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NCAA BASKETBALL 
Opener
Monday, February 27, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FINAL
43232043
53272653
515
516
7:00p
(23) Virginia
ESPN
206
-1 -110
+1 -110
59.1%
40.9%
-3½ -102
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -105
+3½ -115
-3½ -115
+3½ -105
-3½ -105
+3½ -105
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-4½ -110
+4½ -110
-3½ -105
+3½ -115
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -115
+3½ -105
 
FINAL
62303262
71284371
517
518
7:00p
(11) Baylor
WatchESPN
208
+1 -110
-1 -110
46.0%
54.0%
+1½ -106
-1½ -106
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1 -110
-1 -110
+1½ -118
-1½ -102
+1½ -105
-1½ -105
+1 -110
-1 -110
+1 -105
-1 -115
+1 -110
-1 -110
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1½ -118
-1½ -102
 
FINAL
72353772
77354277
519
520
7:00p
+6 -110
-6 -110
48.0%
52.0%
+5 +103
-5 -116
+5½ -109
-5½ -101
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
+5½ -105
-5½ -105
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
 
FINAL
77433477
62332962
521
522
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
-4 -110
+4 -110
65.1%
34.9%
-4½ -106
+4½ -106
-4½ -110
+4½ -110
-5 -105
+5 -115
-4 -115
+4 -105
-4½ -105
+4½ -105
-5 -105
+5 -115
-4½ -115
+4½ -105
-5 -105
+5 -115
-4½ -110
+4½ -110
-4 -115
+4 -105
 
FINAL
64273764
90454590
523
524
8:00p
+5 -110
-5 -110
39.2%
60.8%
+4½ -108
-4½ -104
+4½ -103
-4½ -107
+4½ -105
-4½ -115
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
+4½ -105
-4½ -105
+4½ -105
-4½ -115
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
+4½ -105
-4½ -115
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
 
FINAL
67303767
82453782
525
526
8:00p
+11 -110
-11 -110
46.3%
53.7%
+9½ -106
-9½ -106
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
+9½ -115
-9½ -105
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
+9½ -105
-9½ -105
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
+9½ -115
-9½ -105
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
+9½ -110
-9½ -110
 
FINAL
67283967
78344478
527
528
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+1 -110
-1 -110
33.5%
66.5%
+1½ -106
-1½ -106
+1½ -102
-1½ -108
+1½ -105
-1½ -115
+1 -105
-1 -115
+1 +105
-1 -115
+1½ -105
-1½ -115
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -105
-1½ -115
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1 -105
-1 -115
 
FINAL
63283563
73284573
529
530
9:00p
(1) Kansas
ESPN
206
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
45.4%
54.6%
+14½ -111
-14½ -101
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
+14½ -115
-14½ -105
+14½ -105
-14½ -105
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
+15 -115
-15 -105
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
+14½ -105
-14½ -115
+14½ -115
-14½ -105
 
FINAL
54282654
56243256
531
532
9:00p
ASN
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
62.7%
37.3%
+2 +111
-2 -125
+3 -110
-3 -110
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+2½ -105
-2½ -105
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+3 -110
-3 -110
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
 
FINAL
61263561
66273966
533
534
9:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN2
+1 -110
-1 -110
42.1%
57.9%
-1½ +101
+1½ -113
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1 -105
+1 -105
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
 
FINAL
79334679
88355388
535
536
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
56.1%
43.9%
+5½ -102
-5½ -110
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -105
-5½ -105
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -115
-5½ -105
+5½ -105
-5½ -115
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
 
FINAL
76403676
85454085
537
538
7:00p
ASN
-8 -110
+8 -110
45.9%
54.1%
-8 -101
+8 -111
-7½ -110
+7½ -110
-7½ -105
+7½ -115
-8 +100
+8 -120
-7½ -105
+7½ -105
-8 -110
+8 -110
-8 -110
+8 -110
-7½ -105
+7½ -115
-7½ -110
+7½ -110
-8 +100
+8 -120
 
FINAL
68353368
81354681
539
540
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
32.1%
67.9%
+2 -110
-2 -102
+1½ -102
-1½ -108
+2 -115
-2 -105
+1½ -113
-1½ -107
+1½ -105
-1½ -105
+2 -115
-2 -105
+2 -110
-2 -110
+2 -115
-2 -105
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1½ -113
-1½ -107
 
FINAL
66283866
72314172
541
542
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
-3 -110
+3 -110
55.2%
44.8%
-3½ -115
+3½ +102
-4 -105
+4 -105
-3½ -105
+3½ -115
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -105
+3½ -105
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -115
+3½ -105
-3½ -105
+3½ -115
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3½ -110
 
FINAL
59312859
63253863
543
544
9:00p
WatchESPN
208
+2 -110
-2 -110
57.3%
42.7%
+3 -106
-3 -106
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -115
-3 -105
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3½ -115
-3½ -105
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -115
-3 -105
 
FINAL
57302757
87483987
545
546
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+17 -110
-17 -110
51.3%
48.7%
+14 -126
-14 +112
+13½ -103
-13½ -107
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
+13½ -115
-13½ -105
+13½ -105
-13½ -105
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
+13½ -115
-13½ -105
 
FINAL
80334780
78354378
547
548
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+3 -110
-3 -110
44.4%
55.6%
+4 -106
-4 -106
+4 -103
-4 -107
+4 -105
-4 -115
+4½ -113
-4½ -107
+4 -105
-4 -105
+4 -105
-4 -115
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -105
-4 -115
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4½ -113
-4½ -107
 
FINAL
74314374
77324577
549
550
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+5 -110
-5 -110
41.8%
58.2%
+2½ -106
-2½ -106
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+3 -115
-3 -105
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
+2½ -105
-2½ -105
+3 -115
-3 -105
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+3 -115
-3 -105
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
 
FINAL
66313566
97504797
551
552
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+8 -115
-8 -105
32.5%
67.5%
+10½ +101
-10½ -113
+10½ -103
-10½ -107
+11 -115
-11 -105
+10½ -105
-10½ -115
+10½ -105
-10½ -105
+11 -115
-11 -105
+11 -115
-11 -105
+11 -115
-11 -105
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -105
-10½ -115
NCAA BASKETBALL 
Opener
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
00
00
713
714
6:30p
BTN
610
-6 -110
+6 -110
70.5%
29.5%
-5 -106
+5 -106
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -105
+5 -115
-5 -112
+5 -108
-5 -105
+5 -105
-5 -105
+5 -115
-5 -105
+5 -115
-5 -112
+5 -108
 
 
00
00
715
716
6:30p
219
FOX Sports 1
+3 -110
-3 -110
0.0%
100.0%
+5 -106
-5 -106
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -105
-5 -105
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
 
 
00
00
717
718
7:00p
WatchESPN
SEC Network
-5½ -110
+5½ -110
58.8%
41.2%
-4 -106
+4 -106
-4 -110
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -110
-4 -112
+4 -108
-4 -105
+4 -105
-4 -110
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -110
-4 -112
+4 -108
 
 
00
00
719
720
7:00p
(16) Purdue
ESPN
206
+10 -110
-10 -110
49.2%
50.8%
+10½ -106
-10½ -106
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -105
-10½ -105
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
 
 
00
00
721
722
7:00p
(17) Duke
WatchESPN
ESPN2
0.0%
0.0%
 
 
00
00
723
724
7:00p
ASN
+3 -110
-3 -110
66.7%
33.3%
+3 +102
-3 -115
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -102
-3 -118
+3½ -105
-3½ -105
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -102
-3 -118
 
 
00
00
725
726
7:00p
WatchESPN
208
+11 -110
-11 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -105
-11 -105
+11 -110
-11 -110
 
 
00
00
727
728
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+15 -110
-15 -110
85.7%
14.3%
+16 -106
-16 -106
+16 -110
-16 -110
+16 -110
-16 -110
+15½ -110
-15½ -110
+16 -105
-16 -105
+16 -110
-16 -110
+16 -110
-16 -110
+15½ -110
-15½ -110
 
 
00
00
729
730
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
PK-110
PK-110
0.0%
100.0%
-2 +106
+2 -119
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
-2 -105
+2 -115
-2 +102
+2 -122
-1½ -105
+1½ -105
-2 -105
+2 -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-2 +102
+2 -122
 
 
00
00
731
732
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+6 -110
-6 -110
50.0%
50.0%
+6½ -111
-6½ -101
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
+6½ -105
-6½ -105
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
 
 
00
00
733
734
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
-2½ -110
+2½ -110
53.3%
46.7%
-3 -106
+3 -106
-3 -110
+3 -110
-3 -115
+3 -105
-3 -110
+3 -110
-3 -105
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -105
-3 -110
+3 -110
 
 
00
00
735
736
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
7.1%
92.9%
+5 -111
-5 -101
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -105
-5 -115
+5 -105
-5 -105
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -110
-5 -110
+5 -105
-5 -115
 
 
00
00
737
738
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+2 -110
-2 -110
50.0%
50.0%
+1½ +102
-1½ -115
+2 -110
-2 -110
+2 -110
-2 -110
+1½ -102
-1½ -118
+2 -105
-2 -105
+2 -110
-2 -110
+2 -110
-2 -110
+1½ -102
-1½ -118
 
 
00
00
739
740
8:00p
221
CBS Sports Netwo
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
11.8%
88.2%
+11 -106
-11 -106
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -105
-11 -105
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
 
 
00
00
741
742
8:30p
219
FOX Sports 1
+13 -110
-13 -110
38.5%
61.5%
+11½ -101
-11½ -111
+12 -110
-12 -110
+11½ -115
-11½ -105
+11½ -110
-11½ -110
+11½ -105
-11½ -105
+11½ -115
-11½ -105
+11½ -115
-11½ -105
+11½ -110
-11½ -110
 
 
00
00
743
744
8:30p
BTN
610
+2½ -115
-2½ -105
42.4%
57.6%
+1½ -106
-1½ -106
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
+1½ -105
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -115
-1½ -105
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
 
 
00
00
745
746
9:00p
ESPN
206
0.0%
0.0%
 
 
00
00
747
748
9:00p
WatchESPN
208
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
5.7%
94.3%
+2 -108
-2 -104
+2 -110
-2 -110
+2 -115
-2 -105
+2 -117
-2 -103
+2 -105
-2 -105
+2 -115
-2 -105
+2 -115
-2 -105
+2 -117
-2 -103
 
 
00
00
749
750
9:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN2
+3 -110
-3 -110
50.0%
50.0%
+4 -115
-4 +102
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -118
-4 -102
+4 -105
-4 -105
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -110
-4 -110
+4 -118
-4 -102
 
 
00
00
751
752
10:00p
ROOT SPORTS
+7½ -110
-7½ -110
5.9%
94.1%
+7 -107
-7 -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -105
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
 
 
00
00
753
754
10:00p
221
CBS Sports Netwo
+5 -110
-5 -110
43.5%
56.5%
+4½ -106
-4½ -106
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
+5 -115
-5 -105
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
+4½ -105
-4½ -105
+5 -115
-5 -105
+5 -115
-5 -105
+4½ -110
-4½ -110
 
 
00
00
755
756
7:00p
Patriot League N
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
90.0%
10.0%
+7 -112
-7 +100
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
 
 
00
00
757
758
7:00p
Patriot League N
+10 -110
-10 -110
91.7%
8.3%
+10 -106
-10 -106
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -105
-10 -115
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -110
-10 -110
 
 
00
00
759
760
7:00p
Big South Networ
+13½ -110
-13½ -110
33.3%
66.7%
+13 -106
-13 -106
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
+13 -110
-13 -110
 
 
00
00
761
762
7:00p
Big South Networ
+10½ -110
-10½ -110
4.8%
95.2%
+11 -106
-11 -106
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
-11 -110
+11 -110
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NCAA Basketball Odds Explanation: Understanding College Basketball Betting Lines

 

We’ve entered a new era in college basketball where freshman dominate and the one-and-done talents quickly move up to the NBA. Even so, the sport is as popular as it has ever been, which has generated a lot of betting interest. If you’ve never bet on the college hoops, here’s your basic guide to understanding NCAA Basketball odds, which work much the same as NBA odds. (For explanations on how NFL odds work, as well as odds for other sports, explore the links at the bottom of this page.)

Spreads

In college basketball there are a lot of teams, and some are much stronger than others. That’s why the point spread was invented as it allows bettors to bet on a game even though the two teams might not be evenly matched. The difference is the bettors has to predict whether or not a team will win by the margin listed on the NCAA Basketball odds boards.

 

For example, let’s say you see Duke listed at -8.5 points on the NCAA Basketball odds board. With the minus sign in front, that means they have to win by nine points or more to cover the spread and for you to win your bet on Duke. If they win by eight or less, or their opponent wins, then Duke does not cover the spread.

Money Lines

While spreads focus on the margin of victory, moneylines only focus on the outright result. In this case, it doesn’t matter what the margin of victory is. All you care about is who wins the game.

 

For example, Duke might be a -300 favorite over North Carolina State. What that means is if you bet $300 on Duke and they win, you collect $100. On the other side of it, North Carolina State might be something like +250. With the plus sign in front of their betting odds, that means that if you bet $100, you would win $250.

Totals

When it comes totals, this is just the combined final score between the two teams. When you look at the lines, the NCAA Basketball odds makers set an over-under which asks whether the final score will be 'over' or above that number, or 'under' and below.

 

For the Duke-N.C. State game, you might see a line of 139.5. So if the final score is something like 70-50, then the 120 combined points is less than the 139.5, which means the game went under. If the combined score is 71-70 or 85-82, then the game has gone over the number and everyone who bet on the over wins their bet.

Futures

Futures bets are wagers that focus on events that will happen in the long term future. So while the above three bets focus on nightly action where the bets will be resolved by the end of the evening, futures focus on results that will take some time to decide. For example, in the preseason, you might want to bet on who will win March Madness or which team will win a certain conference.

 

In these cases, you’ll likely see NCAA Basketball odds that entice you with a big payout. For example, Duke might be 15/1 to win the NCAA Tournament before it starts. However, remember that you’re picking just one team in a big field, so the risk is high. However, if you’re right, you can early a big payout.

 

In this case, 15/1 means that for every dollar you bet, you win $15. That can prove to be quite profitable if you make the right selections with your NCAA Basketball picks.


 

 

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