UNC vs NC State ACC Semi

NC State needs to win to make March Madness and they face a Tar Heel team possible without defensive player of the year John Henson today.

The Carolina rivals clash in the ACC semifinals with the odds favoring UNC by 9 points. They try to slam the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday when the teams tip off at Philips Arena in college betting action.

And bettors can expect more of the same from recent meetings where the Heels have won 10 straight and gone 9-1 ATS vs NC State.

The Tar Heels bring a 28-4 record (18-13 ATS) to this tilt against the 22-11 Wolfpack, who are 14-14-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed North Carolina go 16-14-1 so far and the Wolfpack go 18-11.


Heat vs Pacers NBA Pick

The Heat will look to cover the spread against the Pacers for the fourth straight time when those teams meet on Saturday night.

Overall Miami is 7-3 ATS in its past 10 games against Indiana, winning eight of those 10 contests straight up. The OVER has paid off in three of the past four matchups between the two teams.

Miami battles the Pacers, currently with a 23-14 mark (17-20 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 17-20-2 for the Heat and 16-20-1 for the Pacers.


Weekend NCAAB Betting Outlook

College basketball's conference tournaments wrap up this weekend, giving bettors their last chance to wager on NCAAB odds until March Madness. Here's a preview of some of the action on the hardwood; find odds for all of this weekend's college hoops betting matchups at Bovada.

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Duke vs Virginia Tech Preview

Virginia Tech was just 3-9 SU down the stretch, but their win over Clemson earned them a date tonight with Duke in ACC conference tournament betting action.

Duke hasn't played since their humiliating loss to UNC, but opened as 8.5-point favorites here. However, in head to head meetings, the UNDER has prevailed 6 times in the past 7 meetings.
The Blue Devils currently sports a 26-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of just 13-18 ATS. The Hokies are 16-16 and 11-16-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Blue Devils produce a 20-10-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hokies have gone 11-17 against the number.


Badgers vs Hoosiers: Big Ten Pick

Wisconsin has won 9 of 10 against Indiana, but they are underdogs today in Big Ten tournament bettign action from Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Badgers are 7-2 ATS in the past 9 vs. Hoosiers as the Big Ten Tournament marches on.

The Badgers currently sports a 23-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 15-13 ATS. The Hoosiers are 25-7 and 17-8-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Badgers produce a 13-15 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hoosiers have gone 13-12-1 against the number.


Spurs vs Clippers Betting Matchup

The Spurs will face the Clippers on Friday night looking for their ninth ATS victory against them in their past 11 meetings.

Overall the Clippers are 2-8 ATS and 1-9 SU the last 10 times they've met the Spurs on the hardwood. OVER bettors have been paid off six times in the 10 most recent games in the series.

Supporters of the Clippers have seen them go 22-15 and 20-16-1 ATS so far this season, while the Spurs are at 26-12 and 22-15-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Spurs are 19-19, while the Clippers are 18-19.


Wings vs Kings: NHL Pick

When these teams met earlier this season, there were 10 goals scored but this meeting of the Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings Friday shapes up as an UNDER play.

The Red Wings are struggling with injuries but give up the third-fewest shots per game in the NHL. The Kings are scoring more lately but are offensively challenged in a major way.

So when NHL betting action starts at Joe Louis Arena, do you play the moneyline or the over-under?


Bellator 60 Betting Preview

The sixth season of Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off with a featherweight championship bout and the start of the featherweight tournament.

Veterans Joe Warren and Pat Curran do battle in the Main Event Friday March 9 at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.

Warren (7-2) is back to defend his Bellator featherweight belt after failing in a drop to bantamweight last year. He faces the hard-hitting Curran, a world-class grappler who is 16-4 lifetime.


UNC big favorites vs Maryland: ACC

The top-rated Tar Heels get down to business in the ACC tournament Friday, battling the Maryland Terrapins at Philips Arena in college basketball betting action.

While Maryland crushed Wake Forest yesterday, oddsmakers made them 15-point underdogs against UNC here. But beware the Terps - they are 6-2 ATS in the past 8 games vs the Tar Heels.

Of note for total bettors, the past 8 meetings have all played OVER the total. Watch the opening total this morning.

The Tar Heels currently sports a 27-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-13 ATS. The Terrapins are 17-14 and 13-13-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tar Heels produce a 15-14-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Terrapins have gone 14-12-1 against the number.


Magic road dogs at Chicago

United Center will feature a top Eastern Conference clash as the Bulls host the Magic Thursday in NBA odds action.

Orlando comes in as 6-point underdogs, but the road team is 5-2 SU in the past 7 meetings between these teams. Also of note, given Chicago's tough defense and rebounding, the UNDER is 6-1 the past 7 times they have met.

For moneyline bettors, the Bulls have won four straight vs Orlando and have Derrick Rose back in top form.

View Orlando vs Chicago Odds and Stats.



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