College Basketball Picks
The Pirates won the earlier match-up by six on the road and now take on ‘Nova on their home court. Surprisingly, the public is taking the six points and backing Villanova in the second leg of a home and home. Tip off for tonight’s game at the Prudential Center is set for 8:30 PM ET.
The streaking Spartans are coming off a strong road win over Maryland and will be looking to push their win run to four games. The Nittany Lions can come up with a big one at home at the Bryce Jordan Center but are on a downward trend going 0-4 against the spread record in their last four overall.
The Vols don’t have much to play for except seeding in the conference tourney, but their game and win against Florida proved that they’re still fighting hard. The UK fans will be their in full force for their season finale and the ‘Cats may want to sue this a wake-up call.
The Bears took the earlier match-up on the road versus Texas Tech coming away with a 57-52 victory as a small +3.5 road dog. This time around Baylor is at home in Waco with playing at the Ferrell Center. The host has shown a few cracks in its armor losing two out of their last three, but are likely to keep the Red Raiders in check offensively.
The Wolfpack shocked the Blue Devils in their earlier meeting in an 88-66 beat down. So, motivation shouldn’t be an issue for Duke in the rematch. The oddsmaker has saddled the host with a 12-point handicap and the total line is listed at 150.5.