|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Thursday, January 23|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 23 January 2014 07:00|
Thursday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – The Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Thursday features a total of eight games. Here is a look at the odds for each of the eight games.
The featured game of the day has Alabama hosting No. 6 Florida at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Florida is the favorite on the road, as the Gators have odds of -5 points against Alabama. Alabama is 8-9 overall, 7-2 at home and 5-9 against the spread. Florida is 15-2 overall, 3-2 on the road and 6-6-1 against the spread. Florida has won seven straight against Alabama, but the Crimson Tide have covered the spread in three straight against the Gators.
The other featured game on Thursday has No. 15 Ohio State hosting Illinois at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, Ohio State is favored at home, as the Buckeyes have odds of -10 points against Illinois. Ohio State is 15-4 on the season, 12-1 at home and 9-9 against the spread. Illinois is 13-6 overall, 1-3 on the road and 7-7-4 against the spread. The home team has won five straight in this series and covered the spread in all five victories.
For a look at the odds for all of Thursday’s Top 25 games, see below
Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Thursday, January 23
513 Illinois +10
514 Ohio State -10
517 Florida -5
518 Alabama +5
521 Houston +13.5
522 Memphis -13.5
537 Central Florida +14.5
538 Cincinnati -14.5
541 Colorado +14.5
542 Arizona -14.5
547 San Diego +17.5
548 Gonzaga -17.5