NCAA Basketball Odds

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NCAA BASKETBALL 
Opener
Monday, February 20, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
00
00
701
702
7:00p
WatchESPN
208
+19 -110
-19 -110
55.4%
44.6%
+18½ -115
-18½ +102
+18½ -105
-18½ -105
+18 -110
-18 -110
+18½ -110
-18½ -110
+18 -105
-18 -105
+18 -105
-18 -115
+18½ -110
-18½ -110
+18 -105
-18 -115
+18½ -110
-18½ -110
+18½ -110
-18½ -110
 
 
00
00
703
704
7:00p
(18) Virginia
ESPN
206
+10 -110
-10 -110
53.4%
46.6%
+7½ -120
-7½ +107
+7 -107
-7 -103
+7 -105
-7 -115
+7 -105
-7 -115
+7 -105
-7 -105
+7 -105
-7 -115
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -105
-7 -115
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -105
-7 -115
 
 
00
00
705
706
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+6 -110
-6 -110
49.8%
50.2%
+7 -102
-7 -110
+7½ -107
-7½ -103
+7½ -115
-7½ -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -105
-7 -105
+7½ -115
-7½ -105
+7½ -115
-7½ -105
+7½ -115
-7½ -105
+7½ -110
-7½ -110
+7 -110
-7 -110
 
 
00
00
707
708
7:00p
ASN
-4 -110
+4 -110
39.6%
60.4%
-6 -110
+6 -102
-6 -109
+6 -101
-6 -115
+6 -105
-6½ -108
+6½ -112
-6 -105
+6 -105
-6 -110
+6 -110
-6 -110
+6 -110
-6 -110
+6 -110
-6 -110
+6 -110
-6½ -108
+6½ -112
 
 
00
00
709
710
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+8 -110
-8 -110
36.1%
63.9%
+7 -106
-7 -106
+7 -105
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -107
-7 -113
+7 -105
-7 -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7½ -115
-7½ -105
+7 -115
-7 -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
+7 -107
-7 -113
 
 
00
00
711
712
8:05p
+2½ -110
-2½ -110
36.3%
63.7%
+3 -102
-3 -110
+3 -107
-3 -103
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -105
-3 -105
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
+3½ -115
-3½ -105
+2½ -105
-2½ -115
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -110
-3 -110
 
 
00
00
713
714
9:00p
ESPN
206
+16 -110
-16 -110
58.3%
41.7%
+15½ -102
-15½ -110
+15 -103
-15 -107
+15½ -105
-15½ -115
+15½ -110
-15½ -110
+15½ -105
-15½ -105
+15½ -105
-15½ -115
+15½ -115
-15½ -105
+15½ -105
-15½ -115
+15½ -110
-15½ -110
+15½ -110
-15½ -110
 
 
00
00
715
716
9:00p
WatchESPN
208
+1½ -110
-1½ -110
49.4%
50.6%
+3 +102
-3 -115
+3½ -103
-3½ -107
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3½ -113
-3½ -107
+3 -105
-3 -105
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3½ -113
-3½ -107
NCAA BASKETBALL 
Opener
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
00
00
501
502
6:00p
221
CBS Sports Netwo
-2 -110
+2 -110
0.0%
0.0%
-3 -115
+3 -105
-3 -105
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -105
 
 
00
00
503
504
6:00p
(14) Purdue
BTN
610
-8½ -110
+8½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
-8 -110
+8 -110
-7½ -105
+7½ -105
-8 -110
+8 -110
 
 
00
00
505
506
7:00p
(9) Baylor
WatchESPN
ESPN2
+13 -110
-13 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+12 -115
-12 -105
+12 -105
-12 -105
+12 -115
-12 -105
 
 
00
00
507
508
7:00p
WatchESPN
208
+2 -110
-2 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+3 -105
-3 -115
+3 -105
-3 -105
+3 -105
-3 -115
 
 
00
00
509
510
7:00p
WatchESPN
SEC Network
-3½ -105
+3½ -115
0.0%
0.0%
-2½ -105
+2½ -115
-2 -105
+2 -105
-2½ -105
+2½ -115
 
 
00
00
511
512
7:00p
ESPN
206
+10 -110
-10 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+10 -110
-10 -110
+10 -105
-10 -105
+10 -110
-10 -110
 
 
00
00
513
514
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+3 -110
-3 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -105
-3 -105
+3 -110
-3 -110
 
 
00
00
515
516
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
+5½ -105
-5½ -105
+5½ -110
-5½ -110
 
 
00
00
517
518
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+6½ -110
-6½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
+7 -110
-7 -110
+6½ -105
-6½ -105
+7 -110
-7 -110
 
 
00
00
519
520
7:00p
ASN
-7½ -110
+7½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
-7½ -110
+7½ -110
-7½ -105
+7½ -105
-7½ -110
+7½ -110
 
 
00
00
521
522
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+3 -110
-3 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
+3½ -105
-3½ -105
+3½ -110
-3½ -110
 
 
00
00
523
524
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
-1 -110
+1 -110
0.0%
0.0%
-1 -110
+1 -110
-1 -105
+1 -105
-1 -110
+1 -110
 
 
00
00
525
526
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+3 -110
-3 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+3 -110
-3 -110
+3 -105
-3 -105
+3 -110
-3 -110
 
 
00
00
527
528
7:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+14½ -110
-14½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
+13½ -115
-13½ -105
+13 -105
-13 -105
+13½ -115
-13½ -105
 
 
00
00
529
530
7:00p
+11½ -110
-11½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
+11½ -110
-11½ -110
+11½ -105
-11½ -105
+11½ -110
-11½ -110
 
 
00
00
531
532
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+15 -110
-15 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+15 -110
-15 -110
-18½ -110
+18½ -110
+15 -110
-15 -110
 
 
00
00
533
534
8:00p
CSN-CH+
665-1
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
-40½ -110
+40½ -110
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
 
 
00
00
535
536
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+19½ -110
-19½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
+20½ -110
-20½ -110
+20½ -105
-20½ -105
+20½ -110
-20½ -110
 
 
00
00
537
538
8:00p
221
CBS Sports Netwo
+1 -110
-1 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+1½ -105
-1½ -115
+1 -105
-1 -105
+1½ -105
-1½ -115
 
 
00
00
539
540
8:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
+4 -110
-4 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+5½ -105
-5½ -115
+4½ -105
-4½ -105
+5½ -105
-5½ -115
 
 
00
00
541
542
8:00p
219
FOX Sports 1
+9 -110
-9 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+9 -110
-9 -110
+9 -105
-9 -105
+9 -110
-9 -110
 
 
00
00
543
544
8:00p
BTN
610
-1½ -110
+1½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
-2½ -110
+2½ -110
-2½ -105
+2½ -105
-2½ -110
+2½ -110
 
 
00
00
545
546
9:00p
ESPN
206
PK-110
PK-110
0.0%
0.0%
+1 -105
-1 -115
+1½ -105
-1½ -105
+1 -105
-1 -115
 
 
00
00
547
548
9:00p
(11) Kentucky
WatchESPN
SEC Network
-16½ -110
+16½ -110
0.0%
0.0%
-15 -105
+15 -115
-15 -105
+15 -105
-15 -105
+15 -115
 
 
00
00
549
550
9:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN2
+1 -110
-1 -110
0.0%
0.0%
+2 -105
-2 -115
+2½ -105
-2½ -105
+2 -105
-2 -115
 
 
00
00
551
552
9:00p
WatchESPN
ESPN3
-6 -110
+6 -110
0.0%
0.0%
-6 -110
+6 -110
-6 -105
+6 -105
-6 -110
+6 -110
 
 
00
00
553
554
9:00p
WatchESPN
208
PK-110
PK-110
0.0%
0.0%
PK-110
PK-110
PK-105
PK-105
PK-110
PK-110
 
 
00
00
555
556
10:00p
221
CBS Sports Netwo
+3 -115
-3 -105
0.0%
0.0%
+3½ -105
-3½ -115
+3½ -105
-3½ -105
+3½ -105
-3½ -115
 
 
00
00
557
558
7:00p
SNY
639
-5 -110
+5 -110
0.0%
0.0%
-5 -105
+5 -115
-5 -105
+5 -105
-5 -105
+5 -115

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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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