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NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Saturday

Friday, March 29th, 2013

On Saturday March 30th the nets will be cut down as there will be two Regional Final games from the NCAA College Basketball Tournament that will send two schools into the Final Four next weekend at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

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The action all gets started at 4:30PM Eastern Time on CBS as two Big East rivals takes the court at the Verizon Center in Philadelphia Pennsylvania as the Syracuse Orange will face the Marquette Golden Eagles. Marquette and Syracuse met in Big East conference play back on February 25th where the Golden Eagles defeated Syracuse 74-71 as a +1 ½ point home underdog The over under came in at over 130 ½ points. The difference in the game was the free this discrepancy. Syracuse hit on 47.5% of their shots while Marquette could make only 42.6%. Difference for Marquette in the win is the fact the Golden Eagles attempted 35 free throws to the Orange’s 6. Syracuse in their Sweet Sixteen matchup pounded the top seeded Indiana Hoosiers by the score of 61-50 and covering as a +5 point underdog. After two close wins in the early round the Golden Eagles in their Sweet Sixteen defeated the Miami Hurricanes 71-61 and covering the spread as a +5 ½ point underdog.

Game two of the NCAA Tournament doubleheader will take place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles California as the surprising Wichita St Shockers will go head to head with the Ohio St Buckeyes. Things get started from the West Regional Finals at 7PM Eastern Time and CBS TV will provide the coverage. Wichita St has been one of the surprises from the NCAA Tournament. They have wins against Pittsburgh, Gonzaga and La Salle and in those games the Shockers have allowed under 36% shooting in a three contests. Ohio St got a three point shot in the closing minutes as they squeeze past the Arizona Wildcats 73-70 in the Sweet Sixteen round on Thursday as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. Prior to the Arizona vitory the Buckeyes have wins against Iona by 25 points and a 78-75 victory against the Iowa St Cyclones.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Friday

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Final group of four Sweet Sixteen NCAA Tournament games is scheduled for Friday March 29th from college basketball. Following all of the action the field will be whittled down to the Elite Eight and by the end of the weekend the Final Four will be set.

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The Midwest Regional Semifinals will take place at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Indiana with CBS handling the TV broadcast.

Game one from feature the PAC 12 champions Oregon Ducks battling the Big East Tournament champions the Louisville Cardinals with a tip time of 7:15PM Eastern Time. Louisville is favored in the betting as a -10 point betting favorite with the total coming in at 129 points. Louisville is the +300 favorite to win the NCAA Tournament. Oregon is the third longest shot at the board with +5000 odds turn for a wager.

The doubleheader game is set for 9:45PM Eastern Time as the Duke Blue Devils will square off with the Michigan St Spartans. Duke is favored in the wagering activity by -2 points with an over under line of 129 points. Duke is +650 odds to win the BCS Champions Game. Michigan is +1000 odds to win the NCAA Tournament.

The South Regional Semifinal games will be competed at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas and TBS will handle the TV broadcast.

The action from Cowboys Stadium will get underway at 7:37PM Eastern Time as the Michigan Wolverines will go head to head with the Kansas Jayhawks. Kansas is the slight -2 point betting favorite with the total lined at 136 points. Michigan St sits as a longshot to hoist up the National Championship trophy next week as the team is +1200 odds. Kansas will return +800 odds to bettors should the team win the Tournament.

The final game from Cowboys Stadium in the Mid-South regional semifinals is scheduled for a 9:57PM Eastern Time start as the NCAA Tournament Cinderella team the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will battle the Florida Gators. Florida is the -12 ½ point betting favorite with an over under line of 134 points. Florida sits at +500 odds to with the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Florida Gulf Coast is lined in the betting as an extreme longshot with odds of +7000 odds.

NCAA College Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 Sports Betting Odds for March Madness

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The NCAA Tournament Field has been trimmed down to the Sweet 16 and there are a total of 8 outstanding college basketball games scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday to trim the field for the Regional Finals that take place this weekend.

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The Sweet 16 will begin on Thursday March 28th with the Marquette Golden Eagles facing the Miami Hurricanes at 7:15PM Eastern Time on CBS TV. This game will be held at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Marquette survives a one point victory against Davidson and by two points against Butler to make it to the Sweet 16.

Game two from Washington D.C. will feature the Syracuse Orange squaring off with the Indiana Hoosiers. Start time is set for 9:45PM Eastern Time on CBS TV. Syracuse was sent out west to start the NCAA Tournament and got an easy draw to make it here.

Out west at Staples Center game one of the doubleheader is set for 7:47PM Eastern Time on TBS TV as the Arizona Wildcats will battle the Ohio St Buckeyes. Arizona has looked sharp this season with their victories by no less than 17 points in their first two games.

The nightcap from Staples Center will go off at 10:17PM Eastern Time as the La Salle Explorers will face the Wichita State Shockers. La Salle has pulled off three upsets thus far in the tournament as they were forced to play in the First Four. Wichita St knocked off number one seeded Gonzaga to get here.

The Midwest Regional Semifinals will be played Friday March 29th at the Lucas Oil Stadium with all games televised by CBS.

Game one tips off at 7:15PM Eastern Time as the PAC 12 champion Oregon Ducks will do battle with the Big East champion Louisville Cardinals. Oregon proving to be poorly seeded as #12 with a pair of impressive wins. Louisville has played like the favorite in this NCAA Tournament.

The second game of the doubleheader from Indianapolis has a tip time of 9:45PM Eastern Time as the Michigan St Spartans will face the Duke Blue Devils. Nothing will come easy for Duke in the paint here. It will come down to how well the Blue Devils can make outside shots.

The South Regional Semifinals will be held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas with both games televised by TBS.

At 7:37PM Eastern Time the Michigan Wolverines will face the Kansas Jayhawks. Kansas found their offense late to pull away from North Carolina. Michigan has blowout wins against South Dakota St and VCU to gain entry into the Sweet 16.

Game two of the doubleheader will pit the Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast Eagles facing the Florida Gators. Florida Gulf Coast pulls the shocking win against Georgetown and follows that up by defeating San Diego St. Florida enters play on Friday off double digit wins against Northwestern St and Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Thursday

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

We have now reached the Sweet Sixteen from the NCAA Tournament and on Thursday March 28th there are four huge TV games which will satisfy the appetite of betting enthusiasts.

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In the East Region two games will be played at the Verizon Center with CBS providing the television broadcast. The action in the East region will get started at 7:15PM Eastern Time as the Marquette Golden Eagles will face the Miami Hurricanes. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Miami Hurricanes favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 127 points. Miami is +600 odds to win the NCAA Tournament with Marquette lined as an underdog at +3500 odds.

At 9:45PM Eastern Time the second game of the East region doubleheader will feature the Syracuse Orange going head to head with the Indiana Hoosiers. The Indiana Hoosiers are favored by -5 ½ points with a total of 135 ½ points. Syracuse is lined in the betting to win the NCAA Tournament at +1400 odds with the take back on Indiana at +400 odds as the second favorite.

The West region will feature a pair of games to be played at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Television coverage for both games will be broadcasted by TBS. The first game from the West region will tip off at 7:47PM Eastern Time as the Arizona Wildcats will face the Ohio St Buckeyes. Ohio St is favored by -3 ½ points with the total lined at 134 points. Arizona is a longshot to win the NCAA Tournament at +1800 odds with Ohio St the third choice in the betting at +500 odds.

At 10:17PM Eastern Time in the West region it will be a battle by two Cinderella teams as the La Salle Explores will face the Wichita St Shockers. Wichita St is favored by -4 points with an over under line of 135 ½ points. These are two extreme longshots to win the NCAA Tournament with Wichita St returning +4000 odds and the La Salle Explorers the longest shot in the field at +7500 odds.

LA Lakers versus Golden St Warriors NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

Monday, March 25th, 2013

We are hitting the home stretch from the NBA as the end of the regular season is now less than three weeks away and playoff seeds are still wide open in the Western conference. On Monday night March 25th in the late night nationally televised game betting enthusiasts have a nice treat lined up as Kobe Bryant will lead his LA Lakers into the Bay Area to face the upstart Golden St Warriors from NBA pro basketball action. The Lakers and Warriors will get things started from Golden St at 10:30PM Eastern Time and NBA TV will provided the live nationally TV broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have the game lined at a pick with the over under line of 205 points. With the game lined at a pick the money line return on either the LA Lakers or Golden St Warriors will return -110 odds to bettors.

Looking at the playoff picture we find the LA Lakers occupying the eighth and final playoff seed in the Western conference as the team holds a two game lead over the trailing Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets with just 12 games remaining to be played. Golden St sits in the sixth seed out west and is 7 ½ games behind the fourth seeded LA Clippers and 5 ½ games ahead of both Dallas and Utah for the ninth seed. Golden St has just 11 games remaining on their schedule.

The LA Lakers are coming off one of the more frustrating losses of the season as they drop a 103-100 home defeat to the Washington Wizards on Friday night as a -8 ½ point betting favorite. The team blows a second half 18 point lead as LA collapses defensively. Golden St enters play winners of three of their past four games after beating Washington on Saturday night by a 101-92 score as a -8 ½ point favorite. Golden St has some injury concerns as point guard Stephen Curry turned his ankle on Saturday night and is listed as questionable.

Brooklyn Nets versus LA Clippers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

The nationally televised NBA pro basketball game from Saturday night will be contested by playoff teams as the Brooklyn Nets will continue their long road trip when they battle the LA Clippers on March 23rd. The Nets and Clippers will get things started from Staples Center in Los Angeles at 10:30PM Eastern Time and NBA TV will deliver the television broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home standing LA Clippers favored by -7 ½ points with an over under line of 191 ½ points. A money line wager on the favored LA Clippers will return -345 odds. Bettors who believe that the road underdog Brooklyn Nets can pull off the upset win on Saturday night can get back +285 odds for their wager on the money line.

Both teams are well rested as they hit the court for the first time since Wednesday night. It could be a little too much time for the east coast team Nets with all this free time in Los Angeles. The playoff picture reveals the Brooklyn Nets sitting as the fourth seed in the Eastern conference and just 2 ½ games behind the second seeded Indiana Pacers and 1 ½ games behind third seed New York Knicks. The Clippers are in the fourth seed in the Western conference trailing the third seeded Denver Nuggets by a ½ game. It has been a great start to this long eight game road trip for Brooklyn has the team has won two straight with wins against Detroit and on Wednesday the Nets picked up the 113-96 blowout victory against the Dallas Mavericks. They lit up the scoreboard in those victories with an average of 116 points a game. The Clippers are just 4-4 over their past eight games. After a 15 point loss at Sacramento the team returned home and blew out the Philadelphia 76ers 101-72 and covering the spread as a -11 point betting favorite. LA has defended well of late allowing 97 of fewer points in four of their past five games.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Sunday

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

The NCAA Tournament Round of 32 will be completed on Sunday with eight exciting college basketball games over national television to satisfy the appetite of bettors. At the conclusion of play on Sunday the NCAA Tournament field will be trimmed to just 16 teams remaining.

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The action on Sunday will get started at 12:15PM Eastern Time over CBS TV as the Iowa St Cyclones will face the Ohio St Buckeyes. Iowa St was impressive in an 18 point victory against Notre Dame.

At 2:45PM Eastern Time over CBS TV it will be a #9 seed versus #1 seed matchup as the Temple Owls will face the top seeded Indiana Hoosiers. Temple is a live underdog from the A10 conference with a win against NC State on Friday afternoon.

An exciting #8 seed versus #9 seed matchup is scheduled as the North Carolina Tar Heels will go head to head with top seed Kansas Jayhawks at 5:15PM Eastern Time over CBS TV. Kansas was challenged by 16th seeded Western Kentucky as the Jayhawks earned the 64-57 victory.

It will be a Big Ten versus SEC showdown when the Minnesota Golden Gophers will face the Florida Gators beginning at 6:10PM Eastern Time over TNT TV. Minnesota took advantage of a key injury to a scorer for UCLA in their win in the second round. Florida earns a 32 point win in their opener.

The Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will face at 7:10PM Eastern Time over TBS TV the San Diego St Aztecs. A huge upset by the Eagles as the 15th seed stuns Georgetown. San Diego St was powered by a huge second half in their win on Friday against Oklahoma.

The powerful A10 conference representative La Salle Explorers will play their third game in this NCAA Tournament when they face the Mississippi Rebels on TRU TV at 7:40PM Eastern Time. La Salle holds on against Kansas St by two points in a location heavily favoring the Kansas St Wildcats. Ole Miss knocks out Wisconsin during the second round.

The upset minded Illinois Fighting Illini will take the court at 8:40PM Eastern Time on TNT when they battle the powerful Miami Hurricanes. Illinois withstands a rally by Colorado to earn an eight point win. Miami blows out Pacific by 29 points in their opener.

The Round of 32 from the NCAA Tournament concludes late Sunday night at 9:40PM Eastern Time as the Creighton Blue Jays face the Duke Blue Devils. Duke will be strongly tested by the sharp shooting Blue Jays.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Saturday

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

We have reached the third round of the NCAA Tournament as there are eight exciting college basketball games scheduled on Saturday March 23rd to satisfy the appetite of bettors. The winners on Saturday will be part of the Sweet Sixteen and will be back in action next Thursday and Friday of next week. Tip off times will begin at 12:15PM Eastern Time with the final tip off scheduled for 9:30PM Eastern Time.

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The action gets underway at 12:15PM Eastern Time on CBS TV as the VCU Rams will face the Michigan Wolverines. VCU was very impressive in their second round 88-42 win against Akron. After a slow start Michigan pulled away from South Dakota St 71-56.

At 2:45PM Eastern Time over CBS TV it will be the Memphis Tigers battling the Michigan St Spartans. Memphis had to sweat out a buzzer beating shot attempt by St Mary’s to advance while Michigan St defeats Valparaiso by 11 points.

It will be Mountain West versus the Big East conference at 5:15PM Eastern Time on CBS TV when the Colorado St Rams go head to head with the Louisville Cardinals. Colorado St was solid inside in their win against Missouri. Louisville crushed North Carolina A&T by 31 points in round two.

Fourteen seed Harvard Big Red will face the Arizona Wildcats at 6:10PM Eastern Time over TNT TV. Harvard pulled off the big upset on Thursday with a 68-62 victory against New Mexico. The Wildcats cruised past Belmont 81-64 in round two.

The Oregon Ducks will look for another upset at 7:10PM Eastern Time on TBS TV when they face the Saint Louis Billikens. Oregon a twelve seed defeated Oklahoma St 68-55 in round two. St Louis handcuffed New Mexico St in their opener with the 64-44 victory.

At 7:45PM Eastern Time on CBS the Butler Bulldogs will battle the Marquette Golden Eagles. The Bulldogs get past Bucknell 68-56 in a game closer than the score indicated. Marquette had difficulty with Davidson winning on a late bucket 59-58.

Two mid-major schools will collide when the Wichita St Shockers will take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Shockers shocked Pittsburgh with an 18 point victory. Gonzaga a number one seed had troubled with Southern by earning a 64-58 win.

The finale of the evening will go off at 9:40PM Eastern Time on TBS TV when the California Golden Bears battle the Syracuse Orange. California is playing 45 minutes from their campus at San Jose and defeated UNLV 64-61 in round two. Syracuse annihilated Montana 81-34 late night on Thursday.

La Salle Explorers versus Boise St Broncos College Basketball Betting Preview

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

It will be an A10 conference versus Mountain West conference showdown in an NCAA Tournament First Four “play in” game as the La Salle Explorers will face the Boise St Broncos. The Explorers and Broncos will meet in an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday March 20th at 9:10PM Eastern Time from the UD Arena in Dayton Ohio and TRU TV will provide the coverage.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Mountain West representative Boise St Broncos favored by -2 points with an over under line of 139 ½ points. A money line wager on the favored Boise St Broncos will return -135 odds. Bettors who think that the A10 conference underdog La Salle Explorers can post the upset win on Wednesday night can get back +115 odds for their wager on the money line.

Both teams played in possibly the best two mid-major conferences from all of college basketball this season. LaSalle finished the year at 21-9 overall and faced stiff completion in conference by facing the likes of Saint Louis, Butler, VCU, Temple and Xavier to just name a few. Notable wins by the Explorers this season came against Villanova and Butler at home with a 69-61 road win at VCU as a +12 point underdog. The team enters the First Four with a two game losing streak having lost at Saint Louis and to Butler in the opening round of the A10 conference. The Explorers defended the three point shot very well by allowing just 29.9% against them ranking 19th in the nation. Boise St is an experienced team with lots of returning seniors. Impressive wins by the Broncos include a 13 point win at Creighton with home wins against UNLV, Colorado St and San Diego St which are all NCAA Tournament teams. They faced elimination in their first game in the Mountain West tournament dropping a 73-67 decision to San Diego St as a +4 point underdog in the quarterfinal round. Boise St shot the three pointers very well on the year by converting on 39.1% ranking 13th in all of college basketball.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Friday

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

On Friday March 22nd Round Two of the NCAA Tournament will continue with another 16 outstanding match ups on the college basketball court to satisfy the appetite of bettors during March Madness. Just like on Thursday action is televised around the clock from the NCAA Tournament with a first tip scheduled for 12:15PM Eastern Time with the final tip off scheduled for 9:57PM Eastern Time.

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Friday afternoon at 1:40PM Eastern Time on TBS TV there is an intriguing #8 versus #9 meeting as the Temple Owls will battle the North Carolina St Wolfpack. The winner will get the Indiana versus LIU Brooklyn/James Madison winner on Sunday. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the North Carolina St Wolfpack favored by -4 ½ points with an over under line of 149 ½ points.

On CBS TV at 2:45PM Eastern Time it’s a Big East versus Missouri Valley conference clash as the Cincinnati Bearcats will face the Creighton Blue Jays. Creighton gets the respect of the bettors as the Blue Jays are currently favored by -3 points with an over under total of 128 points.

There are some outstanding match ups during the night sessions on Friday. There is a very good #8 versus #9 seed on tap as the Villanova Wildcats will face the North Carolina Tar Heels at 7:20PM Eastern Time over TNT TV. North Carolina is the -4 point betting favorite with a total of 142 ½ points.

It will be Big East versus Big 12 conference matchup at 9:45PM Eastern Time over CBS TV as the Iowa St Cyclones will battle the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame is the slight -1 point betting favorite as the #7 seed in this match up against and #10 seed. The over under line is set at 141 points.

The late night game will air at 9:57PM Eastern Time over TRU TV as the UCLA Bruins will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Golden Gophers are a #11 seed lined as a -3 point favorite with the over under coming in at 135 points. UCLA is a sixth seed in this matchup between the Big Ten and PAC 12.