Florida State Duke Betting Preview

The last time these ACC rivals met, Florida State was earning a buzzer-beating 76-73 victory to end the Blue Devils’ 45-game winning streak at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Now with both teams ranked in the Top 15 and with an ACC crown on the line, they meet again in Florida with visiting Duke a small road favorite.

The No. 5 rated Blue Devils and the No. 15 ranked Seminoles have each enjoyed buzzer-beating moments lately. And the college basketball point spread of 2 points seems about right here.

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Robinson tops Player of the Year Odds

Who will follow Jimmer Fredette as college basketball`s player of the year?

The odds say Thomas Robinson of the Kansas Jayhawks who has soared this season while pushing the Jayhawks back into national title contention.

He has averaged a double-double this season with nearly 18 PPG and nearly 12 rebounds per game for the Big 12 leaders. He was 7/4 this week at Bovada in college basketball player of the year odds.

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UNC favored over NC State

North Carolina has dominated many ACC foes and their state rivals at NC State are no different.

The Tar Heels have beaten the Wolfpack 11 straight by an average of 16.1 points. The nation's best road rebounding team has also outrebounded NC State by 11.5 per game.

And it's not just SU wins - in the past nine meetings, UNC is 8-1 ATS.

The Tar Heels continued their domination Jan. 26 and they have also won seven of eight in Raleigh.

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Rangers moneyline dogs vs Penguins

Some games shape up statistically as UNDERs and this is true when the Pittsburgh Penguins host the New York Rangers at Consol Energy Centre on Tuesday.

Pittsburgh has struggled offensively and own the league's best home penalty kill. The Rangers meanwhile are the NHL's stingiest road defense.

The total opened at 5 and probably will not go higher but early bettign action was on the UNDER 5. The Rangers have won 5 straight visits to Pittsburgh.

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NBA Odds: Spurs vs. Blazers

The San Antonio Spurs will be in Portland on Tuesday night for an NBA betting contest against the Trail Blazers.

San Antonio got past Portland 99-83 in their last meeting in January, but they've also only managed to beat the Blazers twice in their past 10 matchups. The Spurs went 3-7 ATS in those games.

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Daytona 500: Danica Patrick Odds

 

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Obama 2012 Election Odds

Thanks to a divisive Republican primary the Democratic Party is now an even bigger favorite at the sportsbooks to win the U.S. presidential election in the fall.

 

Once at -150 to win this year's election, the Democrats are now the -220 favorites at Bovada, with the Republicans the +200 underdogs.

 

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Baylor Underdogs at Texas

The Texas Longhorns have plenty of motivation with a state rival and possible tournament bid at stake as they host ninth-ranked Baylor Monday.

But they are just 0-6 against ranked foes this season heading into the key Big 12 basketball betting rematch in Austin. Baylor has lost three of their past four games overall.

Texas has won the past three meetings after Baylor has reeled off five straight ATS victories against the Longhorns.

So if you like unranked home favorites against ranked road underdogs, this is a rare situation for that betting angle.

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NBA Betting: Bulls Host Hawks

Joe Johnson and the Atlanta Hawks will be in Chicago on Monday afternoon for a matinee NBA betting matchup against the Bulls.

Atlanta beat Chicago 109-94 as a 6-point home underdog when those teams last met on January 7, but overall the Bulls are 7-3 SU and 6-4 ATS in the 10 most recent matchups between the two teams.

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Villanova Dogs vs UConn Monday

Two marquee programs who have hit the skids in 2012 clash Monday in a Big East battle for college basketball bettors.

Villanova has struggled to a 4-10 conference record and are small home underdogs against UConn, which is just 6-8 in the Big East. And just a year after winning the national title.

Connecticut is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road while the total has gone OVER in 12 of Villanova's last 14 games.

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