The Kansas Jayhawks and the North Carolina Tar Heels square off on Monday evening in the final of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. Tip-off at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans is set for 9:20 p.m. ET. The Jayhawks are four-point favorites in the latest Kansas vs. North Carolina odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 151.
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Kansas is tremendous on offense, ranking No. 6 in the country in efficiency. The Jayhawks are balanced and high-powered, producing an effective field-goal percentage of 53.9 percent for the season. That includes a 36.1 percent mark from 3-point range and an impressive 33.2 percent offensive rebound rate.
North Carolina is also explosive, with three players averaging more than 15 points per game for the season. The Tar Heels are in the top 20 of the country in offensive efficiency and averaging 78.1 points per game. North Carolina connects on more than 36 percent of 3-point attempts.
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