NC State vs Kansas Betting

NC State marched into the Sweet 16 as a No. 11 seed and face a tough underdog role against No. Kansas in the Midwest Region.

And NC State has relished the underdog role, going 8-2 ATS past 10 games as dog. Overall, they are 7-0-1 ATS in their past 8 games overall, turning a tidy profit for their backers.

Kansas meanwhile has all the pressure here and wants a shot at North Carolina in the Midwest final.

It''s the most one-sided betting game of the Sweet 16 by far with nearly two thirds of bettors backing NC State. The best Kansas line was -8, -115 at BetOnline while 5Dimes had the best price for NC State backers.

The Jayhawks bring a 29-6 record (17-16-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 24-12 Wolfpack, who are 17-14-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Kansas go 13-20-1 so far and the Wolfpack go 19-13.


North Carolina vs Ohio Preview

Ohio became just the fifth No. 13 seed to make the Sweet 16 with a pair of upsets last week, but becoming the first team to make the Elite Eight will require a huge upset.

The Bobcats face North Carolina, who lost their starting point guard to injury last week. Does that open the door for Ohio? Does it make them more attractive as a double-digit underdog?

Ohio has been dominant against the spread, going 12-3 ATS past 15 games as underdog. They are also 10-1 SU in their past 11 games overall. [ Watch UNC line moves and pocket special offers at TopBet this week ]

But this is UNC, a team that is 4-1 ATS in five recent trips to the Sweet 16, and the No. 1 seed in the Midwest bracket. Underdog bettors found the best Ohio spread at Bovada earlier today.

The Tar Heels sport records of 31-5 and 20-15 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bobcats have 29-7 and 16-13 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 17-16-2 for the Tar Heels and 12-17 for the Bobcats.


Xavier vs Baylor Sweet 16 Pick

If you had bet Xavier every tournament game since 2001, you'd be up a huge amount of cash.

And that trend continued last week as the Musketeers went 2-0 ATS, making their 10-year run in March Madness betting to 17-2-1 ATS!

So now the 10 seed in the South Regional faces Baylor, the No. 3 seed that used a perimeter game to make the Sweet 16. The Bears face an Xavier team that just 3-7-1 ATS past 11 games overall.

The best underdog line on Xavier was +6.5 at Bovada earlier Friday.

Supporters of the Musketeers have watched them go 23-12 and 12-18-3 ATS on the year, while the Bears are at 29-7 and 14-14-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bears are 16-13, while the Musketeers have a 18-15 mark.


Kentucky vs Indiana Sweet 16 Odds

The Kentucky Wildcats look to avenge an earlier loss to the Indiana Hoosiers this season when they tip off in South Regional Sweet 16 betting action.

Kentucky is 9-3 ATS against Indiana over the years (they play each December) and were 9-point favorites over at TopBet this week.

The Hoosiers have won three straight as an underdog but they are just 4-13 ATS in 17 games as dog of 9 or more points. And they have never won SU in 19 games as a dog of 9 or more points.

For their part, KU has not been safe with your money as big chalk (Kentucky just 2-6 ATS past 8 as fave of 9 or more points).

The spread opened at 8 points and was bet up to -9.5 at 5Dimes, which was the best Hoosier line. The best KU line was -8.5 at Bovada Friday.

The Wildcats currently sports a 34-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-21 ATS. The Hoosiers are 27-8 and 18-10-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wildcats produce a 14-18-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hoosiers have gone 14-14-1 against the number.


76ers vs Celtics Betting Preview

A pair of slumping Atlantic Division teams meet at Wells Fargo Center Fridat as the host Philadelphia 76ers and visiting Boston Celtics do battle in NBA betting action.

Boston is just 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games on the road but they have dominated the 76ers SU. However, Philly is 6-2 ATS past 8 meetings with Boston.

The 76ers have lost four of five and watched Boston and the Knicks creep into the divisional race.

The 76ers currently sports a record of 26-21, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 25-22 ATS. The Celtics are 25-21 and 21-25 ATS. Betting totals have seen the 76ers post a 18-29 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Celtics have gone 21-25 against the number.


Bellator 62 betting odds report

As the UFC fight card drought continues, MMA bettors have another exciting week of Bellator Fighting Championship tournament action to wager on this weekend.

Bellator 62 odds focus on four Lightweight tournament battles as the event cruises into Laredo, Texas.

The card also features a heavyweight tilt between Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos.


Florida Marquette West Region Pick

Florida cruised into the Sweet 16, covering the spread easily last week, but faces a much sterner challenge from Marquette here on the West Region betting menu.

The Gators are 8-2 ATS past 10 tournament games but they have lost 6 in a row as an underdog, a situation they are in at TopBet as of Tuesday.

Marquette meanwhile is 9-3-1 ATS in their past 13 games as a favorite and 8-2 ATS in their past 10 games overall.

The Golden Eagles currently sports a 27-7 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 17-12-2 ATS. The Gators are 25-10 and 15-15 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Eagles produce a 19-12 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Gators have gone 18-12 against the number.


Cincinnati Ohio State Betting Odds

The Cincinnati Bearcats face a tough task in the East Region semifinal and they are underdogs of 8 points against No. 2 seed Ohio State.

The Sweet 16 has not been kind to Buckeye bettors (they are 0-3 ATS at this stage since 2001) but they have the superior talent here.

But Cincinnati is 8-3 ATS past 11 games as underdog and 8-1 ATS in their past 9 games overall, so expect plenty of wagering interest on the Big East team.

The Buckeyes are 10-4 ATS past 14 games as fave of 8 or more points, which is the situation at TopBet and they have been OVER machines lately, going 8-1 past 9 games overall.

The Buckeyes currently sports a 29-7 record overall in college hoops action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 18-14 ATS. The Bearcats are 26-10 and 17-13 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Buckeyes produce a 19-12-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bearcats have gone 13-17 against the number.


Syracuse Wisconsin: Sweet 16 Pick

Syracuse has always struggled in the Sweet 16, losing ATS the past four times they got to this stage.

So as a 4-point favorite against Wisconsin, the No. 1 Orange have to shake the ghosts of past Sweet 16 failures. But there are several trends working against Syracuse.

They are 8-1 SU, but just 2-7 ATS in their past 9 games. They are also a money-losing 2-7 ATS in their past 9 games as chalk. [ Check the latest Syracuse vs Wisconsin spread and total, along with Sweet 16 specials, at TopBet ]

Syracuse will face the 26-9 Badgers, who own a 18-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Orange are 15-18-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Badgers are 15-17 favoring the OVER.


Louisville vs Michigan State: West Odds

Michigan State is money in the bank when they hit the Sweet 16, as their 5-0 ATS in five recent trips indicates.

But what about Louisville, the Rick Pitino-coached squad, that opened as 4.5 point West Regional Sweet 16 underdogs?

While the Spartans enjoy that Sweet 16 success rate, the Cardinals have won and covered 6 straight games and have been very tough as an underdog (8-3 ATS past 11 times).

[ Watch West Region odds updates and Sweet 16 special offers at TopBet ]



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