The one way you can tell if the selection committee goofed up the bracketing of the NCAA Tournament? Vegas is publicly decrying/mocking the outcome.

Or it’s really angry.

And that’s pretty much the case here, according to a story in the Las Vegas Sun. The reporter for the story, Case Keefer, tracked down some oddsmakers to get a litmus test on this year’s field and how it pertains to Vegas lines. Usually the higher-seeded team should be the favorite, right? Usually the No. 1s, then the No. 2s, should descend from the top as the teams with the best odds to win it all.

But that’s not the case. Because the Midwest is so loaded at the top, it’s created an imbalance in betting lines. And with teams like Michigan State — and especially Louisville — earning four seeds, it’s caused many in Vegas to lambaste the selection committee’s outcome this year.

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