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Mizzou vs Uconn
UCONN -5.5 5 Units

Missouri has exceeded everyone's expectations by a ton...even theirs according to coach Mike Anderson. This unexpected Cinderella story should most definately come to end tonight against the incredible strength of UCONN. The Huskies played poorly against Purdue and still won by 12 points as a 7 point favorite.Mizzou does not have the defense to slow down Uconn's Hasheem Thabeet. Missouri was very impressive against Memphis, but this battle took all they had and I'm confident their tanks were sucked dry on that one. I've said this many times this week and admit that I have been wrong, but Uconn's experience in a superior conference to the Big 12 should make the difference here.


Villanova vs Pittsburgh
Villanova +2 5 Units

The wrong team is favored in this game, as Pittsburgh should definitely have been sent packing by Xavier in the last round, but somehow wiggled off the upset hook. That won't be the case tonight, as a case can be made that the Wildcats are playing the hottest basketball of the teams remaining in the Big Dance, and after watching them hammer both UCLA, and Duke, you can see that Jay Wright has a very strong, very deep squad that is peaking at the right time. Obviously these teams are no strangers to one another, playing in the Big East Conference, and the lone meeting this season produced a 'Nova 67-57 home win as the 3 1/2-point home dog. Overall, the Wildcats have caprtured 4 of the last 7 series meetings.Tough, tough game, but with Pittsburgh having to go to the well now in ALL 3 of their tourney games, I have to side with the surging Wildcats to take this one.

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New York Knicks at Charlotte Bobcats
Play: Knicks +7

The Bobcats are playing some of the best basketball of the their season right now and once again get the cover and outright win at Philly last night. That followed two snafus from this team and had to have given them much pleasure with the road win. New York is in town tonight and both are playing back to back. that usually means fatigue factors and that is not a good scenerio for these Bobcats. The Knicks not only love to play away from the Garden at 21-12-1 ATS this year, they thrive on ZERO DAYS REST, at 10-4 ATS. The reason is a simple one. They do throw a lot of people at you and they do have a much better bench than what Charlotte will bring to the table. In addition, these Knicks can hang tight with anyone because of their scoring spurts that we all know about. They have covered their last 3 of 4 and they have not lost by more than 7 in their last 7 tries on the road. That does include games with Orlando, Cleveland, and Detroit. Considering the dynamics of this one, an outright win is very possible, and certainly these points look very spiffy indeed. I am still waiting for the status on Nate Robinson with a possible suspension but I do not think that is going to be a big factor one way or another. It certainly was not last night in the Knicks win verses the Hornets, playing just 19 minutes of that contest. Let's get these points.

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Missouri Tigers at Connecticut Huskies

Missouri ruined my March Madness bracket and probably a lot more people's too. They upset Memphis on Thursday, but they’ll have face one of the nation’s best teams on Saturday in the Elite Eight, when they take on top seeds Connecticut as big underdogs. Hasheem Thabeet was huge for the Huskies with 15 points, 15 boards and four blocks as they covered the spread for the third game in a row beating Purdue 72-60.
Connecticut are 5.5 point favorites in this game, but they’ll have to be aware of the Tigers, who upset Memphis. Missouri better hit all their shots because the Huskies will have a huge rebounding advantage. I really don't see this game going any other way than with Connecticut.

Pick: Take Connecticut to cover the spread.


Villanova Wildcats at Pittsburgh Panthers

Bye bye Duke! I hope you took my advice and took the Wildcats to upset Duke, I had a feeling their inexperience would show. Villanova won the rebounding battle against Duke but Pittsburgh will be another story. Villanova beat Pittsburgh in their only matchup earlier in the season but that didn't really count.
Pitts didn't cover on Thursday for me but with the line at -2 I'm confident they can in this game. I'm sure Sam Young will keep his scoring average (21.6 per game) - he leads Pitts in scoring in the tournament with 65 points. I can see DeJuan Blair picking up his game too when it really matters like he did on opening game. I'm hoping Jermaine Dixon can get his act together too. Levance Fields will be great as usual. With guys like these on the team I don't see Nova having what it takes to get by the Panthers.

Pick: Take Pittsburgh to cover the spread and take the OVER - I can see this being a high scoring game...

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Phoenix at Utah   
The Suns are just 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as a road underdog between 5 and 10 1/2 points, while Utah is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games as a favorite by the same margin. The Jazz are the pick (-7 1/2) according to Dunkel, which has Utah favored by 10.   Dunkel Pick: Utah (-7 1/2).   

Game 501-502: Indiana at Chicago
Dunkel Ratings: Indiana 114.738; Chicago 124.275
Dunkel Line & Total: Chicago by 9 1/2; 214
Vegas Line & Total: Chicago by 8; 208 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chicago (-8); Over

Game 503-504: Detroit at Washington
Dunkel Ratings: Detroit 115.923; Washington 111.667
Dunkel Line & Total: Detroit by 4 1/2; 192
Vegas Line & Total: Detroit by 5 1/2; 193 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Washington (+5 1/2); Under

Game 505-506: New York at Charlotte
Dunkel Ratings: New York 110.639; Charlotte 120.662
Dunkel Line & Total: Charlotte by 10; 200 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Charlotte by 6 1/2; 207
Dunkel Pick: Charlotte (-6 1/2); Under

Game 507-508: Milwaukee at Miami
Dunkel Ratings: Milwaukee 111.164; Miami 122.045
Dunkel Line & Total: Miami by 11; 202
Vegas Line & Total: Miami by 8; 197
Dunkel Pick: Miami (-8); Over

Game 509-510: LA Clippers at Houston
Dunkel Ratings: LA Clippers 108.103; Houston 125.978
Dunkel Line & Total: Houston by 18; 191
Vegas Line & Total: Houston by 15; 190 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Houston (-15); Over

Game 511-512: Golden State at Denver
Dunkel Ratings: Golden State 114.367; Denver 124.920
Dunkel Line & Total: Denver by 10 1/2; 231 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Denver by 12; 228
Dunkel Pick: Golden State (+12); Over

Game 513-514: Phoenix at Utah
Dunkel Ratings: Phoenix 119.327; Utah 129.378
Dunkel Line & Total: Utah by 10; 233
Vegas Line & Total: Utah by 7 1/2; 229
Dunkel Pick: Utah (-7 1/2); Over

Game 515-516: Memphis at Portland
Dunkel Ratings: Memphis 110.356; Portland 123.952
Dunkel Line & Total: Portland by 13 1/2; 195
Vegas Line & Total: Portland by 13; 193
Dunkel Pick: Portland (-13); Over


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Florida at Dallas
The Panthers look to take advantage of a Dallas team that is just 2-8 in its last 10 home games.  Florida is the underdog pick (+110) according to Dunkel, which has the Panthers favored by 1.  Dunkel Pick: Florida (+110). 

Game 51-52: NY Rangers at Pittsburgh
Dunkel Ratings: NY Rangers 11.649; Pittsburgh 12.552
Dunkel Line & Total: Pittsburgh by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Pittsburgh (-155); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Pittsburgh (-155); Under

Game 53-54: Carolina at New Jersey
Dunkel Ratings: Carolina 12.532; New Jersey 11.456
Dunkel Line & Total: Carolina by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: New Jersey (-170); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Carolina (+150); Under

Game 55-56: Philadelphia at NY Islanders
Dunkel Ratings: Philadelphia 11.626; NY Islanders 11.723
Dunkel Line & Total: NY Islanders by 1/2; 7
Vegas Line & Total: Philadelphia (-230); 6
Dunkel Pick: NY Islanders (+190); Over

Game 57-58: Ottawa at Atlanta
Dunkel Ratings: Ottawa 12.139; Atlanta 11.199
Dunkel Line & Total: Ottawa by 1; 7
Vegas Line & Total: Atlanta (-110); 6
Dunkel Pick: Ottawa (-110); Over

Game 59-60: Buffalo at Montreal
Dunkel Ratings: Buffalo 11.539; Montreal 10.871
Dunkel Line & Total: Buffalo by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Montreal (-165); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Buffalo (+145); Under

Game 61-62: Boston at Toronto
Dunkel Ratings: Boston 11.515; Toronto 11.677
Dunkel Line & Total: Toronto by 1/2; 5 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Boston (-210); 6
Dunkel Pick: Toronto (+180); Under

Game 63-64: Los Angeles at Nashville
Dunkel Ratings: Los Angeles 10.511; Nashville 11.633
Dunkel Line & Total: Nashville by 1; 6
Vegas Line & Total: Nashville (-170); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Nashville (-170); Over

Game 65-66: Florida at Dallas
Dunkel Ratings: Florida 11.488; Dallas 10.431
Dunkel Line & Total: Florida by 1; 4 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Dallas (-130); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Florida (+110); Under

Game 67-68: Columbus at St. Louis
Dunkel Ratings: Columbus 11.661; St. Louis 12.017
Dunkel Line & Total: St. Louis by 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: St. Louis (-120); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: St. Louis (-120); Under

Game 69-70: Minnesota at Calgary
Dunkel Ratings: Minnesota 11.104; Calgary 11.545
Dunkel Line & Total: Calgary by 1/2; 4 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Calgary (-230); 5
Dunkel Pick: Calgary (-230); Under

Game 71-72: Phoenix at San Jose
Dunkel Ratings: Phoenix 10.976; San Jose 11.340
Dunkel Line & Total: San Jose by 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: San Jose (-330); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: San Jose (-330); Under

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Indiana Pacers vs. Chicago Bulls     
Play: Chicago Bulls -8
         
Chicago has made a fortress out of the United Center since the All-Star break, covering 9 of last 10 as host, with the only loss coming at the hands of the West-leading Lakers. F John Salmons, who was acquired in midseason, has been particularly effective at home, leading the team with 22.4 ppg and 55% shooting in front of his new fans.

The home team won and covered first two in this series this season, and the Bulls have been led by G Ben Gordon’s 24 ppg vs. the Pacers. Chicago regained services of rookie PG Derrick Rose on Thursday, and he’s an important cog in the machine as they knocked off the Miami Heat.

The Bulls currently lie in 7th place in the East, 3½ games out of 5th or 6th, but not quite safe yet from falling to lottery position. The Chicago Bulls roll again on Saturday Night!

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Villanova vs. Pittsburgh    
Play: Pittsburgh -2

Villanova comes in at 29-7 on the season while Pittsburgh is a super 31-4 this year. Villanova comes in as the 3rd seed while Pittsburgh is the #1 seed in the East Regional. In their one meeting this year, Villanova handed Pittsburgh one of their four losses with a 67-57 win at home back in January. Revenge will be sweet here tonight for Pittsburgh. Wildcats are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a SU win of more than 20 points. Panthers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Big East. Wildcats are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings. We'll recommend a small play on Pittsburgh tonight!

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Milwaukee Bucks @ Miami Heat
PICK: Miami Heat

The Heat have played SIX of their last eight games away from home (1-5 in those road games) and should be happy about getting the struggling Bucks in a home game tonight. Miami is 38-34 and just a half-game up on Philly for the 5th spot in the East's playoff picture. Staying out of the sixth spot is important, because a 6th-place finish means a first round matchup with either the Celtics or Magic, while a fith-place finish means a series with the Hawks. The Bucks have fallen to 31-42 and are no longer have really any serious hopes of sneaking into the playoff race. Redd (21.2) and Bogut (11.7-10.2) have been out of action for quite some time now and Milwaukee's 110-94 loss at Orlando on Friday was its fourth straight and 13th in 17 games. Miami was just 9-32 at home last season but takes a five-game home winning streak into tonight's game (has won EIGHT of its last nine at home), while averaging 121.2 PPG during its current home winning run. Only LeBron or Kobe will keep Wade (29.8-5.1-7.5) from winning this year's MVP award, while the additions of O'Neal (14.1-5.1 in 19 game) and Moon (7.9-5.0 in 20 games) have been good ones (Marion is NOT missed). Lay it with the Heat.

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Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets
Prediction: Golden State Warriors

At 9:05 pm, our member selection is on the Golden State Warriors plus the points over Denver, as the Warriors fall into a terrific 158-105 ATS system of mine. What we want to do is play on any double digit underdog off three or more losses that's playing with at least two days' of rest. The Warriors lost their 3rd straight game, 128-106, to Dallas on Wednesday, and have been installed as a 13-point underdog tonight. And, if our team is matched up against an opponent off a straight-up win, then our 158-105 stat zooms to 105-64 ATS since 1991 (62%). Take the Warriors.

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1 Unit on Bucks/Heat UNDER 197

Right off, you have to like the Under on Miami in this total range as Miami is 41-25 UNDER when the total is between 190 and 199.5 points over the last 2 seasons, with its average score totaling 188.4 points in these games. Milwaukee has really struggled to score the rock, totaling 86 or fewer points in 4 of its last 6 games. The Heat have gone under the number in 3 straight and with a big division game against Orlando next, I don't see them having the incentive to bury the Bucks here. We'll bet the Under

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1 Unit on Detroit Pistons -5

Detroit is long overdue for a win and it takes its frustration out on the lowly Wizards tonight. Plays against home teams (WASHINGTON) - terrible team - outscored by their opponents by 6+ points/game, after a close win by 3 points or less are 54-19 ATS since 1996. We'll make a small play on this 74% system.

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4 UNIT PLAY

Pittsbaurgh/ Villanova Under 140.5

The Under is 6-1 in Wildcats last 7 games following a SU win of more than 20 points, while the Under is 6-1 in Panthers last 7 neutral site games as a favorite. Both teams have been playing excellent defense this year as the Cats have allowed 66.7 ppg on the year (145th) and they are 37th in FG% defense (40.1%), while the Panthers have allowed just 64.1 ppg overall (81st) and they are 44th in defensive FG% ((40.4%). In their last 5 games the Panthers have allowed just 65.4 ppg on 37.8%, while Villanova has allowed just 66.7 ppg on 37.8% shooting in their last 5 games. Villanova's neutral games have averaged 141.8 ppg, but Pitts neutral games have averaged 131.8 ppg. We also note that the last 6 in this series has gone Under the total , with an average of 124.7 ppg being scored, while not one of those games put up more than 127 points. Both teams can score, but this is still a Big East game and that means a tough, physical battle with not much running up an down the floor. I see this one at 130 or less.


3 UNIT PLAY

UConn -5.5 over Missouri

The Tigers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games after allowing more than 90 points in their previous game, while teh Huskies are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. The Tigers are off an impressive win vs  Memphis, but today the Task gets a whole lot tougher. The Huskies have been extremely impressive in the Tourney as they have won their games by an average of 30 ppg. Their defense has been tough of last as they have allowed 57.6 ppg in the 3 games, and two of those teams (A&M and Chatt) are pretty good offensive squads. For the year the Huskies have allowed just 63.4 ppg (67th) and they are 2nd in the nation in defensive FG% (37.4%). Today's task will not be easy as the Tigers have averaged 81.6 ppg on the year (4th) and they shoot 47.4% from the field (27th). A weakness for this team is their reboundiing, as the Huskies have a sizeable edge (pun intened) in that department. Another edge the Huskies do have is on defense. I already went through their defensive stats above, so now let's take a look at the Tigers for a moment. Missouri comes in allowing 67.3 ppg overall (157th), plus they have allowed 72.4 ppg when they have played away from home this year. Now even though they held Cornell to just 59 points in the opening round of the Tourney, they have comeback to allow 85 ppg on 45% shooting in their next 2 games. The Tigers have been playing at a high intensity so far, but it runs out today as Thabeet and company take them out behind the woodshed for a nice 10+ poiunt win.   


2 UNIT PLAY

UConn/ Missouri Over 150

The Over is 20-6 in Tigers last 26 games as an underdog of 0.5-6.5 and 9-1 in their last 10 NCAA Tournament games, while the Over is 14-3 in Huskies last 17 neutral site games as a favorite and 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. Both teams like to push the ball as the Huskies average 78.4 ppg overall, while the Tigers have put up 80.9 ppg this year. UConn has averaged 89 ppg in the tourney so far, while the Tigers have put up 87.7 ppg in their 3 games. I see this one at about 160, with the Huskies taking it 87-73.


1 UNIT PLAY

Pittsburgh -2 over Villanova

The Wildcats are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a SU win of more than 20 points, while the Panthers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 vs. Big East. The Panthers will just have too much defense in this one to keep the hot Cats from moving on. Pittsburgh by 5+ in a low scoring game.

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I like the UNDER 6.O -120 in the FLYERS - ISLANDERS game this evening. When NY ISLANDERS team played as a home team - Last 2 years - 3 games in 4 nights; the UNDER is 14-5-1 for the NYI in this spot L2Y.

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Villanova vs. Pittsburgh
Pick: UNDER 141

The Villanova Wildcats and the Pittsburgh Panthers square-off in a regional final ensuring at least one Big East team will be in the Final Four. These teams have a history of playing very ugly games, which is another word used interchangeably with defense. On the seniors' watches (last four years), these teams have not sniffed anything close to this total as they have played to 130 or less in every matchup, and that goes back even further as just one of the last 10 meetings has managed to top even 130. Villanova has been an under machine when posted as a dog, as they have played UNDER to the tune of 24-8-1 in their last 33 as a dog. The Panthers have notched six-straight UNDERs against teams with a straight-up winning record. This one is set too high, so UNDER gets the call.

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Utah Jazz -9 over Phoenix Suns

Utah is looking to avenge a four point loss earlier in the week when they host the Suns today.  The Jazz are on a 13 game home winning streak in which they are giving up under 91 ppg and opponents have reached the century mark just once, and that was the LA Lakers.  The Suns had been playing pretty well, winning six in a row, before getting blown out by Portland the other night.  Utah has been off since their loss against Phoenix, but you can bet they have a game plan that doesn't call for them to get beat so badly on the break like they did down in Phoenix.  Jazz get their revenge and a double digit win tonight.

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NHL
NY Rangers/Pittsburgh Under 5.5
Buffalo/Montreal Over 5.5

NBA
Indiana/Chicago Over 213
Phoenix/Utah Over 230.5

NCAA HOOPS
Missouri/UConn Over 150
Villanova +2

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Los Angeles Clippers at Houston Rockets

Houston has played great at home, winning won 14 of their last 16 games at the Toyota Center and is 29-8 on their home court this year. Nevertheless, they have not been profitable for their backers at home. The Rockets are 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against the sorry Clippers in Houston. The Rockets should have no problem grabbing a win against the pitiable Clippers, but laying 15 with Houston is unwise. Take the Points!

Los Angeles Clippers +15


NCAAB

Connecticut Huskies -5.5
Pittsburgh Panthers -2


Mr A

Milwaukee Bucks +9
Los Angeles Clippers +15

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Milwaukee +9 at MIAMI

Yes, Milwaukee's lost 4 in a row. Yes, they played last night (and got crushed by Orlando). Regardless, laying this many with Miami is absolutely ridiculous. I can understand laying the points with the Magic last night, as they're one of the East's elite, but laying close to double-digits with a Heat team that's been maddeningly inconsistent is losing propostion. Let's dig a little deeper...

From a match up standpoint, of course Dwayne Wade will get his points, but that hasn't been the issue for the Heat. Its his surrounding cast that comes into question, as only Haslem can be counted on game in and game out, and even then, he's nothing more than role player. Bucks have far more balance with Jefferson and Villanueva playing well, and the backcourt of Sessions and Bell picking it up over their last 2 games. Again, underestimate Milwaukee at your own loss here.

While its true Miami has some nice home wins of late (namely vs Boston), they've lost 5 of their last 7, and worst of all, are averaging just 91 ppg over their last 5 games! Sorry Miami-backers, but you're not going to cover this number with that kind of meager offensive output, plain and simple. Bucks offense hasn't been much better, but you have to take into consideration their opponents (Boston, Orlando twice, and Portland plus a gimme vs Raptors).

Bottom line, while we expect the Heat to win this contest, covering the bloated number is an entirely different story! Big game with Orlando looming on deck for Wade and company, and with the Bucks desperate to snap their losing streak, look for this one to be a lot closer than Vegas wants you to believe.

Take Milwaukee plus the points over Miami in this NBA match up.

2♦ MILWAUKEE

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U.Conn -6 vs. Missouri at Glendale 

We come through once again as Michigan State battles back to deliver another Comp Play winner for us to complete a Sweet 16 Sweep on the heels of Villanova's rout of Duke on Thursday. With that win we’re now 12-4 our last 16 Comp Plays!

Let's keep the winning streak going in the Tournament with the Over in the Missouri-UConn matchup.

Both teams come into tonight’s game having put up some strong offensive numbers throughout The Tournament and will blow past that 150-point total. Though that number is subject to change, it won’t matter as these teams will put up more than 160 points in this matchup.

Consider that over their last two games the Tigers and their opponents have totaled, on average 177.5 points per outing. And in their Sweet 16 game against Memphis, the Tigers scored 102 points on their own as the two combined for 193 points.

On the other side, the Huskies have been putting up the numbers as well as the Over has come through in each of their last three lined games as they’ve totaled, on average, 171 points over their last four outings.

Also keep in mind that playing at neutral sites this season UConn has totaled, on average, 162.1 points per game.

Lastly, the Over is on a 6-0 run for UConn its last 6 games when favored in The Tournament while the Over has come in 7 straight games for Missouri when it’s been installed as an underdog in The Tournament. And the Over has come in 15 of the last 16 Tournament games between these two combined.

It’ll come in on the high side one more time tonight as these two blow past the number. Take the Over in this one big tonight.

3♦ MISSOURI-U.CONN OVER

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Villanova vs. Pitt -2 at Boston

For Saturday, take the under in the East Regional final between Villanova and Pitt.

Obviously the familiarity is there with both teams playing in the Big East conference and I feel like this is going to be a low-scoring, defensive struggle.

Villanova has soared to big wins over Ucla and Duke, but neither of those two plays as good defensively as Pitt does.  On the other side, the Wildcats have the talent to keep Pitt from getting many open looks.

In the first and only meeting this season, the Wildcats defeated the Panthers in Philadelphia, 67-57.  Pitt was frustrated by the full-court pressure Villanova employed and it resulted in 17 turnovers.

While tonight’s game won’t be that lopsided, I do expect it to be another low-scoring affair.

The under for Villanova is on stretches of 6-0 against winning teams, 24-8-1 as an underdog, 19-7-1 as a dog of less than seven points and 4-0 as a neutral site pup.  The under for Pitt is on likewise runs of 4-1 overall, 6-0 against winning teams and 6-1 on neutral courts.

The last six meetings in this rivalry have stayed under the total as well.

Take the under as this one stays well below the posted price.

4♦ UNDER

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Villanova vs Pittsburgh -2 at Boston 

A pair of old friends get together, and this will be nothing short of a bump-and-grind, defensive affair that will find itself somewhere in the 130s.

Since they're well acquainted with one another, they'll both likely look to win this one on the defensive end, especially after combining for 124 points the last time they met. In fact, an average of 125.7 points have been scored the last three times these two have met.

Halfcourt, offensive sets will keep this one at a turtle's pace, and quite frankly, Pittsburgh appears to be tired every time it's stepped on the court in this tournament.

The under is on a 6-0 run the last six times these two have met, so nothing changes here.

1♦ UNDER

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