|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Sunday, February 23|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 23 February 2014 07:00|
Sunday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – The Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Sunday has just a trio of games. Here is a breakdown of today’s action.
The main focus of today’s basketball action is on the Big Ten where No. 20 Michigan hosts No. 14 Michigan State at Noon ET with first place in the conference on the line. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Michigan is a 2.5-point favorite at home against the Spartans. The Wolverines have been in a bit of a recent funk, dropping three of their last five and going just 2-4 against the spread in their last six. The home team has claimed five of the last six in this series, but the Spartans are 3-1 ATS in their last four against the Wolverines.
No. 12 Creighton looks to stay unbeaten at home today when they host Seton Hall at 5PM ET. The Bluejays have been made a 14-point favorite against the Pirates, who are just 4-4 on the road this season. Creighton has put up the wins, but are just 2-4 ATS in their last six games. Seton Hall has lost four of its last six straight up, but is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games. Creighton beat Seton Hall 79-66 on the road back on Jan. 4, covering a 6.5-point spread in the process.
The final top 25 game of the day has No. 21 Connecticut looking to work its way up the rankings when it hosts surging SMU at 2PM ET. The Huskies have been made a 6.5-point favorite against the Mustangs. SMU comes in having won eight of its last 10, but has failed to cover in its last two games. Connecticut has won four straight and seven of its last eight and is also 7-1 ATS in its last 8. SMU picked up a 74-65 win at home over Connecticut back on Jan. 4.