Tuesday's Betting Tips
Tuesday's Betting Tips
Basketball Betting Odds and Matchups: Jan. 22
It's time for more hoops so get out your pens. Hope you had a nice three-day weekend. Check out the odds and injuries. There's a nice card on Tuesday night including a few quality college games on the tube and a great NBA game with Oklahoma City at the LA Clippers.
Let's get rolling!
#2 Kansas (16-1 SU, 7-9 ATS) at #13 Kansas State (15-2 SU, 6-6-1 ATS)
This is usually a good battle between rivals. #2 Kansas and star guard Ben McLemore will be tested against Big 12 rival Kansas State (15-2 SU, 6-6-1 ATS). Kansas hasn't lost since Nov. 13 (Michigan State). They defeated Texas on the road, laying 7, 64-59 on Saturday. Kansas State has won eight straight, including a 68-60 win over Oklahoma on Saturday giving 7. Kansas is 10-3 ATS L13 on the road in series. College Hoops Line: Kansas is a 3-point favorite. Total: 128.
#11 Michigan State (16-3 SU, 5-10-1 ATS) at Wisconsin (13-5 SU, 6-10 ATS)
Last game: (3/10/12). MICHIGAN STATE (-4) over Wisconsin, 65-52. This is always a very physical, tough matchup. The Spartans (5-1 Big 10) are playing well, coming off five straight wins. They defeated Ohio State at home, 59-56, giving 3 on Saturday, Wisconsin (4-1 Big 10) is coming off a 70-66 road loss on Saturday, giving 1. Wisconsin needs a better game from top guard Trevon Jackson, who went 1-for-10 against Iowa. Favorite is 6-2 ATS last 8 in series. College Basketball Odds: Wisconsin is a 5.5-point favorite. Total: 123.
Iowa (13-4 SU, 9-5-1 ATS) at Ohio State (13-5 SU, 9-5 ATS)
Last game: (1/7/12). Ohio State (-11.5) over IOWA, 76-47. Last year, Iowa was an afterthought. This year, after upsetting Wisconsin at home, they at least are competitive, even though they are just 2-3 in the Big 10. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers at home on Saturday, 70-66, getting. Ohio State (3-2 Big 10) had won two straight before falling at Michigan State on Saturday, 59-56 getting 3. DeShaun Thomas led the Buckeyes with 28 points but he very little help. Ohio State is 6-2-1 ATS last 9 vs. Big 10. Hoops Odds: Ohio State is a 10.5-point favorite. Total: 136.
Oklahoma City (32-9 SU, 24-15-2, 21-20 O/U) at LA Clippers (32-10 SU, 25-17 ATS, 23-19 O/U)
Last game: (11/21/12). OKLAHOMA CITY (-3.5) over LA Clippers, 117-111ot. The first game was a near-classic. Both are teams are very talented and deep. The Clippers are 19-4 SU at home but the Thunders are 13-6 SU on the road. Oklahoma City is coming off a tough loss to Denver on the road, 121-118 in overtime giving 1 on Sunday, after beating Dallas, 117-114 in overtime on Friday. The Clippers lost at Golden State on Monday, 106-99, giving 4.5. The Russell Westbrook/Chris Paul matchup should be scintillating. The Clippers are 5-2 ATS last 7 in series. Pro Hoops Odds: The game is a pick-em. Total: 201.