Saturday’s Betting Tips
Saturday’s Betting Tips
College Basketball Betting Odds and Key Matchups: Feb. 9
Football is over but Saturday's have been about college basketball for a long time. The march is on for the madness and don't forget about the numerous betting opportunities. There's an incredible slate of games 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.
Are you ready for some college basketball?
#3 Michigan (21-2 SU, 12-8-1 ATS) at Wisconsin (16-7 SU, 7-14 ATS)
Last game: (1/8/12). MICHIGAN (+1) over Wisconsin, 59-41. Michigan edged Ohio State in overtime, 76-74 on Tuesday, giving 7. That was coming off the 81-73 loss last Saturday at Indiana getting 5.5. Wisconsin has won two straight including a 74-70 overtime win at Iowa on Wednesday, laying 8.5. This is about an uptempo team in Michigan playing a slow-down team in Wisconsin, who has scored 148 points in their last two games. Wisconsin is a 3-8 ATS last 11 Saturday games. College Basketball Odds: Michigan is a 2-point favorite. Total: NT.
#23 Mississippi (18-4 SU, 11-6 ATS) at #20 Missouri (16-6 SU, 8-10 ATS)
Last game: (1/12/13) OLE MISS (-5) over Missouri, 64-49. The Rebels need a quality win in the worst way. They have lost two of straight, which included defeats to the elite of the SEC (Florida, Kentucky). The Rebels did defeat Mississippi State on Wednesday, 93-75, giving 17. Missouri is 5-4 in the SEC but is coming off a 70-68 road loss to Texas A&M, giving 7. These two teams love to get up and down the floor so this should be a high scoring affair. Mississippi is 8-3 ATS last 11 Saturday games. College Basketball Line: Missouri is a 6-point favorite. Total: NT.
North Carolina (16-6 SU, 12-8 ATS) at Miami-Florida (18-3 SU, 14-4 ATS)
Last game: (1/10/13) Miami-Florida (+4) over NORTH CAROLINA, 68-59. Miami-Fla. is 0-5 at home against North Carolina since joining the ACC. North Carolina is coming off a 87-62 win over Wake Forest at home on Tuesday, giving 14.5. The Tar Heels have own three straight and six of seven. Miami-Fla. (18-3 SU, 14-4 ATS) has won 10 straight games and is coming off a 72-50 home romp over Boston College as a 13.5-point favorite. Miami is also 3-12-1 O/U this year . Road team is 4-1 ATS last 5 in series. College Basketball Odds: Miami-Florida is a 7.5-point favorite. Total: NT.
#5 Kansas (19-3 SU, 9-12 ATS) at Oklahoma (14-7 SU, 10-7 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: Kansas is a 4-point favorite. Total: NT.
#16 New Mexico (20-3 SU, 12-8-2 ATS) at UNLV (17-6 SU, 8-14 ATS)
Last game: (2/9/13) NEW MEXICO (-3.5) over UNLV, 65-60. This should be an outstanding MWC matchup against two teams that could do damage in March. New Mexico has won three straight including a 81-58 win over Air Force on Wednesday as a 11.5-point favorite. UNLV has lost three of five since their Jan. 16 win at San Diego State. They are coming off a 64-55 loss at Fresno State on Wednesday as an 8.5-point favorite. UNLV freshman Anthony Bennett scored 15 points in that game. He's a lottery pick if he comes out. New Mexico is 6-2 ATS last 8 road games. College Basketball Lines: UNLV is a 4-point favorite Total: NT.