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NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Monday

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The NBA card will feature six games on the schedule for Monday March 27th to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide. Two games will be over national television on TNT TV.

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It all begins at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the San Antonio Spurs will be home to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side San Antonio Spurs favored by -4 ½ points with the total lined at 212 points. The NBA playoffs are just a few weeks away and San Antonio trails the Golden St Warriors for the number one seed in the Western conference by 2 ½ games. In the Eastern conference the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics are tied for the top seed. Cleveland Cavaliers have dropped six of ten games. The issue all season for Cleveland has been the play of their defense. Opponents shoot nearly 46% from the field and over 36% from the three point line on the Cavaliers. Cleveland sits in the bottom half of the NBA in those two key defensive categories. San Antonio has a four game win streak after their 106-98 victory at home to the New York Knicks on Saturday. The Spurs are the top three point shooting team in the NBA as they connect on 39.3% from beyond the arc.

The late night game begins at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Utah Jazz will host the New Orleans Pelicans. Utah is battling the LA Clippers for the fourth seed in the Western conference and holds a one game lead. New Orleans Pelicans is clinging to life as they trail the eighth seeded Portland Trailblazers by four games for the final playoff spot. The Pelicans are on a back to back after their 115-90 victory at Denver on Sunday night. New Orleans has played better of late as the team has won six of eight games entering their game at Utah. DeMarcus Cousins is questionable with an ankle injury that forced him to miss Sunday’s game. Utah has saw their lead shrink on the Clippers for the fourth seed as the Jazz have dropped four of five after losing at the LA Clippers on Saturday 108-95.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Sunday

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

The Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament will end on Sunday March 26th as there are two outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of college basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 2:20PM Eastern Time from Madison Square Garden in New York City as the Florida Gators face on the South Carolina Gamecocks on CBS TV. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has Florida Gators favored by -3.5 with over under odds 134.5. Two SEC schools are battling for a Final Four spot. Two meetings between these teams and each team won and covered the point spread in their home game. South Carolina has not shot well against Florida this season. Gamecocks have made only 37 of 107 from the field which is about 34% combined in the two games played. South Carolina has been on a bit of a roll in the NCAA Tournament with 20 point victories to Baylor and Marquette. They beat Duke by seven in the second round. South Carolina has defended extremely well on the season by holding opponents to 39.8% shooting and 29.9% from the three point arc. Florida also prides themselves on the defensive end of the court. Gators hold teams to 40.8% shooting with 30.7% from three. Gators hit a buzzer beating shot to beat Wisconsin in overtime in a Sweet Sixteen game 84-83. Prior to that Florida crushed Virginia 65-39 as a 2 point favorite.

At 5:05PM Eastern Time from Memphis on CBS TV the North Carolina Tar Heels face the Kentucky Wildcats. North Carolina is favored by -2.5 with over under odds lined at 159.5 points. This is a rematch as the teams met in Las Vegas in December with Kentucky winning 103-100 as each team has big shooting games. Kentucky has faced tough competition as they earned a second round victory to Wichita St and a Sweet Sixteen 86-75 victory to a highly touted UCLA Bruins. Wildcats shot 49% in the victory. North Carolina faced Butler in a Sweet Sixteen meeting and came away with a 92-80 victory.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Saturday

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

The NCAA Tournament enters the Elite Eight on Saturday March 25th as there are two outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of college basketball bettors worldwide.

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The Elite Eight begins at 6:09PM Eastern Time from San Jose as the Gonzaga Bulldogs will meet the Xavier Musketeers on TBS TV. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Gonzaga Bulldogs favored by -8 points with an over under odds lined at 145 ½ points. Xavier Musketeers has been underdogs in all four games of this NCAA Tournament. They earned upset victories to Maryland, Florida St and it was a 73-71 victory to Arizona in a Sweet Sixteen game. Xavier forced Arizona to take outside shots as their interior defense was outstanding. The Musketeers had a great shooting game in the victory hitting 52.8%. Leading scorer Trevon Bluiett had a big game in the victory hitting 9 of 17 shots and scored 25 points. Xavier defended the three point line very well as the limited the Wildcats to just 7 of 27 from three point range. Gonzaga the number one seed in the west has picked up victories to South Dakota St, Northwestern and West Virginia. They have yet to cover a spread and has a push beating West Virginia 61-58 as a -3 point favorite in the Sweet Sixteen.

From Kansas City at 8:49PM Eastern Time the Kansas Jayhawks meet the Oregon Ducks. Kansas is favored by -7 points with an over under line set at 156 ½ points. Kansas has been one of the most impressive teams in the NCAA Tournament. Jayhawks opened up the NCAA Tournament with a 38 point victory to UC Davis. Then it was a win by 20 to Michigan St. In the Sweet Sixteen the Jayhawks crushed Purdue 98-66 as a five point favorite. Kansas has scored 90 or greater points in all three games of the NCAA Tournament. Oregon had victories in the tournament with Iona, Rhode Island by three and in the Sweet Sixteen it was a one point victory to Michigan. The Ducks have won the rebounding battle by considerable margin in all three games.

NCAA Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Friday

Friday, March 24th, 2017

The NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Round will conclude on Friday March 24th with four outstanding games over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 7:09PM Eastern Time on CBS TV from Memphis as the North Carolina Tar Heels will meet the Butler Bulldogs. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the North Carolina Tar Heels favored by -7 ½ points with the total lined at 153 points. North Carolina, the number one rebounding team in college basketball had a double digit positive margin in victories to Texas Southern and Arkansas. Butler beat two mid-majors in Winthrop and Middle Tennessee to move to the Sweet Sixteen.

The doubleheader game from Memphis at 9:39PM Eastern Time on CBS from Memphis will feature the Kentucky Wildcats against the UCLA Bruins. The game is lined at pick with a total set at 165 ½ points. They met on December 3rd with UCLA winning at Kentucky 97-92 covering as a 11 point underdog. The Bruins pulled away from a good Cincinnati team winning 79-67 in the second round as a 3 ½ point favorite. Kentucky drew Wichita St in the second round and earned a 65-62 victory as a 3 point favorite.

From Madison Square Garden at 7:29PM Eastern Time on TBS TV the Baylor Bears will meet the South Carolina Gamecocks. Baylor is favored by -3 ½ points with a total lined at 135. South Carolina played in their home state in the first two rounds and had huge second halves in their victories to Marquette and Duke. Baylor had a tough task in the second round against USC and won it 82-78 outplaying the Trojans in the final two minutes.

At 9:59PM Eastern Time from Madison Square Garden the Florida Gators play the Wisconsin Badgers. Florida is favored by -2 with a total of 131 ½ points. Wisconsin defeated number one seed Villanova in the second round with the 65-62 victory as a 5 ½ point underdog. Florida crushed Virginia in the second round with the 65-39 victory as a 2 point favorite.

College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Thursday

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

The NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen Round gets underway on Thursday March 23rd with four games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of sports bettors worldwide.

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The action beings from Kansas City Missouri at 7PM Eastern Time on CBS TV as the Oregon Ducks meet the Michigan Wolverines. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the Michigan Wolverines favored by -1 point with an over under of 147 points. Michigan continues their hot run winners of seven straight after a 73-69 second round victory to Louisville. Oregon had trouble then pulled away late from Rhode Island winning 75-72 as a 4 ½ point favorite.

The doubleheader game from Kansas City Missouri goes off at 9:30PM Eastern Time as the Kansas Jayhawks face the Purdue Boilermakers. Kansas is favored by -5 points with a total set at 157 points. Kansas in their NCAA Tournaments victory beat UC Davis by 38 points and Michigan St by 20. Purdue earned an impressive victory to a hot Iowa St win in the second round 80-76 as a one point favorite.

From San Jose California at 7:39PM Eastern Time on TBS TV as the Gonzaga Bulldogs face the West Virginia Mountaineers. Gonzaga is favored by -3 points with a total lined at 148 ½ points. West Virginia shot 50% in their 83-71 victory to Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second game. Gonzaga built up a big lead on Northwestern in the second round but had to hold off the Wildcats late charge by winning 79-73 failing to cover as a 10 ½ points

The late night game from San Jose tips at 10:09PM Eastern Time on TBS TV as the Arizona Wildcats meet the Xavier Musketeers. Arizona is favored by -7 ½ points with a total lined at 145 points. Xavier has straight up victories as an underdog to Florida St and Penn St. After crushing North Dakota in their opening round of the NCAA Tournament the Wildcats beat St.Mary’s covering as a 4 ½ point favorite. Arizona Wildcats have shot well in the post season as they it 76% from the field.

NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Wednesday

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

The NBA features eight games on the schedule on Wednesday March 22nd to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide. Two games will air on national televise over ESPN.
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It all begins at 8PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Washington Wizards will host the Atlanta Hawks. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Washington Wizards favored by -7 points with an over under odds of 214. The playoffs are less than a month away. The Washington Wizards made a strong run in the months of January and February where the team moved to the second seed in the Eastern conference. They have fallen back just a bit as the Wizards are in the third seed trailing the second seeded Boston Celtics by 2 ½ games. Atlanta currently holds the fifth seed in the east and trails the fourth seeded Toronto Raptors for home court advantage in the first round by 4 ½ games. The Wizards have dropped two straight and four of five games after their 110-102 road defeat to the Boston Celtics on Monday failing to cover as a four point underdog. Washington has gone back to their poor form defensively they showed in the first two months of the season when they struggled. Washington has allowed 110 points or greater in eight of their past ten games. Atlanta has lost four straight games as they fell at Charlotte on Monday 105-90 as a six point underdog.

The late night game begins at 10:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Utah Jazz welcomes into town the New York Knicks. Utah is favored by -10 ½ points with the total lined at 203 ½ points. Utah is trying to hold off the LA Clippers for the fourth seed in the Western conference as they hold only a ½ game lead. The Jazz return home going 1-3 on their just concluded four game road trip after falling at Indiana Monday 107-100 as a 2 ½ point favorite. New York is 27-43 going through a miserable season. They opened up this four game road trip on Monday losing at the LA Clippers 114-105 as a 10 ½ point underdog.

NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Tuesday

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The NBA action for Tuesday March 21st features eight games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide. Two games will air over national television on ESPN TV.

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It gets going at 7PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Toronto Raptors will host the Chicago Bulls. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Toronto Raptors favored by -6 ½ points with an over under odds of 201 ½ points. The Chicago Bulls are currently on the outside looking in for a playoff spot. They sit one game back of the Detroit Pistons for the final spot in the Eastern conference. Toronto has been sliding down the Eastern conference standings and sit in the fourth seed holding a four game lead over the Atlanta Hawks for home court advantage in the first round. Toronto has been greatly impacted by loss of Kyle Lowry who is out with a wrist injury and is due back to the lineup in early April. They have won two straight after their 116-91 home victory to Indiana on Sunday. Chicago is a disappointing 33-37 and have just 12 games remaining. They beat Utah 95-86 as a six point underdog at home. Entering that game the Bulls had dropped seven of eight games.

The late night game tips at 9:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Minnesota Timberwolves welcome into town the San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio is favored by -5 points with a total lined at 205 ½ points. Tied with Golden St just over a week ago, the San Antonio Spurs have fallen 2 ½ games back of the top seed in the Western conference. It looks like it may be another year in the lottery for the Minnesota Timberwolves who sit 4 ½ games back of the eighth seeded Denver Nuggets for the final playoff berth. The Spurs rallied to beat the Sacramento Kings Sunday 118-102 covering as a 14 point favorite that broke a two game losing streak. Minnesota enters play on a three game losing streak going 0-3 on their just concluded three game road trip.

NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Monday

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The NBA schedules seven games on Monday March 20th to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide. Two games will air on national television.

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The televised action begins at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Golden St Warriors. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -2 points with the total lined at 221 points. The NBA playoffs are fast approaching. The Golden St Warriors have suddenly opened up a two game lead in the Western conference as the Warriors go 3-0 on their just concluded home stand and the San Antonio Spurs have stubbed their toe. Oklahoma City sits in the sixth seed in the west and trails the fourth seeded Utah Jazz for home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs by 2 ½ games. Golden St will be without Kevin Durant who has a sprained knee for at least much of the regular season. We have seen scoring output greatly reduce in Warriors game as a result with Golden St going 8-1 to the under during Durant’s recent absence. Oklahoma City in their quest to catch Utah has gone on a five game win streak after their 16 point home victory to Sacramento on Saturday.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the LA Clippers are home to the New York Knicks. The Clippers are favored by -11 points with a total lined at 217 ½ points. The Clippers are in the fifth seed in the western conference trailing the Utah Jazz by two games with only 12 games remaining to earn home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Oklahoma City is just ½ game back of the Clippers for the fifth seed. Should LA fall to the sixth seed they are looking at an opening round playoff opponent of the Houston Rockets. The Clippers have gotten healthy but still hasn’t helped results on the court. They just broke a three game losing streak after a 30 point home victory to Cleveland who rested their big three. Knicks have dropped six of eight after an 11 point home defeat to Brooklyn on Thursday.

NIT Tournament College Basketball Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Monday

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The NIT Tournament continues with four second round games over national television on Monday March 20th to the satisfaction of college basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action begins from the NIT at 7PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Illinois St Redbirds host the Central Florida Knights. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Illinois St Redbirds favored by -5 points with an over under line of 127 ½ points. Central Florida is one of the best defensive teams in all of college basketball as they limit opponents to 36.4% shooting. Illinois St defeated UC Irvine at home in the first round 85-71 covering as a ten point favorite.

On ESPNU at 8PM Eastern Time the UT Arlington Mavericks will be home to the Akron Zips. UT Arlington is favored by -5 points with the total lined at 153 ½ points. Akron won a road game at Houston in the first round of the NIT 78-75 as a 7 ½ point underdog. UT Arlington went on the road to BYU a tough place to play and won in the first round 105-89 as a 5 ½ point underdog.

At 9PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV the Illinois Fighting Illini has a home date with the Boise St Broncos. Illinois is favored by -7 ½ points with the total set at 145.5. Boise St advanced past the first round of the NIT by beating Utah on the road 73-68 as a 12 point underdog. Illinois crushed Valparaiso 82-57 at home as a 9 point favorite to open the NIT Tournament. Illinois fired their head coach prior to the start of the NIT Tournament.

The late night game tips at 11:15PM Eastern Time on ESPN 2 as the Colorado St Rams will be home to the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners. Colorado St is favored by -5 ½ points with the total lined at 129 ½ points. Colorado St beat College of Charleston to open the NIT at home 81-74 covering as a 4 ½ point favorite. Cal St Bakersfield a very good defensive team went on the road in an NIT first round game and defeated California 73-66 as a 6 ½ point underdog.

NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Sunday

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

On the NBA schedule for Sunday March 19th are 8 games to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide. Two games will air on national television.

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The televised action gets underway at 6PM Eastern Time on NBA TV as the Toronto Raptors will host the Indiana Pacers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Toronto Raptors favored by -3 ½ points with an over under odds of 201 ½ points. Indiana has been trading wins and losses over their past ten games as they are 5-5. The Pacers sit at 35-33 while the Raptors are 40-29. The playoffs are just a month away and the Indiana Pacers currently sit in the sixth seed in the Eastern conference and hold a 2 ½ game lead over the ninth seeded Detroit Pistons for the final playoff spot with 14 games remaining. Toronto is the fourth seed in the Eastern conference and has a three game lead over the Atlanta Hawks for the fourth seed and home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Indiana ranks in the top eight of the NBA in both field goal and three point shooting defense. They have held their past five opponents to under 100 points. The Pacers have shown improvement on the offensive side of the court this season as they make 46% and 37% from the three point line. That ranks ninth in the lead in those areas. Toronto enters play after an 87-75 road victory to the Pistons covering as a 3 ½ point underdog. Raptors have dropped three of four prior to that victory at Detroit.

The late night game gets going at 9:30PM Eastern Time on NBA TV as the LA Lakers will have a home date with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers hold a 1 ½ game lead over the seventh seeded Boston Celtics for the first seed in the Eastern conference. The Cavaliers will look to rebound after a 108-78 road defat to the LA Clippers on Saturday night. The Cavs sat LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. The Lakers have lost four straight after a 107-103 home defeat to Milwaukee on Friday.