Bucknell vs. West Virginia Prediction
Will the under cash this afternoon when Bucknell takes on West Virginia in the opening round of the NCAA tournament at 2:45PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mountaineers are 14-point favorites versus the Bison after opening as a 15-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 147 and has been bet down to 147.5.
Bucknell enters play having won eight of its last 10 games to finish 26-8 on the season. The Bison also covered in seven of their eight lined games on the season and had a winning record on the road this year at 9-6 SU.
West Virginia went 7-3 over its last 10 games to finish its season at 26-8. The Mountaineers were horrible against the spread, however, going 3-6-1 against the number over their last 10 games to finish 13-15 at the betting window on the year.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in eight of Bucknell's last 11 neutral site contests and is 5-0-1 in West Virginia's last six NCAA tournament games. The under is also 6-1 in the Mountaineers' last seven March Madness matchups when they're listed as a favorite and is 9-3 in their last 12 neutral site games as a favorite. The under has cashed in five of WVU's last seven games overall as well.
MARCH MADNESS PREDICTION: BUCKNELL/WEST VIRGINIA UNDER 147.5