On This Date in Sports Betting History: March 29
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There are no sports being played on March 29, 2020. There were, however, sports being played on this date last year.
And in 2018. And in 2017. And … you get it.
With nothing to bet on during this pandemic period, let’s to take a trip down memory lane and relive the best sports betting moments on this date in history.
March 29, 1999: UConn vs. Duke, National Championship
- Spread: Duke -9.5
Despite both being listed as 1-seeds, UConn and Duke are not on the same level according to oddsmakers. That all proves to be irrelevant, however.
The outright win as a 9.5-point dog is tied with Villanova’s 1985 win over Georgetown as the largest underdog win in a title game dating back to at least 1965.
March 29, 1976: Michigan vs. Indiana, National Championship
- Spread: Indiana -6
Indiana comes into this game undefeated (31-0), and laying six points, walks away with an easy 86-68 win.
Forty-four years later, the 1976 Hoosiers are still the most recent team to pull off the undefeated season.