College Basketball Picks
It’s the Big 12 versus the ACC when the Oklahoma Sooners and the Virginia Cavaliers take to the floor of the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C. The Cavs are a huge 11 point favorite over the Sooners in this match with the total line set at 126. Virginia was a bankroll building 6-1 against the spread before dropping their last two versus the line. Can they extend the margin and get the cover tonight? Read on to get Jamison’s team to back at the windows.
The UNC Tar Heels take on the Washington Huskies at Nationwide Arena in Columbus this afternoon. North Carolina is a double-digit favorite and justifiably so riding a 16-2 streak into this contest. Bettors wary to lay the double digits may want to consider their 11-6-2 record as a -10 or more favorite. See if Dan is laying the big number or taking the points with his prediction.
The Ohio State Buckeyes like Iowa came in to the tournament ice-cold losing four of five but turned it around in their opener knocking off a well thought of Iowa State team. Can they keep it going against the Cougars who appear to have a big edge on the glass. Get our prognosticator’s take on the game plus his tournament pick.
Two lower seeds are set to battle with No. 13 UC Irvine versus the No. 12 Oregon Ducks in NCAA tournament action. Both teams will put extended winning streaks on the line with UCI riding a 16 gamer and Oregon stringing together nine consecutive wins. The sportsbooks have the Ducks as a -5 point spread favorite with a total line of 124. Read on to get Matt’s suggested bet.
UCF brings a decent 4-1 straight up mark on neutral courts in to this game after a demolishing VCU 73-58 in their tourney opener. Duke rolls in off a 23-point victory over North Dakota State, but failed to get the cover as a -27.5 dog. Covering is something that has been an issue for them with their backers cashing on just one of their last six contests (1-4-1 ATS). Can the Blue Devils extend the margin on the Knights who have just two double digits losses on the year? Get Dan’s betting opinion.
The Iowa Hawkeyes battle the Tennessee Volunteers to open the Sunday Round of 32 tournament schedule. The Vols are listed on the NCAA boards as a -8 to -8.5 point spread favorite with the total posted at 155.5. Predicting which Iowa team shows up may get you the money here. Prognosticator Dan Jamison thinks he has an edge in this game that bettors should follow. Get his play here.
It would be an understatement to say that the Liberty Flames didn’t have the toughest of schedules with the 279th ranked SOS in the nation. They did get by Mississippi State as a 7-point underdog lighting it up from three-point land hitting 12 of 25 attempts. They’ll need a repeat of that to stay with the Hokies on Sunday. See if Matt is laying the points or backing the dog in this contest.
Big Ten rival Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Michigan State Spartans meet in the round of 32. The Gophers used a lethal 3-point game to win their opener, but face a Spartans club that is allowing just 29.9% from behind the arc in neutral court games. MSU throttled them by 24 points in an earlier match-up so is a repeat the logical bet? Read Dan’s analysis and get his tournament pick.