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CBB Best Bets: Saturday 1/25/2020

Another jam-packed slate of college hoops calls for some best bets. Here are three games I see having value on tomorrow’s slate: (All odds as of Friday evening via VegasInsider.com) Iowa State @ #16 Auburn 12:00 p.m. ET ESPNU Opening Total: 148 Current Total: 147 Projected Total: 140 The seventh installment of the Big 12/SEC challenge tips off today, beginning

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#4 Baylor Claims First-Ever Win in Lawrence with 67-55 victory over #3 Kansas

The Baylor Bears began the week with a hard-fought 57-52 win over Texas Tech. They followed up Tuesday’s performance with another stellar showing, ending KU’s 27 game home winning streak. The Bears limited the Jayhawks to a season-low 39.2% field goal percentage resulting in 55 points. The Bears were able to shut down KU big man Udoka Azubuike, as Doke

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CBB Best Bets: Saturday 1/11/2020

Saturday boasts yet another jam-packed college basketball slate. With no shortage of action, here are three games I see having betting value: #13 Louisville @ Notre Dame 2:00 p.m. ET ESPN Opening Spread: Notre Dame +3 Current Spread: Notre Dame +3.5 Projected Spread: Notre Dame +7 Since dropping two straight to Kentucky and Florida State, Chris Mack’s Louisville Cardinals looked

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Friday Night’s Best Bet: Colorado vs. Colorado State

(Image Credit: USA TODAY Sports) #24 Colorado @ Colorado State 8:00 p.m. ET CBSSN (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: Colorado State +4 Current Spread: Colorado State +6 Projected Spread: Colorado State +8.5 Friday night’s college hoops slate is not the most enticing, but one matchup does provide value from a betting standpoint. Tad Boyle’s #24 ranked Colorado Buffaloes make the

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Monday Night’s Maui Invitational Best Bet: UCLA-BYU

UCLA vs. BYU 11:30 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: BYU -1.5 Current Spread: UCLA -1.5 Projected Spread: UCLA -3.5 Tonight’s Maui Invitational nightcap features Mick Cronin’s 4-1 UCLA Bruins against Mark Pope’s 3-2 BYU Cougars. The UCLA Bruins are coming off a lackluster performance where they surrendered 88 points to Hofstra. Prior to their loss against the Pride, the Bruins

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Friday Night CBB 2k Classic Best Bet: Texas-California

(Image Credit: Stephen Spillman-USA TODAY Sports) Texas vs. California 5:00 p.m. ET ESPN2 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: Texas -11 Current Spread: Texas -11 Projected Spread: Texas -13.5 In tonight’s third-place game of the 2k Classic, Shaka Smart’s Texas Longhorns will face off against Mark Fox’s Golden Bears. Both teams are coming off opening-round losses where their effort and intensity were

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Thursday Night CBB Best Bet: Georgetown-Penn State

(Image Credit: guhoyas.com) Penn State @ Georgetown  6:30 p.m. ET FS1 (Odds courtesy of VegasInsider.com) Opening Spread: Georgetown PK Current Spread: Georgetown -2.5 Opening O/U: 149.0 Current O/U: 149.5 Projected Spread: Georgetown -4.5 Projected O/U: 147.0 Through three nights, the fifth installation of the Gavitt Games has one again provided high-quality early-season competition. While it is still only November, having these

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Scouting Michigan State

National Championship or bust. A common narrative surrounding the Michigan State basketball program heading into the 2019-20 season. Ranked by many as the consensus preseason number one team, the Spartans have all the tools to make another deep run in March. Despite losing key contributors in Matt McQuaid, Nick Ward and Kenny Goins from last years Final Four squad, Coach

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