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Wednesday's Betting Tips
Wednesday's Betting Tips
Basketball Betting Odds and Matchups: Feb. 6
Big night on Wednesday in college and pro hoops. If you bet on basketball, there are numerous opportunities to make a score. Don't forget to track the lines and check out the injuries and matchups. We will take a look at some of the best ones in college basketball and the NBA.
Let's get rolling!
Connecticut (15-5 SU, 8-8 ATS) at St. John's (14-8 SU, 8-9 ATS)
Last game: (12/31/11). CONNECTICUT (-13.5) over St. John's, 83-69. The Connecticut Huskies (5-3 Big East) have won three straight including Sunday's 69-64 win over South Florida in overtime, giving 9 points. The Huskies are playing for pride since the are ineligible for the NCAA Tournament. St. John's (6-4 Big East) had a five-game winning streak halted on Saturday at Georgetown, 68-56, getting 7.5. Connecticut is 1-7 ATS last 8 on the road in series. College Hoops Line: Connecticut is a 1-point favorite. Total: 131.5.
#18 Minnesota (17-5 SU, 13-7 ATS) at #8 Michigan State (18-4 SU, 7-11-1 ATS)
Last game: (12/31/12). MINNESOTA (-6.5) over Michigan State, 76-63. Minnesota (5-4 Big 10) is coming off a 62-59 home win over Iowa laying 10 on Sunday. They have won two straight after losing four straight. Michigan State (7-2 Big 10) is coming off an 80-75 win over Illinois, giving 8.5 last Thursday. Backup guard Travis Trice could miss this game. Expect this to be a very physical contest. Michigan State is 5-1 ATS last 6 meetings at home in series. College Basketball Odds: Michigan State is a 4-point favorite. Total: 131.0.
Goden State (30-18 SU, 27-20-1 ATS, 30-17-1 O/U) at Oklahoma City (36-12 SU, 28-18-2 ATS, 24-24 O/U)
Last game: (1/23/13) GOLDEN STATE (+1.5) over Oklahoma City, 104-99. Golden State is coming off a 140-109 loss to Houston last night, getting 2.5. who tied a record for most three-pointers made in a game with 23. Andrew Bogut is not likely to play coming off ankle surgery as the Warriors are trying to limit his back-to-back games. Oklahoma City is coming off a 112-91 win over Dallas on Monday at home, giving 8.5. Kevin Durant had his first triple-double against Golden State in their 119-109 win on Nov. 18 at home. Oklahoma City is 4-1 ATS last 5 in series. Hoops Odds: Oklahoma City is a 10-point favorite. Total: 211.5.