|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Friday, March 14|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 14 March 2014 05:00|
Friday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – The Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Friday is loaded with games in conference tournaments. Here is a breakdown of today’s action.
The featured game of the day with odds available has No. 10 Kansas taking on No. 16 Iowa State at 7PM ET in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kansas is the favorite in the game, as the Jayhawks have odds of -4 points. Iowa State has won and covered in two straight entering this game while Kansas is just 2-2 in its last four and 2-3 against the spread in its last five. Kansas won both meetings this season and has covered in four straight against Iowa State.
Another featured game today has No. 15 North Carolina taking on Pittsburgh at 2PM ET in an ACC Tournament quarterfinal. Oddsmakers have made this game even, as neither team has been given any points. Pittsburgh has won and covered in four of its last five while North Carolina is coming off a loss and has failed to cover in its last four. North Carolina won the lone meeting this season, 75-71.
Another intriguing game comes in the Big Ten Tournament with No. 24 Ohio State facing Nebraska at 2:25PM ET. Oddsmakers have the Buckeyes as a 4-point favorite against the Cornhuskers. Ohio State has won two straight, but has failed to cover in its last four while Nebraska has won eight of its last nine and covered in seven of the eight wins. These two split the season series overall and against the spread.