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  • BookMaker.eu It’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge week! From Monday to Wednesday, the two conferences will play 14 games between each other for bragging rights and profile boosts. The ACC has controlled this series over its existence, holding a 12-5-3 record over the Big Ten, but the Big Ten is 5-2-3 over the last ten years. Two of these conferences’ premier programs will meet on Tuesday in the most high-profile game of this year’s event. Duke and Michigan State are both ranked in the top five, and the Blue Devils and... 

  • BookMaker.eu It is a matchup of Top 10 teams on Wednesday night on ESPN, as Ohio State visits North Carolina in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Buckeyes come into this game at 7-1 and they have been an excellent team to bet on so far this season, as they are 6-1 ATS. The Tar Heels are 6-1, but they have been a poor team for bettors so far this season, as they are just 2-5 ATS. Let’s take a look at this high profile matchup and college basketball picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Oregon Ducks and Seton Hall Pirates are both off to encouraging starts to the 2019-20 season, and will face off in an intriguing early-season clash this week. Both teams are ranked in the top-15 in the nation and have the type of talent to make a serious push deep into March Madness at the end of the year. The teams will play in a neutral site affair in the Bahamas so neither side will have the benefit of a fervent crowd behind it. Oregon has looked like the slightly superior team early in t... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Duke Blue Devils are off to a fantastic start this season, as they are looking every bit the national championship contender the oddsmakers pegged them to be in the preseason. Duke will put its undefeated mark on the line next time out when it faces off against the California Golden Bears in the 2K Empire Classic. California is off to a nice start as well but has yet to see a team that is close to the quality of Duke and will be the significant underdog. The Blue Devils will aim to keep it r... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Michigan State Spartans are testing themselves early and often this season. They didn't get off to a great start in the opener with a loss to Kentucky, and will try to rebound against another ranked opponent next time out. Michigan State will hit the road to face the Seton Hall Pirates. Both teams are ranked in the top-15 and Seton Hall would love to pick up a huge victory by pulling the upset in this one. March Madness is still far away but this could be an early-season statement game for e... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the better teams in the country are preparing for an early-season clash as the Ohio State Buckeyes welcome the Villanova Wildcats to town. Villanova is the higher-ranked team as it is currently in the top-10 in the national rankings, but the Buckeyes are not too far behind and have the benefit of the home court advantage. This is shaping up to be one of the more intriguing non-conference matchups in November and could be an indication of how well-built each of these teams are as the seaso... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Oregon Ducks and Memphis Tigers have both started the season ranked in the top-25, and will aim to live up to that billing during the non-conference slate. They will have a premium matchup against each other on Tuesday, with the winner adding some serious momentum as the season gets rolling. Even though they are close to each other in the rankings, the oddsmakers believe Oregon is the clear favorite in this matchup. For those that believe the polls, Memphis could be a popular pick, but the o... 

  • BookMaker.eu The college basketball season is right around the corner, and there are many different future bets to make. The usual suspects are among the favorites to win the national championship, but even picking a blueblood to win it all doesn’t always work out. There are some available bets that will pay off easier, and that has to do with picking the winners of each conference. While there are multiple teams generally involved in conference races, the best teams in the nation will have a good chance of ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The 2019-2020 college basketball season begins on Tuesday and it starts with the top four teams playing each other in the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on ESPN. The first game has the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks taking on the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils at 7:00 p.m. Eastern and is followed by the No. 1 Michigan State Spartans taking on the No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats. Let’s look at the game between Kansas and Duke and college basketball picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The 2019-2020 college basketball season begins on Tuesday and it starts with the top four teams playing each other in the State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on ESPN. The first game has the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks taking on the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils at 7:00 p.m. Eastern and is followed by the No. 1 Michigan State Spartans taking on the No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats. Let’s look at the game between Michigan State and Kentucky and college basketball picks.... 

  • BookMaker.eu These two sure picked a great time for their first-ever meeting with the 2019 National Championship on the line. The Virginia Cavaliers and Texas Tech Red Raiders got to the final by doing what they do best – play defense. So we probably won’t see a track meet on Monday. Instead the title game will have an old-school feel to it as the first team to 50 points will be declared the winner. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu We weren’t sure how the Baylor Lady Bears would react if they had to play in a close game since most of their victories have been by double-digits this season. Well, we found out on Friday, and the outcome was the same as the previous 27 games. The Lady Bears overcame a late deficit to put Oregon down and will now try and prevent the Notre Dame Fighting Irish from going back-to-back. The Irish staged their own rally to beat UConn in the semis and can become the fourth team to win consecutive wom... 

  • BookMaker.eu The NCAA basketball tournament is like three weeks of Christmas for the betting community, and the Final Four is that last present under the tree that nobody saw. If you’re not already exhausted, the excitement for that last gift is palpable. Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but BookMaker is giving bettors more than just game spreads and totals. Think Super Bowl and you know exactly what’s in store for Final Four weekend, just slightly toned down.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Michigan State Spartans are the only team among the Final Four to have won a National Championship. In fact the Spartans have two titles with the last coming in 2000. Most of the players on the floor Saturday night were in diapers back then so it means absolutely nothing to the Texas Tech Red Raiders, who are here for the first time in program history. All past accomplishments aside, this one has the makings of a backyard brawl with two teams that are very good at preventing opponents from s... 

  • BookMaker.eu Reaching the Final Four isn’t going to dull the pain of last year’s memorable first round loss when the Virginia Cavaliers were the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16. The only thing that will make Tony Bennett and his squad feel better is winning it all. The Cavs can take another step toward their goal but they have to get past the scorching hot Auburn Tigers to do it. The Tigers knocked off college basketball royalty to get here and they’ve won 12 straight heading into Saturday’s first natio... 

  • BookMaker.eu If you know where Lipscomb University is located without looking it up, you’re either an alum or someone with way too much time on your hands. I’ll save you the trouble. The tiny school is located in Nashville, Tennessee and competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference. The Lipscomb Bisons basketball team is doing its best to make people notice. They reached the NCAA Tournament last year for the first time and advanced to the NIT championship to face the Texas Longhorns by taking down Wichita State o... 

  • BookMaker.eu There are a handful of teams good enough to reach the Women’s Final Four and we’re seeing them in Tampa with a chance to cut down the nets on Sunday. Somehow the Connecticut Huskies were a No. 2 seed in their region and that just pissed them off. The Huskies, reached the Final Four for the 12th straight time are arguably the class of the women’s game, but they haven’t won a National Championship since 2016, so they have that motivation as well.... 

  • BookMaker.eu A couple of interesting matchups highlight the NIT version of the final four when the semifinal round of the oldest postseason basketball tournament in the country takes place on Tuesday. An all Texas and Big 12 tilt in the late game features a pair of teams that didn’t think they’d be here. Not because they weren’t good enough, rather their sights were set on the NCAAs. Turns out it’s probably a good thing the TCU Horned Frogs and Texas Longhorns are in the NIT since they would have been early-... 

  • BookMaker.eu My, what to make of this year’s Final Four. We entered the weekend with all four No. 1 seeds still in contention for the National Championship and the unlikeliest of the quartet is the one still competing. The mighty Duke Blue Devils with future No. 1 NBA draft pick and polarizing figure Zion Williamson looked like a team of destiny after escaping a few near misses. Instead it’s Michigan State, who upended Duke on Sunday, playing in the national semifinal.... 

  • BookMaker.eu There are just five NCAA Tournament games left this season, so there are only a few more times to make money before the long college basketball offseason sets in. Saturday’s two Elite Eight games were both great games, and you would have made money if you would have followed me on both as I had Texas Tech outright and Virginia to cover. The Cavaliers’ miracle cover made my day a little brighter than it should have been, but I’ll take it. Let’s keep it rolling.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two of the Final Four teams have been determined. Both of Saturday’s games were fantastic as Texas Tech outlasted Gonzaga in a defensive slugfest in order to make it to the Final Four for the first time in school history. The Red Raiders are now waiting for the winner of Duke and Michigan State with a spot in the National Championship Game on the line, and they know they are likely to be underdogs in that one. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu We started with 68 teams, and now we are down to just eight. The Elite Eight will kick off on Saturday afternoon, and the final eight teams in the NCAA Tournament are looking to punch their tickets to the Final Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It’s been a very chalky tournament, but a No. 1 seed finally went down when Auburn shot the lights out against North Carolina on Friday night. Texas Tech and Purdue are both looking to carry the banner for non-No. 1 seeds.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Elite Eight is here, and there is money to be made. The chalk has largely held serve and advanced throughout the NCAA Tournament as we haven’t seen a lot of big upsets. However, many of those teams have had a hard time covering, and No. 1 seeds are a combined 5-7 ATS at this point in March Madness. No. 1 seeds Virginia and Gonzaga will be in action with a spot in the Final Four on the line tonight.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The NCAA Tournament has been whittled down to eight teams left standing, and many of the pre-tournament favorites are still in the hunt. While much of the elite eight focus will be on which teams advance to the Final Four, the savvy bettors won’t be exclusively worried about the outcome of the games.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The second day of Sweet 16 games will complete the Elite 8 field for the weekend. But which squads will keep playing? There has been a trend during NCAA Tournament play that’s seen the favored team win a bunch of games. All the favorites won in the second round setting the stage for the second weekend of play. It’s called March Madness and we haven’t seen much of it so far. I guess the favorites might be quivering before tipoff. That means you Michigan State, North Carolina, Duke and Kentucky.... 

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