Wichita State vs. Pittsburgh Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Pittsburgh as a 4-point favorite over Wichita State for today’s 1:40PM ET, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 119 points. The Panthers enter play with a 24-8 overall record while the Shockers are 26-8.
LINE MOVEMENT: Pittsburgh opened as a 5-point favorite but the spread has been bet down to 4 points at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 125 and has been bet all the way down to 119 or 118.5 depending on the book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 54% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Pittsburgh. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
MARCH MADNESS FREE PICK: Take Pittsburgh. According to latest college basketball trends, the Panthers have won at least one game in 16 of their previous 23 appearances in the tournament. Pittsburgh is also 4-1 against the spread in its last five games following a straight up loss and 4-1 ATS in its last five games following an ATS loss. The Shockers, meanwhile, are 0-5 against the number in their last five Thursday games, 1-4 ATS in their last five games following a straight up loss and 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall. Look for the game to be tight early but for Pittsburgh to pull away in the end and cover the 4.
2013 MARCH MADNESS FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PANTHERS -4