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Sat, Feb 29th - 12:00pm ET:
Penn State @ Iowa picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Penn State
Iowa
Iowa -4 Point Spread
-110
Under 154.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Penn State and Iowa are both well inside the top 25 polls, but both have hit a bump in the road as they prepare to face-off at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Nittany Lions rebounded from back-to-back losses by narrowly escaping at home against Rutgers by one-point. The Hawkeyes return home following an eight-point loss at the Breslin Center against Michigan State. Penn State has lost 12 of its last 13 visits to Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa is 4-2 ATS in its last six games. In a match-up worthy of a four-point spread, both teams are bound for the NCAA tournament, and the battle of two star players will be fun to watch as Iowa’s Luka Garza battles Lamar Stevens. Taking the Hawkeyes at home to cover four points is the right move, but Penn State is still a tough team to take down.

Over Under Pick

Iowa battled to a 78-70 loss at Michigan State in their previous game which resulted in a 148-point total. That wasn’t enough production to reach the total in that game. Penn State hasn’t reached 70 points in any of their last three games. That includes their lowest total in a long-time as they only scored 56 points in a loss against Illinois. These teams both scored over 80 points in their meeting at the Palestra earlier this season, reaching a 175-point total. However, the last time they met in Iowa City, they didn’t reach a 150-point mark. Take the under 154.5.

Sat, Feb 29th - 12:00pm ET:
Pittsburgh @ NC State picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Pittsburgh
NC State
NC State -8 Point Spread
-110
Under 135.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

The Wolfpack are squarely on the bubble, but a bad loss to North Carolina last time out really hurt their chances. Now having lost two in a row, they must win this game against a terrible Pittsburgh team. Speaking of the Panthers, they have lost five in a row and eight of their last ten. Pitt is only 6-12 in the ACC and look to be head nowhere this postseason. At the very least, the Panthers could try and play spoiler this weekend. Note that Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in their last eight meetings with the Wolfpack and are also 6-11-1 ATS in the ACC this season. I look for the Wolfpack to play with a sense of urgency and they win this game by a wide margin as they have no room for error.

Over Under Pick

This is not a total I am looking to bet because both teams continue to be inconsistent. Especially on the road, Pitt scores an average of 63.6 points, while the Wolfpack score an average of 75.9 at home. Pittsburgh has been even worse recently, scoring only 56 points on average over their last five games. The under is 10-1 in NC State’s last 11 home games, 13-5 in their last 18 overall and 10-4 in their last 14 against the ACC. There is no way I can trust the Panthers to keep up, so I will take the under as my play.

Sat, Feb 29th - 12:00pm ET:
Texas @ Texas Tech picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Texas
Texas Tech
Texas +11 Point Spread
-110
Under 126.5 Game Totals
-105

Against The Spread Pick

Not only is this an in-state rivalry, but it is a huge game in terms of a resume builder. Texas got a massive win over West Virginia this past week to keep them in the conversation. It is also equally important for Texas Tech because they just got blown out by Oklahoma. As it stands, Texas Tech is an 8-seed in the tournament and Texas is one of the “Next Four Out,” according to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi. Texas is a decent 6-6 ATS away from home as well, while the Red Raiders are 7-8 ATS at home. Texas Tech won by five in the first meeting and now are laying double-digits at home. That is something I do not want to do so give me the Longhorns to cover the spread.

Over Under Pick

I like the total less in this game, however the Red Raiders still have an elite defense. They allow just 59.3 points per game at home and are allowing 59.8 over their last five games. Even in a 14-point loss to Oklahoma, the Red Raiders allowed just 65 points. Their offense however can be very inconsistent, scoring only 51 points in their last game, but averaging around 76 at home. Texas also has a rock solid defense, allowing 61 points per game over the same five-game stretch. That being said, I look for them to lock down their rivals even with the change in venue. The under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings and that would be my lean in this game as well.

Sat, Feb 29th - 12:00pm ET:
Providence @ Villanova picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Providence
Villanova
VU -7 Point Spread
-110
Over 136.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Providence looks well out of the running in the Big East as they make a visit to Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia to face the 12th-ranked Villanova Wildcats. The Friars have rattled off three-straight wins, including two over top Big East teams Marquette and Seton Hall. Nova has won five-straight games since a three-game losing streak in early February. The Wildcats have won 18 of their last 20 games at home. Providence has just one win over Villanova in the last 10 head-to-head meetings. In their first meeting this season the Wildcats escaped with a 64-60 victory as they covered the spread against the Friars for the third-straight meeting. Taking Nova at home to cover seven points is a good choice.

Over Under Pick

Both the Friars and Wildcats have had successful seasons offensively as both average over 70 points per game. Providence was able to score 73 points or more in each of its last three games. Five of Villanova’s last six have resulted in under totals. Two of the last three head-to-head meetings have resulted in 135 point totals or higher. This match-up features a 136.5-point total, which seems quite reachable for a pair of teams who like to score the ball. Take the over.

Sat, Feb 29th - 12:00pm ET:
Texas A&M @ LSU picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Texas A&M
LSU
LSU -11 Point Spread
-110
Under 141.5 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

Since the start of SEC play, the Aggies have been holding their own. They are 8-7 in conference and even though they are not going to be invited to the Big Dance they can compete thanks to a rugged defense that only gives up 65ppg. They just lost at home to Kentucky but had won three in a row prior to that, all as an underdog. Scoring has been their bugaboo at just 62ppg. Josh Nebo is the leading scorer at 12ppg but he is hardly fearsome. For a while LSU was leading the SEC but now they are in third place, tied with Florida. Their spot in the tournament seems solid but a home loss to a non-elite team would be less than ideal. Even though they are 19-9 overall their ATS record is not good, 12-15. Trendon Watford is having an underrated freshman season. The 6’9 forward can do a lot of things well and has been a difference-maker for them. Guard Skylar Mays provides a steady hand. Take LSU.

Over Under Pick

While the Tigers have just a couple of wins in their last seven, all of those games have gone over. Against good offensive teams I would definitely lean that way but that is not Texas A&M. I think the Aggies are going to keep this game from reaching its potential. Take the under. A&M is 11-16 O/U this season and even though LSU plays a little loose they don’t have the talent to capitalize.

Sat, Feb 29th - 1:00pm ET:
Vanderbilt @ Ole Miss picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
VAN +10.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 141 Point Spread
-110

Against The Spread Pick

These are a pair of teams going the wrong way as the season winds down. Vanderbilt has lost six in a row after their shock win over LSU, while Ole Miss has dropped four in a row after showing some signs of life with a streak of three straight wins. Vandy’s season was ruined when Aaron Nesmith and his 23.0 points per game went down at the beginning of conference play. Some of that slack has been picked up by the combination of Saben Lee (17.8 ppg) and Scottie Pippen Jr. (11.5 ppg). Ole Miss lives and dies by the play of Breein Tyree and his 20.4 ppg. Tyree is a great player, but he is prone to overshooting the ball as he did against Auburn where he was just 3-of-19 from the field. Vanderbilt will cover here as this is a team that is still playing hard and has at least one big game left in them this year.

Over Under Pick

It is hard to go with the over in a game like this as neither of these sides has shown a whole lot of offensive firepower as of late. The ‘Dores put up 99 points in their win over LSU, but that was in a game where every single shot seemed to drop. Against Mizzou last time out, Vanderbilt went on at least three different streaks where they didn’t make a field goal for four minutes and it is that inability to break scoreless time periods that makes the under look good here. Ole Miss was rolling along about a month ago and would have been able to push this total to the over, but the team has fallen off of a cliff as of late and I have no confidence that anyone outside of Tyree is going to score enough to move the total here.

Sat, Feb 29th - 1:00pm ET:
Fordham @ Saint Joseph's picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Fordham
Saint Joseph's
Fordham +4.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 128.5 Game Totals
-120

Against The Spread Pick

The Fordham Rams have lost nine games in a row, but they have come very close in their last six which included nearly beating Rhode Island. They are playing good basketball and have one of the best defenses in the country, ranking 14th in points allowed, 52nd in opponents field goal percentage, and 73rd in opponents three-point shooting. St. Joseph’s on the other hand is the exact opposite ranking 340th in points allowed, 331st in opponents field goal percentage, and 340th in opponents three-point shooting. While none of these teams can beat each other with offense, defense has the ability to decide this one. The Hawks are just 3-9 at home this season. The Rams are playing better, and this game versus St. Joseph’s is the perfect opportunity to get back in the win column. I like Fordham with the points.

Over Under Pick

Neither of these two teams have offenses capable of doing much, but St. Joseph’s defense is so bad that Fordham should be able to score. The Hawks are giving up nearly 80 points per game this season. Combine that with the fact that St. Joseph’s is scoring an average of 68.4 points per game, and the total will surely exceed 129. The Hawks are ranked 71st in pace of play, so this one will be played fast. Neither team has anything to lose, as they are trying to avoid finishing in last place, so expect their to be enough points to go over.

Sat, Feb 29th - 1:30pm ET:
Kansas @ Kansas State picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Kansas
Kansas State
KU -11.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 130.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Kansas and Kansas State part-two will take to the floor at Fred Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, as the #1-ranked Jayhawks make the visit. The last time we saw these teams meet it ended in an unforgettable brawl, which led to the suspension of Silvio De Sousa. The Wildcats have had a season to forget with only nine total wins. They will be looking to pull the ultimate upset against their rival who has beaten them 10 out of the last 11 times. The Jayhawks are 6-0 ATS in their last six games, while the Wildcats have only covered the spread once in their last six. Eight-straight losses will likely be extended to nine, and with that in mind taking Kansas to cover 11.5 points is the right call.

Over Under Pick

Kansas State finds itself currently 325th in the country in scoring average. Meanwhile, Kansas is one of the better offensive teams with an average of 75 points per game. The Jayhawks have scored over 80 points in three of their last four games. Kansas earned an 80-61 victory in their first meeting this season. They combined for a 141-point total that night. Therefore, taking an over 131-point total is a good move.

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:00pm ET:
Florida State @ Clemson picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Florida State
Clemson
Florida State -3.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 133.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Florida State got a massive win over Louisville this past week, beating them 82-67. This was a game where they trailed by eight at halftime, so to see them come back was big. Now that Duke got upset (again), the Seminoles are now sitting at the top of the ACC. Clemson on the other hand, is basically in must-win mode after losing to Georgia Tech this past week. The Tigers did beat Duke earlier this season, so if they can somehow upset Florida State, it will certainly help their resume. That being said, a win over Florida State still might not be enough, so the Tigers really have to play a complete game here. The Seminoles beat Clemson by 19 in the first meeting, and I expect somewhat of a similar game here. Florida State is 5-2-1 ATS in the last eight meetings between these teams and 8-5 ATS away from home this season. I will lay the points with the Seminoles as lean on the road.

Over Under Pick

The Seminoles proved they can score in bunches and we saw what they did to Louisville last time out. The Tigers are only allowing in the low 60’s, but again, they allowed 72 to Florida State in the first meeting. The over is 8-3 in the last 11 conference games for the Seminoles. Clemson is 9-6 to the over in home games this season, so I look for this one to sneak over the total as a lean.

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:00pm ET:
Baylor @ TCU picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Baylor
TCU
Baylor -7.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 125.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

The Bears may have lost a week ago, but you would not have known that with how they bounced back this past week. Granted they played Kansas State but regardless, they crushed them 85-66. TCU took another hit to their resume when they lost 65-59 to Iowa State. That loss came off the back of an overtime win against West Virginia last week as well, so this is a game the Horned Frogs desperately need. It should be mentioned that Baylor is 9-2 ATS against the Horned Frogs in their last 11 meetings. The favorite is 9-1 ATS in the last 10 meetings and TCU is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. Furthermore, the Bears are 11-2 ATS in 13 road games this season, so I look for Baylor to dominate TCU and cover the spread.

Over Under Pick

This is a total I would stay away from because of how bad TCU can be at times. They average just 64 points per game. On the flip side, Baylor only scores 71 points per game but as we have seen, when their offense gets rolling they can easily score in the 80’s. Baylor’s defense is elite this season, allowing only 58.7 points per game and 56.9 per game on the road. The first meeting went under the total and the Horned Frogs scored just 52 points. Even at home, I cannot trust TCU to consistently score, so my lean would be on the under.

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:00pm ET:
University of Connecticut @ East Carolina picks, expert predictions & betting tips

University of Connecticut
East Carolina
University of Connecticut -6 Point Spread
-110
Under 139.5 Game Totals
-105

Against The Spread Pick

UCONN sits at 16-12 this season, while East Carolina is 11-18. UCONN has done well ATS this year, going 17-11 so far. UCONN has won two games in a row and has won five of their last seven games. On the other side, East Carolina has lost seven of their last eight games, and against an established UCONN team, I wouldn’t count on East Carolina having a breakout night this late in the season, go with UCONN against the spread.

Over Under Pick

Over the last five games, the teams are averaging a combined 143 points, enough to reach the quota. However, UCONN takes the majority as they average 77 points compared to Carolina’s 66. This, combined with the fact that UCONN is the 26th ranked defense in terms of defensive efficiency this season, makes me think that East Carolina won’t be able to score enough points to match the total. Take the UNDER.

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:00pm ET:
St Bonaventure @ La Salle picks, expert predictions & betting tips

St Bonaventure
La Salle
St Bonaventure -4.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 136 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

St. Bonaventure has dropped two of its last three games, but none of those losses have been to teams outside of the top-100. The Bonnies play well on the road, having won three straight. This game is a great spot for the Bonnies to bounce back. They do most of their damage inside the paint and La Salle doesn’t have a defense that is equipped to stand up to that. The Explorers rank second-worst in conference in average points allowed. La Salle also turns the ball over frequently and sends their opponents to the free throw line at the highest rate in the conference, which makes it hard for them to stay competitive, even at home. Take the Bonnies to bounce back and cover the spread on the road.

Over Under Pick

La Salle’s defensive struggles are a big reason for their lack of success this season. Oddly enough they actually allow a higher amount of points at home than they do on the road. The over has proven to be more successful this season for both teams and I don’t see anything changing here. I fully expect the Bonnies to be able to take it to a bad defense on the road and run their total into the mid 70s. They shoot the ball respectably and that enough should be enough to blow by La Salle. I like the over in this one.

 

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:00pm ET:
Florida @ Tennessee picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Florida
Tennessee
Over 131 Game Totals
-110
FLA -1 Point Spread
-110

Against The Spread Pick

These are two squads that have been equally poor ATS this season. Both Florida and Tennessee have played out matches to be 12-16 ATS, with neither SEC school offering much for bettors on the season. Florida is 3-6 ATS on the season and 1-3 ATS in their last 10 games when looking at road contests. Tennessee is brutal at home ATS, registering a 5-10 record on the year in games played in Knoxville and a dour 1-3 record in their last 10 games (six of which have been played on the road). In what is basically a pick ’em line we will go with the road team here, but we don’t hold much confidence that the 18-10 Gators will bring their best game with them as this is another of those SEC teams that can’t seen to get out of its own way.

Over Under Pick

In terms of the over/under line these are a pair of teams that trend to the over, albeit only slightly. The Gators are 15-15 on the season and the Vols are 14-13-1 this year in the over/under format. Florida is better away from home than in Gainesville in O/U plays, with them being 5-4 on the road compared to an even 7-7 at home. The countermeasure to that is that Tennessee is just bad at scoring points at home, with their O/U record when on their own floor standing at a lousy 5-9-1 for the over. This isn’t a particularly high total to hit, but these are teams that in their last ten games average just 65.1 ppg (Florida) and 62.7 ppg (Tennessee). Take the under here as no one is lighting up the scoreboard in a tense SEC clash.

Sat, Feb 29th - 2:30pm ET:
Seton Hall @ Marquette picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Seton Hall
Marquette
Marquette -1.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 148 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

This could easily be one of the better games on the Saturday card as we have two elite scorers going head to head. The Pirates have really cooled off recently and are just 2-2 in their last four games. Marquette has been worse recently, going 1-3 over the same stretch. While both teams are projected to make the tournament, both sides need a big win here to regain some momentum. Some trends to consider show that the underdog is 7-1 in the last eight meetings between these teams. Furthermore, Marquette is 10-5 ATS at home this year and 8-3 in their last 11 games against the Big East. Seton Hall won 69-55 in the first meeting, however I like Markus Howard and the Golden Eagles at home, so I lean with Marquette to get the cover.

Over Under Pick

The fact that we have two elite scorers has me looking at the over. Seton Hall is averaging 74 points per game, while Marquette averages 77. The Golden Eagles are even better at home, where they average 80 points. Now over the last five games, both teams are averaging 75 points per game, so I expect there to be plenty of offense. The first meeting was very underwhelming, but I look for the opposite to be the case here on Saturday. Not really a total I want to bet, but my lean would be to the over.

Sat, Feb 29th - 3:30pm ET:
Mississippi State @ Missouri picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Mississippi State
Missouri
Mississippi State +1.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 136 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

This game was a non-event earlier in the year when Mississippi State absolutely mauled the Tigers 72-45. The Bulldogs are sneakily making some noise in a top half of the SEC that is more vulnerable than was expected earlier in the season and they have won three of their last four to move to 18-10 on the season. They are led by a potent offense anchored by Reggie Kelly and his 17.4 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Kelly is a big threat here and it is hard to see a Missouri player who will be able to guard him and keep his scoring down. Mizzou has also won three of four – with a loss to Arkansas in the middle – and they are 11-3 at home thanks to a defense that allows an impressive 61 ppg. Dru Smith is their main scorer as he goes for 12.5 ppg, but this is a balanced attack. I like Mississippi State here based on how their crushed Mizzou in their first clash and since they are an intriguing  20-8 ATS in their last 28 games on a Saturday.

Over Under Pick

I like the over here as this is a Bulldogs team that has been impressive offensively this season. They average 73.5 ppg and have been good on the road as of late as they have averaged 70.3 ppg away from their own floor over their last six road games. Mizzou will keep the scoring down here as they look to play at a considered pace and will not throw up shots unless they are high percentage. They hold their opponents to just 60.8 ppg at home, but I feel like the scoring power of the Bulldogs will push them a decent margin higher than this number. Mizzou averages 72 ppg at home – it is their away scoring that keeps their total offensive number low – and they will get close to this number against a Bulldogs defense that leaks almost 74 ppg on the road. Throw in some recent turnover issues for both sides and the chances for runout baskets will be high. Over is the pick.

Sat, Feb 29th - 3:45pm ET:
Auburn @ Kentucky picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Auburn
Kentucky
Kentucky -6.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 141 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

A rematch of the top two teams in the SEC will flip to Kentucky in a marquee match-up. The Tigers beat the ‘Cats in Auburn a few weeks ago by a score of 75-66. Since then Auburn has been good, going 5-2 overall. However, their two losses were to Missouri and Georgia. Also, note that both of these losses came on the road. Kentucky on the other hand, has gone 7-0 since that loss to Auburn. The Tigers have not been that great on the road, while Kentucky is 15-1 at home. I like for the Wildcats to continue their impressive run and will take them to win and cover in this game.

Over Under Pick

Auburn is an elite scoring team overall, but when on the road, they really struggle. Averaging just 68.9 points per game on the road is going to be an issue against a Kentucky team that scores 76 per home game. The Wildcats also allow just 62 points in home games, compared to Auburn, who allows 74 points on the road. The good news is Isaac Okoro is listed as healthy and will be able to impact the game in a big way. With Okoro playing, I believe he will help shut down this Kentucky offense. The under is 13-4 in the last 17 meetings between these teams and that would be my lean for this game.

Sat, Feb 29th - 4:00pm ET:
Oklahoma @ West Virginia picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Oklahoma
West Virginia
West Virginia -8 Point Spread
-110
Under 135.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

The Sooners got a huge resume win this past week as they handled Texas Tech with no problem. They beat the Red Raiders 65-51 to snap their three-game losing streak. Oklahoma is still projected to be one of the “Last Four In” according to ESPN’s Joe Lunardi. The Mountaineers’ stock continues to fall as they suffered a bad loss at Texas in their mid-week game. West Virginia is now a 7th-seed in the projections. While they are unlikely to fall out of the field, they just need a win to regain some momentum. They also will want the best seed they can get for the Big 12 tournament. The Mountaineers have been a very solid home team, going 13-1 straight up and 9-5 ATS. On the flip side, Oklahoma is very poor on the road, going 2-8. For Oklahoma, Kristian Doolittle is listed as probable in this game, but I do not love the Sooners in this spot so I will take the Mountaineers to win and cover.

Over Under Pick

I like the total in this game a lot more because of West Virginia’s defense. At home this team allows just 58.3 points. Oklahoma is certainly not a team that tends to light up the scoreboard, scoring just 67.7 points in road games. The under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings between these teams, 8-0 in the Mountaineers’ last eight games against the Big 12, and 12-5 in Oklahoma’s last 17 against the Big 12. Look for the “Press Virginia” defense to show up in this game and to keep the Sooners at bay. I will take the under as my pick.

Sat, Feb 29th - 4:00pm ET:
Tar Heels @ Syracuse picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Tar Heels
Syracuse
Syracuse -5.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 147.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

It is not every year I can say this, but unless the Tar Heels win the ACC tournament, they will not be playing postseason basketball. They got a win in their last game over NC State to snap their seven-game losing streak, however with a conference record of 4-13, UNC basically has nothing going for them. The Orange on the other hand are certainly on the bubble and cannot lose to a team like the Tar Heels. Syracuse crushed Pittsburgh in their last game to move to 9-8 in the ACC. Now at home the Orange are only 6-11 ATS, but this is not a North Carolina team I want to put any money on. Take ‘Cuse.

Over Under Pick

This is not a total I am interested in betting, but with how the Orange have been playing defense, the over is what I will be looking at. Over their last five games alone, the Orange are allowing 74 points per game. It is not like North Carolina has been any better, as they are allowing points left and right like it is nothing. The over is 18-7-1 in Syracuse’s last 26 overall and 6-1-1 in their last 8 games against the ACC. Oddsmakers are overrating their zone defense. Look for their to be plenty of scoring in this game and take the over as a lean.

Sat, Feb 29th - 4:00pm ET:
Notre Dame @ Wake Forest picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Notre Dame
Wake Forest
Notre Dame -1.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 149 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

The Demon Deacons stunned Duke at home this past week, beating them 113-101 in double overtime. Wake Forest still finds themselves near the bottom of ACC, at 5-12 in the conference. The only way Wake is going to make the NCAA tournament is by winning the ACC. Meanwhile, the Fighting Irish are starting to play much better, winning three games in a row and seven of their last ten. Still firmly on the bubble, Notre Dame cannot afford to lose this game. The Irish did beat Wake at home back in January by a score of 90-80 and I expect another solid performance here. I probably would not bet this game, but I do lean to the Irish because coming off an emotional win I do not expect Wake to play at the same level.

Over Under Pick

Much like the side, I do not really want to get involved with this total. Wake Forest was able to score 113 on Duke, but it did take two overtimes. Also their leading scorer, Brandon Childress, really did not have a huge impact until when it mattered most, so I look for a more complete game from him. The Demon Deacons are averaging 78 points over their last five, however they’re allowing 78 over the same stretch. In the first meeting, the total flew over by 24 points and I look for another high scoring affair here. The over is also 10-3 in Wake Forest’s home games, and 4-0 in the last four head to head meetings. I will lean to the over, but this is a total I will more than likely stay away from.

Sat, Feb 29th - 4:00pm ET:
George Washington @ VA Commenwealth picks, expert predictions & betting tips

George Washington
VA Commenwealth
George Washington +12.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 134.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

VCU has struggled on the offensive in their five-game losing streak where they have only averaged 60.2 points a game. Their defense has not been bad, and they face a George Washington team that has lost two in a row but has won their last two road games. While I’m not expecting VCU’s offense to explode in this one they should score closer to their season average of 70.6 points per game. George Washington hasn’t been anything to necessarily be scared of this year. However, in their last game they were able to give a good Richmond team a scare. With home court on their side the Rams should get back on track, but this number is just too high for how they have been playing lately. Take George Washington to cover.

Over Under Pick

VCU has been very unpredictable lately, but I am giving them the benefit of the doubt that they can correct the ship at home in this one. The offense should come back to life and be able to get into the 70s. George Washington knows how to battle and will not roll over. The Colonials have given up 72 and 73 points in their last two games and they will give up the same if not more in this one. The Rams should come out and take care of business. VCU will push the pace and shoot a lot to try to kickstart their offense. Neither team has great offenses and with five of George Washington’s last seven going under that is the right way to lean in this one.

 

Sat, Feb 29th - 4:00pm ET:
Iowa State @ Oklahoma State picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Iowa State
Oklahoma State
Iowa State +7 Point Spread
-110
Over 143.5 Game Totals
-115

Against The Spread Pick

Two sub-par Big-12 teams will be trying to gain some sort of momentum as we near the end of the regular season. Neither team is being considered for the NCAA Tournament and rightly so as they have nine conference wins combined. Do note that the Cyclones are 0-9 on the road this season and just 3-9 ATS. The Cowboys are only 5-9 ATS at home and are laying about seven points at home. Iowa State beat the Cowboys in the first meeting 89-82, and I believe the Cyclones can keep this one close enough to cover. This game will not be one I will be betting, but it would still be a lean to the Cyclones.

Over Under Pick

Given these two defenses, the over is the only place I can look. The Cyclones allow about 72 points per game, but this number increases to 78 per road game. The Cowboys play better defense, but the last time they played this Iowa State squad they allowed 89 points. The over is 9-3-1 in Oklahoma State’s last 13 overall and 8-3-1 in their last 12 against the Big 12. Iowa State have played to the over in nine of their 12 away games, and that is where I lean in this game. Much like the side, this is is not a total I will be betting, but expect points to be scored in bunches.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
Arkansas @ Georgia picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Arkansas
Georgia
ARK -1 Point Spread
-110
Over 147.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

The Georgia Bulldogs looked good in non-conference play but their SEC run has been a nightmare and they are 4-11 in conference play compared to the 6-9 mark of the Razorbacks. Arkansas is in good form as of late and two of their six conference wins have come back to back in their last two games. This included an 86-69 blasting of Tennessee on Wednesday night as 4.5 point favorites. Mason Jones went off in the game, scoring 37 points and moving his already ridiculous average to now sit at 21.1 ppg, leading the SEC in that category. Anthony Edwards – a future top pick in the NBA draft – has been the entire Georgia offense for much of this season. He scored 36 as they lost by four to South Carolina in overtime last time out and he will want to prove his worth in this one. While Edwards is a legitimate star, Arkansas is the better overall team and the pick here is with the Razorbacks.

Over Under Pick

This could be a sneaky candidate for the best game of the day in the major conferences. If Edwards and Jones go shot for shot with each other as sometimes happens in games with a couple of star scorers, then this could blow past the total. The other aspect to consider here is that the Razorbacks have Isaiah Joes back and in scoring form. Joe missed most of February with a knee problem and the Razorbacks’ offense just wasn’t the same without him. Joe scored 22 points last time out and he and Jones could easily push this total over from the Razorbacks side without much help from their teammates. Add in the fact that neither of these teams are particularly good defensively and that Arkansas is still looking at an NCAA Tournament bid with a strong – and impressive looking – finish, and you have all the ingredients for this to go over the total.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
Utah @ California picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Utah
California
California -1 Point Spread
-105
Over 128.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

A rather boring PAC-12 game on Saturday will see the Utah Utes take on the California Bears. It is not like this game holds much weight as both sides have poor records and both have losing records in the conference. Maybe some late wins can provide some momentum down the stretch, but to make the tournament, we will need to see a lot more. These teams are also all about where they play. Cal is 11-5 at home, while Utah is 1-9 on the road. The Bears are 11-5 ATS in home games and the Utes are 5-10 ATS on the road. Utah did beat Cal 60-45 in the first meeting, but now that they changed venues, I look for the Bears to edge out the Utes. This is not a game I want to bet, so take the Bears as a very small lean if at all.

Over Under Pick

I do not have much interest in the total as well, as these teams are wildly inconsistent. Going back to the home/road splits, Cal scores less than 70 points per game at home, while Utah scores just 61.3 on the road. The over is 3-1 in each of these teams’ last four games and 11-4 in Cal home games this season. I cannot trust the defenses here to play a complete game, so I will take the over as a very small lean.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
Massachusetts @ Richmond picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Massachusetts
Richmond
Massachusetts +11 Point Spread
-110
Under 140.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

UMass is playing too well right now to be getting this many points. They have beat good teams like St. Louis and VCU en route to being 3-1 in their last four and having won 3 straight in conference. Only Dayton was able to take them out a few weeks ago. They haven’t lost a game by more than 11.5 points since Feb 1.  Overall, the Minutemen have been good ATS, going 17-10-1 this year ATS and going 5-0-1 ATS in their last six. UMass is trying to keep the hot streak alive and continue one of the best seasons in program history and Richmond may be looking past them. I like UMass with the points a lot.

Over Under Pick

UMass gives up 70.9 points per game, which ranks No. 207 in the nation. Their total is skewed due to a few early season blowouts, however. UMass’ defense has been playing great as of late. In the last 5 games they have only allowed an average of 60 points per game. They only gave up 71 to a very talented Dayton team and was able to hold VCU to just 52. To make the picture a little clearer, Richmond is an excellent defensive team, giving up just over 66 points per game. The under has hit six times in the Minutemen’s last six games against a team with a winning percentage above .600 and five times in their last five  games following an ATS win. The under is a nice play here.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
University of Central Florida @ Tulsa picks, expert predictions & betting tips

University of Central Florida
Tulsa
Tulsa -7 Point Spread
-110
Over 131 Game Totals
-115

Against The Spread Pick

Tulsa, who has a 16-12 record, takes on UCF who is 14-13 this season. The two see themselves on opposite sides of the conference, as Tulsa ranks first and UCF ranks ninth in the American Athletic. Tulsa has won two games in a row while UCF has lost two in a row. The two teams played a game a couple weeks ago, one that saw UCF win 83-75. However, I think we will see a different outcome in tonight’s game, as UCF has lost three of their last five games. On top of this, Tulsa is 11-4 in conference play this season. Take Tulsa.

Over Under Pick

These two teams have been decent in the scoring department lately, and both teams struggle on defense. In simple terms, there are going to be a lot of shots put up in tonight’s game, and there will be a lot of misses, but there will also be a lot of makes. I’ll go with the over tonight.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
BYU @ Pepperdine picks, expert predictions & betting tips

BYU
Pepperdine
BYU -8 Point Spread
-110
Over 155.5 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

The BYU Cougars have won a season-high eight games in a row heading into Saturday’s date with the Pepperdine Waves. BYU’s surge has it up to second place in the West Coast Conference at 12-3, two games behind Gonzaga. There is no reason to think the Cougars will suddenly slow down–not after they blasted Pepperdine 107-80 at home on Jan. 30. Yoeli Childs is averaging 21.2 ppg and has exceeded that number in two consecutive contests. Pepperdine has alternated wins and losses over its past six outings, struggling to find any kind of consistency. This is a team that turns the ball over 12.4 times per game, including 4.2 tpg committed by leading scorer Colbey Ross. BYU is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 overall and 11-5 ATS in its last 16 as a favorite. The Waves are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 at home. Back the COUGARS with plenty of confidence.

Over Under Pick

A total of 187 points were scored in the previous meeting between these two teams. Eleven different guys scored in double-figures (six for BYU, five for Pepperdine). BYU has exceeded the 80-point mark in seven of its past nine outings. The over is 10-4 in the Cougars’ last 14 overall and 4-0 in their last four after scoring more than 90 points in their previous outing. It is also 4-1-1 in the Waves’ last six at home and 6-1 in their last seven against opponents with winning records. This one should soar OVER the total.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:00pm ET:
Duke @ Virginia picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Duke
Virginia
Virginia +3.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 124.5 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

A successful National Championship defense is probably not forthcoming for the Virginia Cavaliers, but they are at least getting their act together in time to make some sort of noise in March. Virginia has won five games in a row and eight of its last nine heading into Saturday’s showdown against the Duke Blue Devils. This is by far the Wahoos’ best stretch of play in 2019-20 (their 7-0 start came against unspectacular non-conference competition). Defensive stopper Mamadi Diakite has reached double-figures in points on nine consecutive occasions. Duke has dropped two of its past three contests, first to N.C. State by 22 points and then at Wake Forest in double-overtime.The Blue Devils are 2-5 ATS in their last seven overall and 0-4 ATS in their last four on the road. Virginia is 3-0-1 ATS in its last four overall and 5-0 ATS in its last five as a home underdog. It is also worth noting that the underdog is 21-8-1 ATS in the last 30 meetings between the two teams. Go with the CAVALIERS.

Over Under Pick

The winning team in each of Duke’s past three outings has scored at least 88 points. Four different Blue Devils are averaging in double-figures, led by Vernon Carey Jr. (17.6 ppg). The over is 20-7 in the Blue Devils’ last 27 overall, 5-1 in their last six on the road, and 5-0 in their last five following a loss. It is also 4-1 in the Cavaliers’ last five following a win and 7-3 in their last 10 at home against opponents with road winning percentages over .600. Look for this one to go OVER the total.

Sat, Feb 29th - 6:30pm ET:
DePaul @ Butler picks, expert predictions & betting tips

DePaul
Butler
DePaul +8 Point Spread
-110
Over 135 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

The DePaul Blue Demons do not win often–in fact, they have won only two of their last 15 games. But there is at least some good news, because one of those victories came against none other than the Butler Bulldogs. These two Big East rivals faced each other back on Jan. 18 and the Blue Demons benefited from home-court advantage to the tune of a 79-66 rout of then-No. 5 Butler. It is safe to say that the Bulldogs are no longer ranked fifth in the nation. They have lost six more times since then, including three in a row heading into Saturday’s contest. Only two players are averaging in double-figures for Butler, none more than 15.8 ppg (Kamar Baldwin). The Bulldogs are 1-5-1 ATS in their last seven overall, 0-5-1 ATS in their last six at home, 1-4 ATS in their last five at home against opponents with losing road records, and 1-6-1 ATS in their last eight following a loss. Eight points should be enough for the BLUE DEMONS.

Over Under Pick

DePaul had no trouble scoring in the previous head-to-head matchup. Paul Reed put up 23 points and he has reached double-figures in six of the past seven outings going into this weekend. Four DePaul players are averaging in double-figures this season. The over is 4-1 in the Blue Demons’ last five overall and 4-0 in their last four as underdogs. It is also 5-2 in the Bulldogs’ last seven following a loss and 6-2 in their last eight as favorites. Expect this one to go OVER the total.

Sat, Feb 29th - 7:00pm ET:
George Mason @ Duquesne picks, expert predictions & betting tips

George Mason
Duquesne
Duquesne -8.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 135 Game Totals
-105

Against The Spread Pick

George Mason has been lackluster on the offensive side to say the least, averaging just 66.8 points per game. They get worse on the road, averaging an even lower 64.6 points per game and are going to have a tough go against the Dukes, who are holding opponents to an impressive 63.2 points per game at home. The Dukes are better offensively at home, averaging 72.8 points per game. The Patriots are built around their good defense, but they will struggle to slow down the Duquesne because the defense they rely on just isn’t there on the road. The Dukes do a good job finding the open shooter, averaging 14.1 assists per game to George Mason’s 10.8 assists per game. With the Dukes dominating games between the two teams, Duquesne is the play.

Over Under Pick

The Dukes are one of the best defensive teams in the country, holding opponents to just 64.9 points per game. They give up an average of 63.2 points per game at home and should be able to keep the Patriots, who struggle offensively on the road, under their season average for points. Even though the Patriots defense is worse on the road, they should keep the Dukes under their season average as well, which makes the under the play. The under is 15-12 in Duquesne’s last 27 games and 4-2 in George Mason’s last six games.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:00pm ET:
Miami Florida @ Georgia Tech picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Miami Florida
Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech -5.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 142.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

A lackluster game on the Saturday card will see the disappointing Miami Hurricanes take on a Georgia Tech team that is ineligible to play in the NCAA tournament this season. Not that Georgia Tech would make it anyway, but knowing that they are not allowed to play in the tournament because of violations is deflating. The Yellow Jackets were able to get back to .500 on the season with a win last time out against Clemson. Miami lost to Notre Dame in a blowout in their last game to further put them in the cellar. The Yellow Jackets are 8-5 ATS at home this season, so we should see a good game from them. However, Miami beat Tech in the first meeting, 80-65. This game feels too close to call, so I would not recommend betting it. My lean would be with the Jackets because they are a much better team at home.

Over Under Pick

I really have no interest in this total, but seeing how Miami is scoring the ball would have me looking at the over. the Hurricanes are averaging 82 points per game over their last five, but are allowing 81. Tech on the other hand is playing much better defense, allowing 69.6 points over their last five, while scoring only 70.8. The over is 7-3 in Miami’s last 10 games and 5-2 in Tech’s last seven. If I had to play this total, it would be a lean to the over because of the lack of defense being played by Miami.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:00pm ET:
San Diego State @ Nevada picks, expert predictions & betting tips

San Diego State
Nevada
San Diego State -5.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 143.5 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

The San Diego State Aztecs will want to wrap up the regular season on a high note and keep their hopes alive for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. They suffered their first loss of the 2019-20 campaign to UNLV last weekend but bounced back with a victory over Colorado State on Tuesday. In its previous matchup with the Nevada Wolf Pack on Jan. 18, San Diego State took care of business via a 68-55 decision. Heading into the rematch, Malachi Flynn has led the Aztecs in scoring three straight times, exceeding his 16.9 ppg average on all three occasions. Nevada is on a six-game winning streak, but it just beat two of the worst teams in the Mountain West (Fresno State and Wyoming) by a combined seven points. The Aztecs are 5-2 ATS in their last seven overall, 11-1 ATS in their last 12 on the road, and 25-10 ATS in their last 35 against opponents with winning percentages over .600. Nevada is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 as a home underdog. Lean toward SAN DIEGO STATE.

Over Under Pick

Only 123 total points were scored in the previous meeting between these two conference rivals. The losing team in SDSU’s past four outings has not scored more than 63 points. Nevada’s Jazz Johnson has been kept below his 16.0 ppg average in three straight contests. The under is 4-0 in the Aztecs’ last four overall and 4-0 in their last four against opponents with winning records. It is also 4-0 in the Wolf Pack’s last four against opponents with winning records and 7-1 in their last eight at home against opponents with winning road records. The UNDER is the way to go.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:00pm ET:
Michigan State @ Maryland picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Michigan State
Maryland
Maryland -3 Point Spread
-110
Under 138 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

The Maryland Terrapins and Michigan State Spartans just faced each other on Feb. 15, when Maryland went on the road and got the job done 67-60. There is no real reason to think Michigan State will turn the tide now that it has to pay a visit to its Big Ten rival. The Terrapins are coming off a loss to Ohio State followed by a buzzer-beating win over Minnesota, but both of those games came on the road. They are a much different squad at home; 15-0, compared to 5-5 in true road games. Jalen Smith (15.9 ppg) has scored at least 16 points in nine of the past 12 contests. Michigan State is just 3-4 in its past seven outings. The Spartans are 1-6 ATS in their last seven overall, 3-9 ATS in their last 12 on the road, 0-6 ATS in their last six against opponents with winning records, and 1-5 ATS in their last six following a win. Maryland is 39-17-4 ATS in its last 60 on Saturdays. Take the TERRAPINS and do so with confidence.

Over Under Pick

Only 127 points were scored in the previous head-to-head matchup. Maryland is shooting just 31.5 percent as a team from three-point range this season, while Michigan State features only two guys averaging in double-figures. The under is 10-2-1 in the Spartans’ last 13 overall, 14-6-1 in their last 21 on the road, and 7-1 in their last eight against opponents with winning records. It is also 10-4 in the Terrapins’ last 14 at home and 7-1 in their last eight against opponents with winning records. Lean toward the UNDER.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:00pm ET:
Arizona State @ USC picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Arizona State
USC
USC -3.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 142 Game Totals
-110

Against the Spread Pick

With just a few games to play the PAC 12 standings are really tight at the top. Arizona State is one of three teams with just five league losses but there are only three games to play. They are off a close loss to UCLA but they will need to bounce back against a USC team that is probably as talented as any in the league, just inconsistent. When these teams met a few weeks ago the Sun Devils won by just a bucket at home. USC is off a key win over Arizona to start the weekend. It helps their profile and gets them to 20 on the season. It was a really low scoring game with neither team getting to even 60 points. USC can play that way as it allows them to emphasize their advantages on the interior. USC has the second-best ATS record in the conference at 18-11. Take the Trojans at home.

Over Under Pick

USC knows that its best chance to win is to rely on its bigs. They want to play at a slow to medium pace as a result but their last game was really sluggish. Eight of their last 10 have gone under and with so much riding on this one for both teams it does not feel like a situation where things are going to all of a sudden open up. The number might be a little low but the under is the side to get on.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:00pm ET:
Memphis @ Tulane picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Memphis
Tulane
Memphis -5 Point Spread
-110
Under 138.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Memphis is an impressive 19-9 this season, while Tulane has been on a downward slope as they sit at 12-16 on the year. Memphis is 16-11-1 against the spread this season, and I expect them to continue their winning record tonight vs Tulane. Tulane is an abysmal 2-8 in their last 10 games and an opponent like Memphis, who is at the top of their conference, will definitely extend Tulane’s losing streak tonight. It’s an easy pick, take Memphis tonight

Over Under Pick

Over the last five games, Memphis and Tulane have been averaging a combined 134 points per game. It is an evenly matched game in terms of scoring, with both teams averaging 67 points per game over that stretch. While I think that Memphis will win the game, I think that it will be a low scoring affair. Memphis ranks 3rd in defensive efficiency in the entire nation, and both teams are outside the top 100 in offense. Tonight should be a low scoring game, take the UNDER.

Sat, Feb 29th - 8:30pm ET:
South Carolina @ Alabama picks, expert predictions & betting tips

South Carolina
Alabama
USC +5.5 Point Spread
-110
Under 159 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

These are a pair of teams who are looking for a win to keep their dreams of an NCAA Tournament berth alive. The Gamecocks have been as hot as anyone in the SEC over the second half of conference play and they are 7-3 straight up in their last 10 games. They picked up a much-needed win over George in a high scoring (94-90) win in overtime on Wednesday to boost their hopes after a couple of losses in a row. Their best player is sophomore guard AJ Lawson, who averages 13.5 ppg. Alabama has been an up and down team over the last month after falling from 12-7 to 15-13. The loss of junior guard John Petty Jr. who is doubtful for this contest shouldn’t be understated when looking at the betting line as he averages 15.0 points and is also important in the rebound game with 6.6 boards per outing. This means that even more pressure will fall on his guard partner Kira Lewis Jr. and his 17.9 points and 5.1 assists each time out. Take South Carolina plus the points here with Petty in doubt and with their more consistent play down the stretch in conference play.

Over Under Pick

These two teams have both been solidly on the side of the over this season but the line here is really high. The Gamecocks are 15-11-2 in the over/under play and they are 6-3-1 away from home. They are also 6-4 overall in their last 10 and 3-1 on the road in this metric. The Crimson Tide have been even more friendly to bettors backing the over as they are 17-10-1 on the season and they are 8-5 in home games. This record though is not backed up by their play in the last 1o games as they are 4-6 overall in the over/under play and a very lethargic 1-4 in their home contests. It feels like Bama may have peaked a little too early this season and while they are not exactly limping to the finishing line they will be missing the firepower of Petty here in their bid to reach the over. As a result of this injury, I like the under as a strong play here.

Sat, Feb 29th - 10:00pm ET:
Arizona Wildcats @ UCLA picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Arizona Wildcats
UCLA
UCLA +3 Point Spread
-110
Over 135.5 Game Totals
-110

Against The Spread Pick

Arizona, who sits at a 19-9 record, takes on the 18-11 UCLA Bruins. UCLA is having a great stretch, currently sitting atop the PAC 12 in the number one spot ahead of the 22-7 Oregon Ducks. UCLA has won six games in a row, and are a legitimate contender to make the tournament now with their surge. On the other side, Arizona is 5th in the PAC 12, and they’ve lost two games in a row, one of them being a terrible loss to USC where they only scored 48 points. The two teams played earlier this season, a game which saw UCLA win 65-52. I expect more of the same from UCLA tonight as they are really pushing hard for a tournament berth. Take UCLA against the spread.

Over Under Pick

This is a simple one tonight. Arizona and UCLA have both been on scoring tears lately, UCLA averaging 74 over their last five games, and Arizona averaging 70 in their five games before USC debacle. Expect more of the same tonight, as Arizona is a top 30 offensive team this season. UCLA is not great defensively either, so that gives Arizona even more of a boost. Take the over tonight.

Sat, Feb 29th - 10:00pm ET:
Saint Mary's CA @ Gonzaga picks, expert predictions & betting tips

Saint Mary's CA
Gonzaga
Gonzaga -12.5 Point Spread
-110
Over 147.5 Game Totals
-105

Against The Spread Pick

St Mary’s sits at an impressive 24-6, but that is not as impressive as the number three ranked Gonzaga, who is 28-2 this season. Gonzaga is 16-13 ATS this season, and they are undefeated at home. The two teams played earlier this season, Gonzaga winning in a blowout 90-60. I would expect more of the same in this game, especially since Gonzaga is trying to get back to the number two spot that they held all season before the tournament. Take Gonzaga tonight.

Over Under Pick

Over the last five games, Gonzaga and St Mary’s are averaging 84 and 71 points respectively. If we go based on the averages, the over is the right pick. And I think that is a good way to go. In such a high leverage game for both teams in terms of tournament standings, I would expect these two high powered offenses to be on the attack right from the jump. Based on the trends of the last five games, combined with the importance of the match, expect offense to be high and for the total to be OVER. 

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