First Four: Fairleigh D. vs. TX Southern, AZ. ST. vs. Nevada

  • Fairleigh Dickinson has a +2.0-point disadvantage against Texas Southern in the First Four.
  • Arizona State is favored by two points over Nevada in the final game of the First Four.

LAS VEGAS - The second day of the First Four – and the second day of the official March Madness tournament – is Wednesday, which features two First Four matchups.

Texas Southern vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Odds

  • Texas Southern (#16) -2.0 (-110)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson (#16) +2.0 (-110)

The final #16 seed will go to either Texas Southern or Fairleigh Dickinson, with Texas Southern holding the advantage at the online sportsbooks.

Texas Southern went 14-20 in the regular season, with a woeful 11-21 record against the spread. Their opponent, Fairleigh Dickinson, went 19-15 overall, with a 13-19 record against the spread.

Fairleigh Dickinson has only covered the spread in two of their last 10 neutral site games, and, intriguingly, only one of their last 12 Wednesday games. In contrast, Texas Southern has covered the spread in four of their last six games in the NCAA Tournament.

Arizona State vs. Nevada Odds

  • Arizona State (#11) -2.0 (-110)
  • Nevada (#11) +2.0 (-110)

The spread on Arizona State vs. Nevada matches the spread on Texas Southern vs. Fairleigh Dickinson, with Nevada a two-point underdog at March Madness sportsbooks.

Nevada and Arizona State have comparable records, with Nevada at 22-10 and Arizona State at 22-12.

Advertising Disclosure provides you with the most current information regarding sports betting and fantasy with the help of commissions we receive from links you may click on our site.

Nevada even covered the spread in 18 of their games, while Arizona State covered the spread in only 15 of theirs. The Wolf Pack have covered the spread in 15 of their last 19 neutral site games, a dangerous trend to go up against.

The Sun Devils have recovered from an 0-7 streak against the spread to finish the season with a 5-5 ATS record in their last 10 games.

Fairleigh Dickinson faces off against Texas Southern at 6:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, while Arizona State takes on Nevada at 9:10 p.m. ET.