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The Super Bowl is less than two weeks away, so it’s certainly not too early to start looking ahead toward the big game. But there is also plenty to discuss on Wednesday with NBA, NHL, and college basketball games.

It’s a jam-packed Wednesday in the world of sports, so let’s take a look at where the public money has gone so far.

NBA: Brooklyn Nets ML over Sacramento Kings

The Nets have lost 5 games in a row, but the public isn’t jumping off the bandwagon. Brooklyn on the -180 money line is inspiring 92% of the handle and 90% of the wagers. Bettors are also happy to give the 4 points. Against the spread the Nets are bringing in 98% of the money and 77% of the bets.

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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies -3.5 over New York Knicks

As usual, punters are all over Memphis. The Grizzlies on a -3.5 point spread at New York are drawing 96% of the money and 90% of the wagers. Unsurprisingly, the public also loves Ja Morant and company on the money line. A total of 94% of the money and 84% of the bets are hoping for a Memphis straight up win at -155.

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NCAAB: Kentucky Wildcats -16 over Vanderbilt Commodores

On the college hardwood, the public is hammering Kentucky to cover against Vanderbilt despite a lofty -16 spread. The Wildcats are being backed by 73% of the handle and 76% of the wagers. Bettors are also looking at a lot of points being scored in this one. With the total set at 141, the over is inspiring 90% of the money.

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NHL: New York Islanders ML over Seattle Kraken

Bettors’ favorite NHL play of the day is on the Islanders to win straight up against the Kraken. New York on the -160 money line is inspiring 95% of the money and 86% of the bets. For the most part the public is also willing to give the 1.5 goals on the puck line. Islanders -1.5 is drawing 69% of the handle and 60% of the bets.

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NFL: Cincinnati Bengals ML over Los Angeles Rams

It goes without saying that Super Bowl bets are already coming in fast and furiously. Although none of the numbers are extreme, early money is coming in on the Bengals. They are being supported by 63% of the handle and 70% of the wagers to pull off an outright upset at +170 odds. On the +4.5 spread, Cincinnati is bringing in 55% of the money and 67% of the bets.

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