The Over/Under lines on NCAA hoops games in the first couple months of the season are the most vulnerable you will find bookmakers at any point in the sports calendar. And they’ll be the first ones to tell you.
For the most part, the general public doesn’t start looking at NCAA hoops until January and even then, most don’t think about it until March Madness begins.
Collin Gillespie returns to lead a Villanova squad that is returning four starters and its entire bench rotation from last season.
Duke is not among the top favorites to win March Madness in 2021, set at +1,300 odds to win the NCAA Tournament.
The cancellation of March Madness left sports bettors with so many questions. We try to answer those with our "Mock March Madness" bracket and odds for the Round of 64 matchups.
The 2020 NCAA Tournament was hotly anticipated, with perhaps one of the most wide-open fields in years. But mounting Coronavirus concerns led the NCAA on Thursday to cancel March Madness.
Seton Hall and Marquette could be primed for a high-scoring game on Thursday night with the total for their matchup set at 150.
North Carolina looked fantastic in its win over Virginia Tech in the opening round of the ACC tournament and has won four of its last five games overall, going 4-1 ATS in that span.
Cameron McGriff and Oklahoma State open Big 12 tournament play Wednesday against Iowa State. The Cowboys have won three in a row and are 6-2 SU (5-3 ATS) in their last eight games.
DePaul has struggled on the offensive end of the court lately and will need a big game from guard Charlie Moore (15.5 points and 6 assists per game) if they want to beat Xavier on Wednesday.
Las Vegas properties have enacted plenty of preventive measures with regard to Coronavirus concerns, and sportsbooks are preparing for what's hoped to be a typically heavy March Madness crowd.
Vanderbilt guard Saben Lee has averaged 22.9 points per game over his last ten contests.
The Colorado Buffaloes have been on a recent slide going 1-8 ATS over their last nine games.
With regular season winner Merrimack not able to compete in the postseason, the Northeast Conference Tournament is up for grabs with St. Francis (PA) and Robert Morris set as co-favorites at 7/4.
Matthew Mayer and Baylor look to rebound Monday night, after suffering a stunning road loss to Texas Christian. The Bears are 7.5-point home favorites against Texas Tech, after opening -8.
The Flyers have produced just a 9-9 ATS record during their 18-game winning streak, including going only 3-6 ATS in their last nine games. Dayton could get caught in a letdown spot Wednesday after clinching the Atlantic 10 regular season title on Friday.
Florida State was as long as a 100/1 shot to win the national championship this year, after opening 50/1 at Caesars sportsbooks. The Seminoles are now 18/1 and presenting heavy liability.
Jalen Smith and Maryland are a red-hot 10-1 SU in the last 11 games, heading into Saturday's home tilt against Michigan State. The Terrapins opened as 3-point favorites and dipped to -2.5 late Friday.
Many of our Covers Experts say "don't go crazy with First Round upsets" when it comes to filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket.