Biggest Potential March Madness Upsets

The Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament offers up some of the most exciting basketball of the year, with smaller schools getting their chance to spoil the party for the perennial powerhouses.

Last year, five No. 11 and No. 12 seeds staged stunning Round of 64 upsets, joined by the No. 14 Mercer Bears, who shocked the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils with a 78-71 win while pegged as 12.5-point underdogs. Here is a look at a few games with upset potential in this year's Round of 64 . . .

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2015 March Madness Prop Odds Roundup

Will the Kentucky Wildcats win the 2015 NCAA Tournament in blowout fashion? That's the subject of just one of the many March Madness prop bets released on Tuesday by online sportsbook Bovada.

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Hampton meets Manhattan: Play-In Pick

The Manhattan Jaspers finished their season on an 11-3 SU and 10-4 ATS run. Manhattan will square off against the Hampton Pirates on Tuesday in a First Four game for a chance to play in the Round of 64 against the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats.

Manhattan has played well in the role of a favorite this season going 9-0 SU in its last nine games as the betting favorite with a 7-2 ATS record over that stretch. The Jaspers won all three of their MAAC Tournament games by double digits, including a 79-69 upset win over Iona to earn this postseason spot.

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699711
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First Four: BYU vs Ole Miss Betting Odds

A pair of No. 11 seeds will battle in the First Four for the right to take on the sixth-seeded Xavier Musketeers when the BYU Cougars and Ole Miss Rebels meet in Dayton. The Cougars are coming off a 91-75 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs as 8-point underdogs in the West Coast Conference Tournament title game while the Rebels were upset by the South Carolina Gamecocks as 4.5-point favorites in the second round of the SEC Tournament.

Ole Miss has dropped four of five straight-up heading into the Big Dance and five of six against the spread but still managed to finish with a winning record in the SEC. The Rebels are making their first NCAA Tournament appearance since earning the 12th seed in the West Region and upsetting the fifth-seeded Wisconsin Badgers 57-46 as 6-point underdogs in 2013 before losing 76-74 to the 13th-seeded LaSalle Explorers as 3.5-point favorites in the next round.

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699712
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Spurs & Knicks playing to OVER results

The OVER has managed to pay out for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in five of the last six games between the San Antonio Spurs and the New York Knicks as those teams hit the hardwood together in NBA odds action on Tuesday.

The Spurs and Knicks have already met once this season, with San Antonio rolling to a 109-95 home victory as a 10-point favorite on the NBA betting lines back on December 10. Overall, though, the Spurs are just 2-3 both SU and ATS in their last five games against the Knicks.

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681206
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Preds looking to stop home losing skid

Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators have been tagged with a loss in each of their last four home games as they get set to play host to the Minnesota Wild in top NHL betting action at the online sportsbooks on Tuesday night.

The Predators and Wild last met on February 26, with Minnesota winning that game 4-2 as a road underdog in an OVER result. The Predators had been 3-0 in their previous three games against the Wild dating back to last season, with the OVER/UNDER 3-1 in their last four meetings.

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673143
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South Region Betting Odds, Picks 2015

The Duke Blue Devils are the top seed and the betting favorite on the odds to win the South Region of the NCAA Tournament at the online sportsbooks, with the Gonzaga Bulldogs second on those March Madness futures heading into the start of the event.

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Midwest Region Betting Odds, Picks 2015

The Kentucky Wildcats are the heavy chalk on the odds to win the Midwest Region of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at the online sportsbooks, with Bovada setting them as the 4/11 favorites on those March Madness futures heading into the event.

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West Region Betting Odds, Picks 2015

The Wisconsin Badgers are the top seed in the West Region of the 2015 NCAA Tournament, but it's the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats that opened as the favorites to come out on top in that quarter of the March Madness bracket at online sportsbook Bovada.

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East Region Betting Odds, Picks 2015

The No. 1 Villanova Wildcats are the slight favorite over the No. 2 Virginia Cavaliers on the odds to win the East Region of the 2015 NCAA Tournament bracket at the online sportsbooks, with Villanova at 9/5 and Virginia at 9/4 at Bovada heading into March Madness.

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