NCAAB Betting: Final Four Trends

After all of the upsets that have taken place so far during this year's NCAA Tournament will bettors want to follow these Final Four trends?

Madness has been the best way to describe this year's NCAA Tournament. Upsets have been the order of the day. The Virginia Commonwealth Rams posted five of them all by themselves during their amazing run to the Final Four. [ Kemba Walker total points, 25.5 points tonight - see the latest line, visit Bovada ]

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Barkley Underdog to Pick Final 4 Matches

He’s got a big mouth, a big belly and a big ego and he’s a big underdog as a handicapper to pick this weekend’s three college basketball championship games.

Charles Barkley loves to bet and loves to talk and one sportsbook has posted 5/1 odds that he can’t pick all three games correctly. [ See dozens of fun Madness prop odds and pocket their best bonus ever – 100% deposit boost! – at Bovada ]

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Bellator 39 Betting Preview

Eddie Alvarez has been the Bellator Lightweight champion for almost a year now, and after a 10-month wait he will finally defend his title against Season 3 Lightweight tournament winner Pat Curran at Bellator 39.

Also on the main card will be two Season 4 tournament semifinal fights, and the Bellator debut of former UFC Welterweight Ben Saunders.

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Alabama vs Wichita State in NIT Final

The NIT championship trophy will be hoisted by either Alabama or Wichita State Thursday at Madison Square Garden after those teams advanced to the final.

The Shockers destroyed Washington State in one semi final, while Alabama edged Colorado 62-61 in a dramatic finish where they failed to cover the spread.

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Hornets host Blazers on NBA odds

Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets will be looking for their third ATS win of the season over the Portland Trail Blazers when the teams meet on Wednesday night.

However, the Blazers will be trying to build on the last matchup between the two clubs, when they won 103-96 at home and managed to cover the posted 5.5-point spread.

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Strikeforce Challengers 15 Betting

MMA betting fans will get their first look at a Zuffa-controlled Strikeforce event on April 1 when Strikeforce Challengers rolls into Stockton, California.

After one fighter had visa issues and another was injured, the event looked like it wouldn’t be anything special. However, Strikeforce not only filled the spots but also maintained competitive matchups of up-and-coming fighters battling for relevancy in their divisions.

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NIT SemiFinal Betting Preview

The Wichita State Shockers meet up with the Washington State Cougars at Madison Square Gardens Tuesday night in the NIT semifinals.

The Shockers got into the semis by defeating College of Charleston 82-75 as an 8.5-point favorite, while the Cougars knocked off Northwestern 69-66 as a 4-point chalk. Bettors have been backing Wichita State, with the NIT point spread moving from -1.5 to -2.5 at many shops such as betED this week.

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NIT Semi Final Tide vs Buffaloes

The Alabama Crimson Tide lock horns with the Colorado Buffaloes at Madison Square Gardens on Tuesday night in the NIT semifinals.

The Crimson Tide took care of Miami (Florida) 79-64 as a 5-point favorite last time out, while the Buffaloes advanced past Kent State 81-74 as a 10.5-point chalk. NIT semifinal odds favor Alabama, while the best Colorado spread was at betED at +2.5, -110 early Tuesday .

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NBA Odds: Cavs host LeBron, Heat

LeBron James returns to Cleveland once again on Tuesday night, with his Heat looking for their third ATS victory against the Cavaliers in four tries this season.

Miami has thumped James' old club in all three of their matchups so far this year, going 2-1 vs. the NBA lines in those contests. OVER bettors have seen their side go 3-0 in those three games. They have a huge number to cover this time and expect the best Cavalier line to be at Bovada, which specializes in underdog point spreads.

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Hawks, Bruins on NHL lines

Chicago is in desperation mode as they try to secure a playoff position at the tail end of the regular season, and they'll face the Northeast-leading and home favorite Boston Bruins in NHL betting action Tuesday night.

The Bruins are winners of three of their last four with 13 goals in that span. If you combine that kind of offense with the goaltending of Vezina candidate Tim Thomas you have a recipe for success.

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