|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Sunday, January 5|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Sunday, 05 January 2014 06:30|
Sunday's Top 25 NCAA Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – Nice top 25 teams are in action today in college basketball. Let's take a look at the odds for each matchup.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Iowa as a 7-point underdog for its game against Big Ten rival Wisconsin at 8:00PM ET. No. 8 Wichita State also hosts Northern Iowa as a 12-point favorite while No. 10 Oregon is a 2-point road underdog versus No. 20 Colorado. Villanova, meanwhile, is a 12.5-point favorite versus Providence while Kansas is a 9-point favorite against San Diego State and North Carolina is a 4-point road fave versus Wake Forest.
In arguably the game of the day, the Hawkeyes are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games versus the Badgers and the underdog is 5-0 against the number in the last five meetings overall. The over is also 4-0 in the last four meetings between Iowa and Wisconsin.
The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings between North Carolina and Wake Forest, 6-1 in the Demon Deacon's last seven games overall, and 7-2 in the Tar Heels' last nine road games. The underdog is also 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams.
The favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between Wichita State and Northern Iowa, while the Panthers are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus the Shockers and 1-4 ATS in their lat five road games versus Wichita State.
Sunday's Top 25 College Basketball Odds
No. 22 Iowa +7
No. 4 Wisconsin -7
Northern Iowa +12
No. 8 Wichita State -12
No. 10 Oregon +2
No. 20 Colorado -2
No. 11 Villanova -12.5
No. 21 San Diego State +9
No. 16 Kansas -9
No. 19 North Carolina -4
Wake Forest +4