Saturday’s Betting Tips
Saturday’s Betting Tips
College Basketball Betting Odds and Key Matchups: Feb. 2
Before you get your Super Bowl party and grab the cold ones, there are numerous betting opportunities in college basketball on Saturday. Another great slate of college basketball games are on tap today. There's hoops from 11amET all the way past midnight. Don't miss the action today and if you need some assistance, check out ATS Sportsline.
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#6 Syracuse (18-2 SU, 10-6 ATS) at Pittsburgh (17-5 SU, 7-8 ATS)
Last game: (1/16/12). SYRACUSE (-13) over Pittsburgh, 71-63. Syracuse is coming off a 75-71 loss at Villanova last Saturday in overtime, giving 7. The Orange have a week to prepare for Pittsburgh, who is coming off a 64-61 road loss at Louisville, but covered the 6. With forward James Southerland still benched because of an eligibility matter and freshman forward Dajuan Coleman on crutches after knee surgery this week that will keep him out at least one month, Syracuse is down to seven scholarship players. Pittsburgh is 14-3 ATS last 17 in series. College Basketball Odds: Pittsburgh is a 3.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
#5 Duke (18-2 SU, 11-9 ATS) at Florida State (12-8 SU, 8-10 ATS)
Last game: (3/10/12). Florida State (+2.5) over DUKE, 62-59. Duke has won two straight, but struggled on Wednesday to cover against Wake Forest, winning 75-70, but didn't cover the 13.5. Ryan Kelly is still out for Duke with a foot injury. Florida State is coming off a last-second win over Maryland on Wednesday, edging the Terps, 73-71 on a Michael Snaer three-pointer. The Seminoles has lost three of their last five games. Florida State is 6-2 ATS last 8 Saturday games. College Basketball Line: Duke is a 6.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
#15 Miami-Fla. (16-3 SU, 12-4 ATS) at #19 NC State (16-5 SU, 11-8 ATS)
Last game: (2/29/12) NC STATE (-4) over Miami-Fla. 77-73. This game depends on the health of Wolfpack point guard Lornezo Brown, who is questionable with an ankle injury. Miami-Fla. is 7-0 in the ACC and has won eight straight including a 73-63 road win at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, giving 9.5. NC State lost at Virginia on Tuesday, 58-55 getting 3.5. Brown played just 10 minutes while F C.J Leslie committed seven turnovers. NC State is 6-2 ATS last 8 Saturday games. College Basketball Odds: NL Total: NT.
#16 Ole Miss (17-3 SU, 9-6 ATS) at #4 Florida (17-2 SU, 12-4 ATS)
Last game: (1/26/12). Florida (-5.5) over OLE MISS, 64-60. There's not a more dominant team in the nation right now than Florida. The Gators have won nine straight including a 75-36 win over South Carolina on Wednesday, giving 23.5. They have won each game in this streak by at least 17 points. Ole Miss is coming off a disappointing 87-74 loss at home to Kentucky on Jan. 30, giving 2.5. Marshall Henderson leads the team with 19.3ppg and had 21 vs. Kentucky. Florida is 16-5 ATS last 21 overall. Hoops Odds: Florida is a 15-point favorite. Total: NT.
#1 Michigan (20-1 SU, 12-6-1 ATS) at #3 Indiana (19-2 SU, 10-9 ATS)
Last game: (2/1/12) MICHIGAN (-4) over Indiana, 68-56. Students are lining up in cold temperatures long before tip-off to see a #1 vs. #3 matchup vying for Big 10 supremacy. Michigan is coming off four straight wins, including a 68-46 home win over Northwestern on Wednesday giving 15. Indiana has also won four straight, including a 97-60 dominating win at Purdue on Wednesday giving 7.5. Sophomore guard Trey Burke leads the way for Michigan against Cody Zeller for the Hoosiers. Indiana is 13-5 ATS last 18 in series. College Basketball Lines: Indiana is a 4.5-point favorite Total: NT.