College Basketball Betting News and Notes Wednesday, November 20

College Basketball Betting News and Notes Wednesday, November 20

College Basketball Information

Georgia Tech caoch Gregory came to Tech from Dayton; Jackets are 3-0 despite shooting 25.6% from arc- they had good win at Georgia Friday, grabbing 15 offensive boards, making 24-31 on foul line. Dayton won its first three games vs stiffs, despite turning ball over 21.2% of time, but they also made 48.3% behind arc. ACC home favorites are 9-13.

Northwestern lost 50-44 at home to Illinois-Chi LY, missing half their 20 foul shots, scoring only 18 points in second half; Wildcats got beat at home by young Illinois State team Sunday, their second loss in row after losing road opener at Stanford. UIC scored 62.5 ppg in losing first two D-I games, to Drake/Eastern Illinois. Big 10 home favorites are 8-8.

SMU hung on for 78-75 win at Texas State LY, after leading by 13 early in game; quick turnaround for Mustangs after Monday's 89-78 loss at Arkansas- SMU turned ball over 18 times, Hogs made 11-22 from arc. Texas State lost its first three games by 6-7-17 points, turning ball over 21.8% of time. AAC favorites are 13-8 vs spread, 2-2 away from home.

Xavier won its first three games, but turned ball over 21.4% of tine and shot 59.6% from line; they're 3-2 in last five games with Miami, taking wins by 6-7-3 points. Miami overscheduled and lost by 12-36 points in first two games, at Notre Dame/Arizona State- they're shooting 23.8% behind arc. Big East home favorites are 8-4 against the spread.

Wichita State hits road for first time after four wins by 14+ points- since they made Final Four last spring, Shockers have target on their back for mid-major foes. Wichita won its last three games with Tulsa by 3-10-26 points. Hurricane is 0-2, losing by combined nine points to Missouri St., Oral Roberts. MVC favorites are 4-6 vs spread, but 3-0 on road.

Valparaiso is 0-2 on road, losing at Illinois by 12, Ohio by 4; Crusaders turned ball over 22.2% of time, had 22% of shots blocked- thats terrible. Evansville scored 86.7 ppg in winning first three games, with D-I wins by 6-13 points. Aces made 42.1% of 3's, 85.5% from line (#3 in USA). MVC home favorites are 1-6; Horizon road underdogs are 9-9.

Iowa State pulled away (led by 11 at the half) for 83-62 home win over BYU LY; Cyclones shot 58% inside ard- they had a big home win over Michigan Sunday, in game with total of only 28 FTs. BYU won 112-103 at Stanford last week; Cougars are playing fastest tempo in country after 11 days, making 45.2% behind arc, turning ball over only 12.2% of time.

Fresno State beat Cal Poly 76-67 LY, after losing at home to Mustangs year before; Bulldogs are 2-1, losing by 21 at Pitt, beating couple of Big West teams, Irvine by 1 in OT, Northridge by 19. Cal Poly lost its first two games by 11-2 points, scoring only 60 ppg- they've turned ball over 22.9% of time. Mountain West road teams are 7-5 against the spread.

Pepperdine beat three stiffs to start year, but seeing as they were 12-27 last two years, they were stiffs then, so this is progress; Waves made an impressive 44.2% behind arc in first three games. San Jose State scored 60.8 ppg in losing its first four games; none of its foes are ranked above #164 in country. WCC home favorites are 13-4 against the spread.

North Dakota State lost by point at home to Southern Miss Monday; they must think they're going to win league- their non-league schedule is better- they lost by 13 at St Mary's before that. Western Michigan went 2-1 out in Hawai'i last week, losing at hosts by 10; Broncos lost three starters from LY's 22-13 team. MAC underdogs are 9-7 against spread.

Purdue is 3-0, but they beat Northern Kentucky by 1, Rider by 4, so its not an impressive start by Boilers, who have four starters back from LY and expect to be improved this year (16-18 LY). Eastern Illinois lost at Northwestern by 17, then won at UIC by 20. they've got 11 new guys on team this year after going 11-21 LY. OVC road underdogs are 9-13.

Illinois State lost first two games by 38 at VCU, by 8 at home to a good Drexel team, then upset Northwestern in Evanston Sunday; this wll be their 4th game alreadyvs team ranked in top 120. Redbirds are shooting just 24.2% from arc. Manhattan made 44.9% of its 3's in 2-1 start, with double OT win at LaSalle, 71-70 win vs Columbia, 80-74 loss at GW.

Armadillosports.com

Blade
useravatar
Online
213776 Posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Board Info

Board Stats:
 
Total Topics:
44829
Total Polls:
2
Total Posts:
280875
Average Posts Per Hour:
5.3
User Info:
 
Total Users:
3564
Newest User:
Scott Davimos
Members Online:
1
Guests Online:
2666

Online: 
Blade

Forum Legend:

 Topic
 New
 Locked
 Sticky
 Active
 New/Locked
 Sticky/Locked

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com