|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Sunday, March 16|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 16 March 2014 05:00|
Sunday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – It is Championship Sunday in college basketball, with four title games taking place. Here is a breakdown of the featuring games today.
The featured game of the day is the ACC Tournament Championship with No. 8 Virginia facing No. 6 Duke at 1PM ET. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is the slight favorite, as the Blue Devils have odds of -1.5 points against Virginia. Duke comes in having won three straight, but is just 1-4 against the spread in its last five games. Virginia has won nine of its last 10 and is 4-1-1 ATS in its last six. Duke has won nine of the last 10 in this series, including this year’s meeting, but Virginia has covered in five of its last six against the Blue Devils.
Another marquee game tonight is the Big Ten Tournament Championship with No. 9 Michigan taking on No. 22 Michigan State at 3:30PM ET. Oddsmakers have Michigan State as the favorite, giving the Spartans a -2.5-point spread. MSU has won three of its last four and covered in four straight while Michigan has won seven straight and is 4-3 ATS in that stretch. Michigan won both meetings with MSU during the regular season, covering the spread in both victories.
Another game of note is the SEC Tournament Championship with No. 1 Florida taking on Kentucky at 3:15PM ET. Oddsmakers have Florida as a 5.5-point favorite against the Wildcats. Kentucky is just 3-3 in its last six and 2-4 ATS in that span. Florida hasn’t lost an SEC game this season and has covered in five straight games. Florida won both meetings with Kentucky this season and the Gators have covered in four of their last five against the Wildcats.