Tuesday's Betting Tips
Tuesday's Betting Tips
Basketball Betting Lines and Matchups: Feb. 19
It almost feels like a holiday. That's because the NBA finally returns after not playing since last Thursday. There's a big schedule in the NBA and some quality betting opportunities in college basketball. This is a big time of the year in college as teams vie for postseason. March Madness is just a few weeks away.
Let's get ready for some college and pro hoops!
#1 Indiana Hoosiers (23-3 SU, 14-10 ATS) at #5 Michigan State Spartans (22-4 SU, 10-11-2 ATS)
Last game (1/27/13) INDIANA (-9.5) over Michigan State, 75-70. So Indiana is number one again-for this week. Both teams are 11-2 in the Big 10. The Hoosiers have won three straight including an easy win over Purdue last Saturday, 83-55, giving 18.5. Michigan State has won five straight games, including a 9-point road win over Nebraska on Saturday, 73-64, laying 9. Michigan State will look to play their physical style of basketball against Indiana, led by guard Victor Oladipo, who is coming off an ankle injury. Michigan State is 10-22-2 ATS last 34 Tuesday games. College Basketball Line: Michigan State is a 1.5-point favorite. Total: 141.
#4 Florida Gators (21-3 SU, 14-7 ATS) at Missouri Tigers (18-7 SU, 10-11 ATS)
Last game: (1/19/13) FLORIDA (-12.5) over Missouri, 83-52. Florida comes into this game with an 11-1 record in the SEC. They are just destroying most teams in a league that appears to be down this year. They crushed Auburn on the road, 83-52 last Saturday, giving 17. Missouri is looking for some revenge after getting crushed in the first game on January 19. They fell at Arkansas on Saturday, 73-71 as a pick. Missouri is 14-0 straight up at home this year. Missouri is 6-2 ATS last 8 home games. College Basketball Odds: Florida is a 5-point favorite. Total: 138.5
Boston (28-24 SU, 21-28-3 ATS, 25-26-1 O/U) at Denver (33-21 SU, 333-22 ATS, 33-21 O/U)
Last game: (2/10/13). BOSTON (-2) over Denver, 118-114ot. There are two days before the trade deadline and Boston may or not be active. Do they trade Kevin Garnett or Paul Pierce? The Celtics are still in the playoff picture, despite losing Rajon Rondo (ACL) for the year. They have won eight of the last nine games after a six day break. Denver is coming off three straight loss on the road. They are happy to get back home where they are 22-3 straight up this season . Denver is 7-1 ATS last 8 overall in series at home. Hoops Odds: Denver is a 8.5-point favorite. Total: 203.