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Betting the South Region

Jeff Withey and the Jayhawks can cruise past a No. 16 seed, but can they cover by 20 points? Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images

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:

BEST TITLE BETS | MIDWEST | WEST | EAST | SOUTH


SOUTH REGIONAL (in bracket order)

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

Vegas consensus line: Kansas minus-20
PickCenter breakdown