Saturday’s Betting Tips
Saturday’s Betting Tips
College Basketball Betting Odds and Key Matchups: Jan. 26
Another great slate of college basketball games today are on tap. That means tons of betting opportunities so grab a chair and get a few cold ones. There's hoops from 11amET all the way past midnight. There are several big conference games involving top 25 teams and there's a traditional matchup that could burst one of these teams bubble. Don't miss the action today and if you need some assistance, check out ATS Sportsline.
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#5 Louisville (16-3 SU, 10-9 ATS) at Georgetown (13-4 SU, 6-7 ATS)
Last game: (12/28/11). Georgetown (+6.5) over LOUISVILLE, 71-68. It doesn't get any easier for Louisville after losing two straight games. They were upset at Villanova, 73-64, giving 11.5 on Tuesday. That was after they lost to Syracuse at home by 2. Georgetown continues to play without wing Greg Whittington (suspension) yet they somehow beat Notre Dame, 63-47, getting 5.5 on Monday. The Hoyas want to to keep this a low score and the Cards need to make this an uptempo game. Georgetown is 5-12 ATS last 17 Saturday games. College Basketball Odds: Louisville is a 6.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
Maryland (15-4 SU, 5-7 ATS) at Duke (16-2 SU, 10-8 ATS)
Last game: (2/11/12). DUKE (-15) over Maryland, 73-55. Duke is coming off one of their worst home losses in school history on Wednesday when they were dominated by Miami-Fla, 90-63. They should bounce back at home against a young Maryland team that has the size to compete inside. They need guard Dez Wells to step up and create for his teammates. Maryland is coming off a 64-59 home win over Boston College on Wednesday, giving 8.5. Duke is 8-17 ATS last 25 home games. College Basketball Line: Duke is a 12.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
Oklahoma (13-4 SU, 9-4 ATS) at #2 Kansas (17-1 SU, 8-9 ATS)
Last game: (2/1/12). KANSAS (-17) over Oklahoma, 84-62. The Sooner are now 4-1 in the Big 12 and have won six of their last seven games. Oklahoma beat Texas on Monday, 73-67, but didn't cover the 7.5. The Jayhawks should be the number one team next week, assuming they can hold on against the pesky Sooner. Kansas has won 16 straight games since losing to Michigan State on Nov. 13. They defeated Kansas State on Tuesday, 59-55, giving 3.5. Oklahoma is 7-2 ATS last 9 overall. College Basketball Odds: Kansas is a 15-point favorite. Total: NT.
#15 New Mexico (17-2 SU, 10-7-1 ATS) at San Diego State (15-4 SU, 8-6 ATS)
Last game: (3/10/12). New Mexico (-4.5) over SAN DIEGO STATE, 68-59. New Mexico is on fire, having won four straight and five of six. The Lobos are coming off a 66-61 win giving 4.5 against Colorado State on Wednesday. San Diego State defeated Nevada on the road on Wednesday, 78-57, giving 4 after losing two straight games to Wyoming and UNLV. Jamaal Franklin and Chase Tapley provide the bulk of points for the Aztecs. New Mexico is 20-6 ATS L26 vs. Mountain West. Hoops Odds: San Diego State is a 3.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
North Carolina (13-5 SU, 10-6 ATS) at #18 NC State (15-4 SU, 9-8 ATS)
Last game: (3/10/12). NORTH CAROLINA (-9.5) over NC State, 69-67. North Carolina has won three straight games after losing two straight. But this will be their toughest challenge. They beat Georgia Tech on Wednesday night, 79-63, giving 11. NC State is coming off another shaky road loss, as they fell at Wake Forest, 86-84, giving 8. James Michael McAdoo leads the Tar Heels against C.J. Leslie of NC State. Road team is 7-3 ATS L10 in series. College Basketball Lines: North Carolina is a 5-point favorite Total: NT.