournament:


SOUTH REGIONAL (in bracket order)

No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks versus No. 16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Vegas consensus line: Kansas minus-20
PickCenter breakdown

Ted Sevransky, better known as Teddy Covers, has been handicapping sports in Vegas since 1998.