Sportsbook expecting strong first round from Big Ten

Mar 18, 2013 |
Oddsmakers are expecting big things from Big Ten teams in the first round.
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Oddsmakers are expecting big things from Big Ten teams in the first round.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports
Filling out your NCAA tournament bracket is without a doubt the most thrilling part of the NCAA tournament betting experience, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t value in betting tourney props.

Here’s a look at some conference props available at Sports Interaction for the first round of games:

Big East teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 5.5

Big Ten teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 6.5

SEC teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 1.5

Big 12 teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 2.5

ACC teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 3.5

Atlantic 10 teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 2.5

Pac-12 teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 2.5

Mountain West teams to win Round 1 games: over/under 2.5

Here is a breakdown of the selected teams by conference:

Big East – 8 – Louisville (1), Georgetown (2), Marquette (3), Syracuse (4), Notre Dame(7), Pittsburgh (8), Villanova (9), Cincinnati (10).

Big Ten – 7 – Indiana (1), Ohio State (2), Michigan State (3), Michigan (4), Wisconsin (5), Illinois (7), Minnesota (11).

Atlantic 10 – 5 – St. Louis (4), VCU (5), Butler (6), Temple (9), La Salle (13)

Big 12 – 5 – Kansas (1), Kansas State (4), Oklahoma (5), Iowa State (10), Oklahoma (10)

Mountain West – 5 – New Mexico (3), Colorado State (8), UNLV (5), San Diego State (13), Boise State (11)

Pac-12 – 5 – Arizona (6), UCLA (6), Colorado (10), California (12), Oregon (12).

ACC – 4 – Miami (2), Duke (2), North Carolina (8), North Carolina State (8)

SEC – 3 – Florida (3), Missouri (9), Ole Miss (12)

Which conference do you think has the best over/under value in the opening round?
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