|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Saturday, March 1|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 01 March 2014 07:00|
Saturday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – The Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Saturday has a full set of 16 games. Here is a look a closer look at today’s key games.
The featured game of the day is in the ACC at No. 11 Virginia hosts No. 5 Syracuse at 4PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Virginia is the favorite at home, as the Cavaliers have odds of -3.5 points against the Orange. Virginia has won 12 straight entering this game and has a 1.5 game lead on the Cuse in the ACC standings. Syracuse snapped a two-game losing streak this week but is 0-3-1 against the spread in its last four. Syracuse has won the last two meetings with Virginia but the two have split the spread.
Another featured game on Saturday has No. 22 Memphis hosting No. 4 Louisville at 2PM ET. Oddsmakers have Louisville as a 4.5-point favorite on the road against the Tigers. Louisville has won seven straight entering his game but has failed to cover the spread in its last two. Memphis is just 2-2 in its last four and 1-4 ATS in its last five. Louisville has won four of the last five in this series but Memphis is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 against the Cardinals.
Another notable game is in the Big 12 as No. 25 Oklahoma hosts No. 23 Texas at 4PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Sooners as a 3.5-point favorite at home. Texas has lost two of its last three and is just 3-4 against the spread in its last seven. Oklahoma is 4-3 in its last seven, but it has covered the spread in three straight. Texas has won seven of its last nine against Oklahoma and is 6-2 ATS in its last eight against the Sooners.