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North Carolina vs Michigan picks and predictions: Wolverines rule at home

Covers Nov 28, 2018 - 6:25 PM ET
Fans are treated to another great college basketball matchup Wednesday, as the seventh-ranked Michigan Wolverines welcome the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels. We break down the best ways to wager this showdown between perennial powerhouses.

Indiana vs Duke picks & predictions: Blue Devils primed to rebound

Covers Nov 27, 2018 - 6:15 PM ET
Indiana is off to a hot start, but their next meeting with a ranked team is going to be a lot more difficult, as the Hoosiers visit No. 3 Duke on Tuesday night. We break down the best ways to wager this battle of Blue Bloods as the Blue Devils will be looking to bounce-back after losing their first game of the season.

Early odds to win the NCAA Basketball Championship: Duke still on top

Covers Nov 26, 2018 - 8:01 PM ET
Three weeks since the tip off for the 2018-2019 college basketball season, the national championship picture is starting to form. We list the title odds for the schools who currently have better than 100/1 odds. Courtesy of our friends at the Westgate LV Superbook.

Four tips and tactics to bet NCAA basketball betting odds like a sharp

Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ET
NCAA basketball is a betting market ruled by the wiseguys. For the most part, the betting public doesn't get involved in NCAAB odds until March but these tips and tactics can help you get a jump on the bookie in the early workings of the college hoops season.

The one bet sportsbooks don't want you to make

Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 5:28 PM ET
Every great and powerful foe has one small weakness. The Gremlins had bright lights, the Wicked Witch of the West had water, and sportsbooks have early-season college basketball totals. Jason Logan uncovers the one bet books don't want you to make and how to exploit these soft numbers early in the season.

Duke vs Kentucky NCAAB betting picks and predictions: An epic opener

Covers Nov 6, 2018 - 3:17 PM ET
This is how you kick off the college hoops season. Two of the most formidable programs in the country square off tonight in the Champions Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, as Duke squares off against Kentucky. We break down the best ways to wager this matchup of potential Final Four teams.

How to bet the pointspread

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:52 PM ET
Betting against the pointspread is one of the most common ways to wager on sports like football and basketball. Oddsmakers will handicap a game by determining how many points one team should beat the other team by.

How to bet totals

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:51 PM ET
Betting on totals – also known as the Over/Under – is one of the most common ways to wager on sports. Oddsmakers determine the total amount of points scored by both teams and set that number as the betting total.

How to bet parlays

Covers Sep 5, 2018 - 3:36 PM ET
Parlay betting involves tying two or more different wagers together but all wagers must be correct in order to win the parlay. The more bets that are parlayed together, the larger the potential payout. However, with each bet added to the parlay the chances of winning become smaller.

Four tips and tactics to bet college basketball betting odds like a sharp

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:22 AM ET
College basketball is a betting market ruled by the wiseguys. For the most part, the betting public doesn't get involved in NCAAB odds until March but these tips and tactics can help you get a jump on the bookie in the early workings of the college hoops season.

Villanova routs Michigan in title game, capping perfect ATS tourney run

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:13 AM ET
The Villanova Wildcats overcame a slow start and blew past the Michigan Wolverines to capture their second national title in the past three years, covering the spread in the process and completing a perfect 6-0 ATS NCAA Tournament run.

Way too early odds and picks to win the 2019 college hoops national title

Covers Apr 3, 2018 - 4:13 AM ET
Just because the college basketball season is over doesn't mean you have to stop betting on the sport. Many sportsbooks already have their odds posted on who'll cut down the nets in 2019. Ashton Grewal surveys the odds and makes his favorite picks to win the college hoops' national championship a year from now.

Sharps and squares lining up on same side for national championship game

Covers Apr 2, 2018 - 9:10 PM ET
The college basketball season has 40 minutes remaining – unless, of course, tonight’s national championship game goes to overtime. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for the NCAA Tournament final, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas, and Mike Jerome, lines manager for offshore sportsbook TopBet.eu.

National Championship Game betting preview and odds: Michigan vs Villanova

Covers Apr 2, 2018 - 2:02 AM ET
Villanova is looking for their second national championship in three years while the Michigan Wolverines haven't won the tournament since 1989, losing in the championship game in 1992, 1993 and 2013. We break down all the betting angles to help you handicap the 2018 national championship.

Early Villanova money driving up NCAA Championship Game spread

Covers Apr 1, 2018 - 6:34 PM ET
The Big Dance is down to the last dance, with the field of 64 whittled down to the final couple. Covers checks in on the opening line and early action for Monday night’s showdown in San Antonio, with insights from Dave Mason of BetOnline and Nick Bogdanovich of William Hill US in Nevada.

NCAA Tournament's biggest betting mismatches: National Championship

Covers Apr 1, 2018 - 4:29 AM ET
What started as 68 teams is down to two. Two of the nations hottest programs do battle as Michigan meets Villanova for the national title. Monty Andrews is here to break down some of the underlying betting mismatches for the college basketball national championship game, giving you an inside edge when handicapping the games.

Villanova opens national title game as a big favorite over Michigan

Covers Apr 1, 2018 - 3:50 AM ET
The Villanova Wildcats have opened as healthy favorites for the 2018 NCAA national championship game and after the throttling they gave the Kansas Jayhawks in Saturday’s second national semi-final, they left little doubt as to why.

Sharps trying to middle this Final Four line, books cheer for the Under

Covers Mar 31, 2018 - 3:55 PM ET
Final Four Saturday is finally here, with two huge national semifinal showdowns on the board. Patrick Everson gets in story behind the betting action, talking with bookies in Las Vegas and online about the biggest bets, wiseguy wagers, and where the lines could move before tipoff for the two Final Four tilts.

The Sharp 600: Final Four betting primer and picks

Covers Mar 30, 2018 - 8:39 PM ET
The end of the college hoops season is upon us. With just three games and four outstanding coaches remaining, Joe Fortenbaugh turns to former Santa Clara head coach Kerry Keating for a primer on how best to attack Saturday’s Final Four showdowns, as well as what could possibly shake down come Monday night in San Antonio.

Sharp money divided on eve of Final Four matchups

Covers Mar 30, 2018 - 8:16 PM ET
One day out from the Final Four, there’s been plenty of back-and-forth betting on both of the NCAA Tournament’s semifinals. Covers checks in on the action and line movement, with insights from D.J. Fields, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.
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