Saturday’s Betting Tips
Saturday’s Betting Tips
College Basketball Betting Odds and Preview Capsules: March 2
Once again, there are numerous betting opportunities this Saturday in college basketball, but this is the last weekend before conference tournament play starts next week. There are some incredible matchups today, including a few top 10 games. If you need some assistance this weekend and for the upcoming March Madness, check out a proven winner in ATS Sportsline.
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#10 Louisville Cardinals (23-5 SU, 14-14 ATS) at #12 Syracuse Orange (22-6 SU, 14-10 ATS)
Last game: (1/19/13) Syracuse (+7) over LOUISVILLE, 70-68. This is a revenge game for Louisville, who were shocked at home in January by an undermanned Syracuse team. The Cardinals have won four straight games including a 79-58 road win over Depaul on Wednesday giving 15. They take on a Syracuse team that is 10-5 in the Big East and have now lost two in a row, after falling at Marquette, 74-71 on Monday, giving 1.5. Louisville is 7-2-1 ATS last 10 in series. College Basketball Odds: Syracuse is a 1.5-point favorite. Total: 129.
#5 Miami-Florida Hurricanes (23-4 SU, 16-7-1 ATS) at #3 Duke Blue Devils (24-4 SU, 15-13 ATS)
Last game (1/23/13) MIAMI-FLORIDA (+2.5) over Duke, 90-63. This is another revenge game. The difference between Louisville and Duke is that the Blue Devils were embarrassed by the Hurricanes. The Miami-Florida Hurricanes are coming off an easy win over Virginia Tech on Wednesday, 76-58 as a 16-point betting odds favorite. Duke is coming off a tough loss at Virginia on Thursday night, 73-68, getting one point. Duke big man Ryan Kelly (foot) is probably a week away from playing. Miami-Florida is 10-1 ATS last 11 Saturday games.College Basketball Line: Duke is a 6.5-point favorite. Total: 135.5.
#13 Kansas State Wildcats (23-5 SU, 12-11-1 ATS) at Baylor Bears (17-11 SU, 11-12 ATS)
Last game: (2/16/13) KANSAS STATE (-4.5) over Baylor, 81-61. Kansas State is coming off a 75-55 win over Texas Tech at home, giving 18.5. Thomas Gipson had 21 points to lead the Wildcats. The Wildcats have won four straight games and eight of their last nine. Baylor needs this one as they've lost three of their last four. They are coming off a 65-62 win at West Virginia, giving 1.5 on Wednesday. Baylor is 4-14 ATS last 18 Saturday games. College Hoops Odds: Baylor is a 2.5-point favorite. Total: 132.
#11 Arizona Wildcats (23-5 SU, 12-14 ATS) at UCLA Bruins (21-7 SU, 11-16 ATS)
Last game: (1/24/13) Ucla (+8.5) over ARIZONA,. 84-73. UCLA upset Arizona on the road in the first game. Arizona (11-5 Pac 12) has now fallen behind UCLA in the conference standings. They are coming off a bad loss at USC, 89-78 on the road on Thursday. UCLA has won three straight including a 79-74 overtime win over Arizona State at home, as a 7.5-point betting odds favorite. Jordan Adams led the Bruins with 22 points. . Home team is 9-4 ATS last 13 meetings. Basketball Odds: UCLA is a 1-point favorite. Total: 146.5.