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The two biggest national championship wagers at BetMGM are on Baylor

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Mon, Apr 5th 8:25pm ET

Per BetMGM, they have taken two heavy six-figure bets on the Baylor Bears over the Gonzaga Bulldogs for tonight's national championship. The sportsbook took a $330,000 wager on Baylor +4.5 and a $300,000 wager on Baylor's moneyline odds of +165... View More

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Gonzaga opens as 4.5 point favorites over Baylor

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Sun, Apr 4th 8:09am ET

The Gonzaga Bulldogs opened as 4.5 point favorites over the Baylor Bears for Monday's national championship game, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Gonzaga opens as one of the biggest favorites of all-time in a Final Four against UCLA

by Mike Spector | Bruins Correspondent |
Wed, Mar 31st 8:02am ET

The Gonzaga Bulldogs opened as 14-point favorites over the UCLA Bruins for Saturday's Final Four matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Baylor opens as 4.5 point favorites over Houston, O/U 135.5

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Tue, Mar 30th 8:30am ET

The first Final Four matchup is set, and it is an all-Texas affair between the Baylor Bears and Houston Cougars. Baylor opened as -4.5 point favorites, with the total set at 135.5, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Michigan opens as 7.5 point favorites over UCLA

by Mike Spector | Wolverines Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 29th 12:43pm ET

The No. 1 seed Michigan Wolverines opened as 7.5 point favorites over the No. 11 seed UCLA Bruins, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Gonzaga opens as the biggest favorite of among all Elite Eight teams

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 29th 12:39pm ET

Per BettingPros consensus odds, the Gonzaga Bulldogs have opened as nine-point favorites in their Elite Eight matchup with the USC Trojans on Tuesday night... View More

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History is made with Elite Eight spreads

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 29th 12:34pm ET

For the first time in NCAA tournament history, all four Elite Eight matchups have spreads of at least seven points... View More

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Baylor vs. Arkansas spread ticks up a full point

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 29th 8:28am ET

After opening as seven-point favorites, the Baylor Bears are now -8 point favorites over the Arkansas Razorbacks, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Houston vs. Oregon State spread ticks down a half point

by Mike Spector | Beavers Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 29th 8:12am ET

After opening as eight-point favorites, the Houston Cougars are now -7.5 point favorites over the Oregon State Beavers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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BetMGM's biggest wager of the Sweet 16 is on Alabama over UCLA

by Mike Spector | Crimson Tide Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 28th 8:11am ET

Per BetMGM Sportsbook, a customer wagered $451,000 to win $410,000 on Alabama to cover their six-point spread over UCLA. That wager is the largest single wager they took on the Sweet 16 all weekend... View More

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Gonzaga and Michigan remain BetMGM’s two biggest liabilities for futures tickets

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 25th 3:12pm ET

Per BetMGM, the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Michigan Wolverines remain the sportsbook’s two biggest liabilities in terms of futures tickets, as we head to the Sweet 16... View More

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Gonzaga is the biggest Sweet 16 favorites in the past six years

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 25th 3:11pm ET

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are -13.5 point favorites in their Sweet 16 matchup against the Creighton Bluejays, per BettingPros consensus odds. That 13.5 point spread is the largest in a Sweet 16 matchup since 2015 when the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats were 13.5 point favorites over West Virginia... View More

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Houston’s Jarreau dealing with injury concerns in advance of Sweet 16 matchup with Syracuse

by Mike Spector | Cougars Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 25th 3:11pm ET

Houston Cougars starting point guard DeJon Jarreau hurt his hip in the team’s 63-60 win over Rutgers in the Round of 32. Per an article published by 247Sports, Jarreau is hoping to be between 70-75% healthy for Houston’s Sweet 16 matchup against Syracuse... View More

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Familiar foes meet as USC faces Oregon in the Sweet 16

by Mike Spector | Trojans Correspondent |
Tue, Mar 23rd 5:24pm ET

In a matchup of the only game so far in this NCAA Tournament between two conference foes, the USC Trojans meet the Oregon Ducks in the last of four Sweet 16 matchups on Sunday. USC is currently 2.5 point favorites, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Early money is 4/1 in favor of Alabama over UCLA

by Mike Spector | Crimson Tide Correspondent |
Tue, Mar 23rd 5:23pm ET

Per Fanduel Sportsbook, the Alabama Crimson Tide have attracted 73% of the bets and 81% of the money in advance of Sunday’s Sweet 16 matchup against the UCLA Bruins... View More

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Michigan looks to improve ATS record as a favorite against Florida State

by Mike Spector | Wolverines Correspondent |
Tue, Mar 23rd 5:22pm ET

The Michigan Wolverines have covered 68% of their games as a favorite, as they are 17-8 ATS in that role this season. The Florida State Seminoles have been underdogs just twice this season, going 1-1 ATS in those games... View More

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Gonzaga once again a double-digit favorite over Creighton in the Sweet 16

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Tue, Mar 23rd 5:22pm ET

The Gonzaga Bulldogs opened as -13.5 point favorites over the Creighton Bluejays for Sunday’s Sweet 16 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Syracuse looks to win its third consecutive game as an underdog against Houston

by Mike Spector | Orange Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 22nd 5:12pm ET

The Syracuse Orange opened as six-point underdogs against the Houston Cougars for Saturday’s Sweet 16 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Arkansas is the biggest favorite on Saturday’s slate when facing Oral Roberts

by Mike Spector | Razorbacks Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 22nd 5:11pm ET

The Arkansas Razorbacks are -11.5 point favorites over the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles in Saturday’s Sweet 16 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Baylor opens as 6.5 point favorites over Villanova

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 22nd 5:11pm ET

The Baylor Bears opened as 6.5 point favorites in Saturday’s Sweet 16 matchup against the Villanova Wildcats, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Loyola Chicago looks to continue their ATS streak as favorites over Oregon State

by Mike Spector | Ramblers Correspondent |
Mon, Mar 22nd 5:10pm ET

The Loyola Chicago Ramblers are 5-0 ATS in their last five games... View More

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BetMGM reports major wager on Kansas over USC

by Mike Spector | Trojans Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 12:30pm ET

Per BetMGM, a customer wagered $360K to win $300K on Kansas's spread against USC... View More

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Maryland looks to turn in another solid defensive performance as underdogs against Alabama

by Mike Spector | Terrapins Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 12:23pm ET

The Alabama Crimson Tide are currently six-point favorites over Marlyand in Monday's Round of 32 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Florida State looks to shake off a poor opening-round performance when facing Colorado on Monday

by Mike Spector | Seminoles Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 12:12pm ET

The Florida State Seminoles are currently -1.5 point favorites over the Colorado Buffaloes, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Oddsmakers think Michigan is in for a battle against LSU

by Mike Spector | Wolverines Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 12:08pm ET

The Michigan Wolverines are currently 5.5 point favorites over the LSU Tigers for Monday's Round of 32 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Ohio looks for second consecutive upset as underdogs against Creighton

by Mike Spector | Bluejays Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 11:49am ET

The Creighton Bluejays are currently six-point favorites against the Ohio Bobcats in their Round of 32 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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UCLA opens as five-point favorites over Cinderella story Abilene Christian

by Mike Spector | Bruins Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 11:41am ET

The UCLA Bruins are currently five-point favorites over the Abilene Christian Wildcats in their Round of 32 matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Gonzaga is the only double-digit favorite on Monday's slate when facing Oklahoma

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 11:37am ET

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are currently -14.5 point favorites in their Round of 32 matchup with the Oklahoma Sooners, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Rested Oregon opens as five-point underdogs against Iowa

by Mike Spector | Hawkeyes Correspondent |
Sun, Mar 21st 11:34am ET

The Iowa Hawkeyes are currently five-point favorites in their Round of 32 matchup with the Oregon Ducks, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Oregon State looks to continue their magical run as underdogs against Oklahoma State

by Mike Spector | Beavers Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 12:15pm ET

The Oklahoma State Cowboys opened as 6.5-point favorites over the Oregon State Beavers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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North Texas looks for second-straight upset when facing Villanova in the Round of 32

by Mike Spector | Wildcats Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 12:11pm ET

The Villanova Wildcats opened as 6.5-point favorites over the North Texas Mean Green, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Oral Roberts looks to continue their Cinderella story as underdogs against Florida

by Mike Spector | Gators Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 12:08pm ET

Fresh off their stunning upset of No. 2 seed Ohio State, the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles opened as eight-point underdogs against the Florida Gators, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Houston opens as the biggest favorite on the board against Rutgers on Sunday

by Mike Spector | Scarlet Knights Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 12:03pm ET

The Houston Cougars opened as nine-point favorites over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Lower-seeded Texas Tech opens as favorites over higher-seeded Arkansas

by Mike Spector | Red Raiders Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 12:00pm ET

Though a win by Texas Tech (No. 6 seed) over the Arkansas Razorbacks (No. 3 seed) would be considered an upset in terms of seeding, oddsmakers do not see it that way. The Red Raiders opened as one-point favorites over the Razorbacks, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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West Virginia opens as small favorites over Syracuse

by Mike Spector | Mountaineers Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 11:54am ET

The West Virginia Mountaineers opened as 3.5 point favorites over the Syracuse Orange, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Baylor-Wisconsin spread ticks up a half point from its opening line

by Mike Spector | Bears Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 11:51am ET

After opening as six-point favorites, the Baylor Bears have ticked up to 6.5 point favorites over the Wisconsin Badgers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Loyola Chicago looks to slow down red-hot Illinois on Sunday

by Mike Spector | Fighting Illini Correspondent |
Sat, Mar 20th 11:49am ET

The Illinois Fighting Illini opened as seven-point favorites over Loyola Chicago, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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BetMGM takes big bet on Tennessee against Oregon State

by Mike Spector | Volunteers Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 3:05pm ET

Per BetMGM, the sportsbook reported taking a $220K wager on Tennessee -7.5 against Oregon State. The bet would net $200K... View More

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VCU looks to get back to their winning ways as underdogs against Oregon

by Mike Spector | Ducks Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 3:00pm ET

The No. 10 seed VCU Rams are five-point underdogs against the No. 7 seed Oregon Ducks in their first round matchup on Saturday night, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Early money 3/1 on Texas against Abilene Christian

by Mike Spector | Longhorns Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 3:00pm ET

The No. 3 seed Texas Longhorns are -8.5 point favorites against the No. 14 seed Abilene Christian Wildcats, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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BYU opens as 3.5 point favorites over First Four winner UCLA

by Mike Spector | Cougars Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 2:59pm ET

The No. 6 seed BYU Cougars opened as 3.5 point favorites over the No. 11 seed UCLA Bruins in their Saturday first round matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Gonzaga opens as massive favorites over First Four winner Norfolk State

by Mike Spector | Bulldogs Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 2:58pm ET

The overall No. 1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs opened as 33.5-point favorites over No. 16 seed Norfolk State, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Shorthanded Sooners are a slight favorite over Missouri

by Mike Spector | Sooners Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 2:57pm ET

The No. 8 seed Oklahoma Sooners are currently one-point favorites over the Missouri Tigers, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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USC opens as six-point favorite over First Four winner Drake

by Mike Spector | Trojans Correspondent |
Fri, Mar 19th 2:56pm ET

The No. 6 seed USC Trojans have opened as six-point favorites over No. 11 seed Drake for Saturday’s first round matchup, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Virginia begins its title defense as 7.5 point favorites over Ohio

by Mike Spector | Cavaliers Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 10:13pm ET

As there was no NCAA tournament last year, the Virginia Cavaliers begin defense of their 2019 national championship after a 710-day layoff between tournaments. In their first round matchup with the Ohio Bobcats, the Cavaliers are 7.5 point favorites, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Maryland-UConn total is the lowest of all games on Saturday's slate

by Mike Spector | Terrapins Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 10:04pm ET

The over/under for the first round matchup between the Maryland Terrapins and UConn Huskies is 130 points, per BettingPros consensus odds. At 130 points, it is the lowest total of any game on Saturday's slate... View More

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Grand Canyon eyes upset of Iowa in their NCAA tournament debut

by Mike Spector | Hawkeyes Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 10:00pm ET

When the Grand Canyon Antelopes make their NCAA tournament debut, they will do so as 14.5 point underdogs to the Iowa Hawkeyes, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Rick Pitino's Iona Gaels tasked with slowing down Alabama's sharp-shooting offense

by Mike Spector | Gaels Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 9:53pm ET

The Alabama Crimson Tide are 17-point favorites over the Iona Gaels, and the matchup has an over/under of 147 points, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Betting public loves UC Santa Barbara's chances against Creighton

by Mike Spector | Bluejays Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 9:50pm ET

In advance of Saturday's meeting between No. 12 seed UC Santa Barbara and No. 5 seed Creighton, the Gauchos have received 70% of the bets and 77% of the money thus far, per FanDuel Sportsbook... View More

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Michigan opens as 26 point favorites over Texas Southern

by Mike Spector | Wolverines Correspondent |
Thu, Mar 18th 9:43pm ET

After winning the opening First Four game, Texas Southern opened as a 26-point underdog against the Michigan Wolverines, per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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