Loaded Weekend of College Basketball Best Bets & Odds

Loaded Weekend of College Basketball Best Bets & Odds

Next month brings the NCAA Tournament. Time is running out for teams that want to put on their dance shoes. The College basketball odds pressure on teams is on full blast. Of great concern is bubble teams with no margin for error. On the whole, we are seeing the best quality of college basketball played all season. And this weekend, we have a powerful lineup of meaningful games. Additionally, we get a top Pac-12 rivalry matchup from Los Angeles.

College Basketball – SBG Best Bets of Week

Purdue Boilermakers vs. Michigan Wolverines

Date and Time:Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9 p.m. ET.
Location:Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
TV Coverage:ESPN
Boilermakers vs. Wolverines Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Purdue-3½ (-110)145 (-110)-165
Michigan+3½ (-110)145 (-110)+145
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Overall, Purdue stands at 20-3 straight up, 12-11 against the spread, and 15-8 over the total. The Boilermakers rank 4th out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 180th for points allowed. Meanwhile, Michigan stands at 11-9 straight up, 8-12 against the spread, and 13-7 over the total. Michigan ranks 131st for scoring offense and 184th for points allowed. Specifically, Purdue is a quality road team that brings value.

SBG Best Bet: Purdue Boilermakers.

Pacific Tigers vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs

Date and Time:Thursday, February 10, 2022, 9 p.m. ET.
Location:McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, WA.
TV Coverage:CBSSN
College Basketball Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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Gonzaga has visited the payout window in seven of its most recent eight games. As a result, the Zags are 19-2 straight up, 12-8-1 against the spread, and 10-11 under the total. Gonzaga ranks 1st in the nation for scoring offense and 77th for points allowed. Counter to that is Pacific, with only two payouts in its last ten outings. Now the Tigers are 7-15 straight up, 4-16 against the spread, and 10-8 over the College Basketball odds total. Pacific ranks a woeful 302nd for scoring offense and 211th for points allowed.

Accordingly, Gonzaga is pointing towards the NCAA Tournament. And their first national championship. The betting odds will be a heavy lift. But Pacific is overmatched in this game.

SBG Best Bet: Gonzaga Bulldogs.

College Basketball Texas A&M Aggies vs. Auburn Tigers

Date and Time:Saturday, February 12, 2022, Noon ET.
Location:Auburn Arena, Auburn AL.
TV Coverage:ESPN
College Basketball Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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Texas A&M is 15-8 straight up, 12-10 against the spread, and 15-7 over the total. To summarize, the Aggies rank 113th in the nation for scoring offense and 93rd for points allowed. By contrast, Auburn at 22-1 straight up, 17-6 against the spread, and 13-10 over the total. Auburn has national rankings of 16th for scoring offense and 113th for points allowed.

Most important of all, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl has led one of the country’s most inspiring turnarounds in college hoops. Also, Auburn owns one of the top home-court advantages in college basketball. Late on, the Tigers have covered eight of their last ten games.

SBG Best Bet: Auburn Tigers.

UCLA Bruins vs. USC Trojans

Date and Time:Saturday, February 12, 2022,  10 p.m. ET.
Location:Galen Center, Los Angeles CA.
TV Coverage:ESPN
Betting Online Odds at SBG:Click Here

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At the onset, this is the top matchup of the weekend. Arizona is the upstart first place team in the Pac-12 Conference. UCLA and USC are right behind.

Concurrently UCLA has a record of 16-4 straight up, 9-10-1 against the spread, and 9-11 under the total. The Bruins rank 42nd for scoring offense and 89th for points allowed. And then USC brings a mark of 19-4 straight up, 12-11 against the spread, and 10-13 under the total. The Trojans rank 123rd for scoring offense and 43rd for points allowed.

This online wagering rivalry is as even as it gets. Therefore, the road team is usually the better value based on the bargain price break. Remember that USC has covered only one of its last three outings.

SBG Best Bet: UCLA Bruins.

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