East Region Trends, Computer Predictions
Miami has been an OVER machine at tournament time and Pacific has been terrible as an underdog.
Both situations occur in the same game as East Region betting tips off. And the trends point to No. 2 Hurricanes handling Pacific and advancing.
This bracket has Indiana at the top and they await the winner of LIU and JMU. The Hoosiers have been money in the bank in their first games of Madness, going 6-1 ATS the past seven trips to the Big Dance.
Butler is dangerous, but few expect them to pull enough upsets to climb from the 6 seed.
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NC State boasts some solid trends as they tangle with Temple, a team that is 0-6-1 ATS in its last seven tournament games.
And while Marquette is the No. 3 seed, they could face danger in Davidson, winners of 17 straight and owners of a solid 6-2 ATS run in eight recent Madness contests.
Check out East Region trends on every game below and make your bracket picks and wagers.
Preview: Computer Prediction: 74-72 Long Island
Long Island 15-3 SU past 18 games
James Madison 7-1 ATS past 8 games
Indiana UNDER 7-2 past 9 as double-digit favorite
Indiana 6-1 ATS past 7 first-round games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 80-77 NC State
NC State 6-1 ATS past 7 games as favorite
Temple OVER 13-3 past 16 games
Temple 8-2 ATS past 10 as underdog
UNDER is 7-1 past 8 NC State tournament games
NC State 6-2 ATS in tournament since 2005
Temple 0-6-1 ATS past 7 tournament games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 75-70 UNLV
UNLV 4-1 SU and ATS vs Cal since 2002
Cal is 1-5 ATS past 6 tournament games
UNLV 0-4 SU & ATS in tournament since 2008
Preview: Computer Prediction: 78-73 Syracuse
Syracuse is 2-5 ATS past 7 tournament games
Montana 7-0 ATS past 7 games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 74-70 Bucknell
Butler 16-2 SU past 18 games as favorite
Bucknell 15-2 SU past 17 games
Butler is 9-1 ATS past 10 tournament games
UNDER is 8-2-1 past 11 Butler tournament games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 78-73 Davidson
Marquette 12-1 SU past 13 games as favorite
Davidson won 17 straight to end season
Marquette 3-6 ATS past 9 first-round games
Marquette UNDER is 5-1 past 6 March Madness games
Davidson 6-2 ATS past 8 Madness games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 71-70 Colorado
Illinois 1-6 ATS past 7 games
Illinois 13-2 SU past 15 games as favorite
Colorado UNDER 7-1 past 8 games as underdog
UNDER is 13-3 past 16 Colorado games
Illinois has alternated ATS wins and losses past 10 games (win is due)
Preview: Computer Prediction: 75-69 Miami
Miami 17-2 SU past 19 games as favorite
Pacific won 7 in a row SU to end season
Pacific lost 8 in a row SU as underdog
Miami played 7 straight tournament OVERs