College Basketball Picks
Maryland hits the road to take on an Illinois team looking to get back on track after a 72-65 setback to Iowa in their latest. The Terps took the earlier meeting this season at home, winning 59-58 and will be going against a strong trend of covering Big Ten home teams to get the money tonight. Read on to get Dan’s plays on both the total and spread.
The Bearcats head into this game on a four-game win streak getting the money in three of the four matches. They’ll have a tough task tonight against a Wichita State team that has just one loss at home this campaign. It must be noted though that the Shockers 17-4 on the season, have tasted defeat in three of their last five.
Wake is just 1-4 on the road in conference games beating Pitt back on January 4th. They do however come into this game a profitable 4-1 ATS in their last five. Louisville is a massive -16 spread favorite, but keep in mind that the Cards have won three straight by 18 or more points.
Duke after starting the season 10-6 versus the number have gone just 2-3 over their last five winning by double digits in just one of the handful of games. The Eagles can surprise an opponent, and did beat Duke at home in their last visit but that was back in 2017. BC did lose by 39 earlier this on the road at Duke.
UK has won and covered the last three in this series including in that streak is two double digits home wins. That said, those came in 2019 and 2018 and this team isn’t anywhere near as strong. MSU has been playing exceptionally well in their last seven which included a sharp win in Florida over the Gators.