March 24th, 2015
Richmond vs Miami Vegas Odds have UM +2.5 with 57% 2015 NIT picks on UM’ and center Tonye Jekiri
Tonight at 7 PM ET from the Robins Center the Richmond Spiders will host the Miami Huricanes on ESPN in the 2015 NIT Tournament semifinal. Miami vs Richmond Vegas Odds have Richmond as -2.5 point “chalk” with 57% of the action on the betting underdog. The “U” (23-12 SU 15-17-1 ATS) was snubbed by the NCAA Tournament but are live underdogs to win the NIT title with two sound wins over North Carolina Coastal and Alabama. The creepy Spiders (21-13 SU 15-14-2 ATS) are sleepers that have covered in consecutive bouts against St. Francis NY and in overtime against Arizona State. The sharps are backing Miami but is Richomnd for real? Our expert Vegas Sharps panel of handicappers give away free picks. Miami vs Richmond Vegas Odds point spread is at Richmond -2.5 at -110 juice at SPORTSBOOK.ag
NCAA Basketball Picks In-Depth: Miami is too athletic and tall with a 1″ height advantage along their starting five. Richmond plays a stingy brand of defense but the overall chemistry of Miami appears to have come together and the have the more talented scorers from 3-point range. Miami has shooters all over the court and could get back one of their best players in starting point guard Angel Rodriguez (questionable). Miami vs Richmond Vegas Odds Total is at 133.0 points at SPORTSBOOK.ag
Vegas Sharps Bottom Line: Miami has played the tougher competition in the ACC and have played with a huge chip on their shoulder after the NCAA Tournament snub. Richmond can match Miami’s shooting at mid-range but the Canes can score fast and furiously. Miami’s physicality in the paint could also be telling with 7’0″ UM center Tonye Jekiri (8.7 PPG 10.1 REB 1.5 BPG) giving the Canes and interior force. Bet Miami to win by a double-digit cover on the spread as road underdogs in the Spiders backyard.
Free NCAA Basketball Picks Play: Miami +2.5 at SPORTSBOOK.ag
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March 23rd, 2015
Kentucky vs West Virginia Vegas Odds have Willy Cauley-Stein and UK -13 with 43% Sweet 16 Picks on UK
Kentucky vs West Virginia Vegas Odds: Thursday March 26th from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Ohio the 2015 NCAA Tournament betting favorite Kentucky will face an overachieving West Virginia squad at 9:45 PM ET. Kentucky (36-0 SU 18-16-2 ATS) has looked every bit the part as the March Madness betting favorite with a drumming of Hampton in the opening round followed by double-digit win against Cincinnati. West Virginia (25-9 SU 19-13 ATS) has covered the spread in the first two rounds of the 2015 NCAA Tournament as favorites against Buffalo and in their last outing against Maryland. Kentucky vs West Virginia Vegas Odds have the Kentucky at -110 to win the 2015 NCAA Championship at SPORTSBOOK.ag
Kentucky (1) vs West Virginia (5) Sweet 16 Picks: Kentucky has been the “chalk” to take home this year’s hardware but only 43% of the gamblers are taking the Wildcats to cover the fat -13 point spread. West Virginia is well coached and has played clean basketball in the first two rounds. The Wildcats however have the length, depth, improvisation and unselfish play that is almost impossible to contend with. The Mountaineers tough but gimmicky defense will be overwhelmed by a Wildcats defense that is downright nasty. Kentucky vs West Virginia Vegas Odds Total is at 136.5 Points
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Vegas Sharps Bottom Line: Kentucky is a formless team of beauty with an argument to be made as one of the most talented ever. Play Kentucky to cover the fat number against a game but outclassed Mountaineers squad.
Sweet 16 Picks Play: Kentucky -13 at SPORTSBOOK.ag