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NCAA Tourney First Round March Madness Betting Matches

March 23, 2017 NCAA Basketball

Michigan State Spartans versus Miami Hurricanes March Madness Betting preview

Date: Friday, 17th March

Place: BOK Center

March Madness Odds

Michigan State +2 (-110) 125½ (-110) +115 
Miami Florida -2 (-110) 125½ (-110) -135

The Spartans beat Penn State in the Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament but were eliminated by Minnesota in the quarterfinals. Yet MSU will be making their 20th straight trip to the Big Dance – the longest streak in the Big Ten and fourth longest in the NCAA. The Spartans received a No. 9 seed in the Midwest region and will face No. 8 seed Miami. The Canes defeated Syracuse in the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament but lost in the quarterfinals to North Carolina. Universitas Miamiensis reached the Sweet 16 in their last two NCAA tourney appearances (2013, 2016).

Northern Kentucky Norse versus Kentucky Wildcats game preview

Date: Friday, 17th March

Place: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

March Madness Odds

Northern Kentucky +20½ (-110) 153 (-110) +3500 
Kentucky -20½ (-110) 153 (-110) -8500

The Norse defeated Wright State, Youngstown State, and Milwaukee to win their first ever Horizon League Men’s Basketball Tournament and pave their way to debut in the Division I NCAA tourney as a No. 15 seed. NKU will face No. 2-seeded Kentucky. The Wildcats beat Arkansas in the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament championship game for back-to-back SEC titles and a record-extending 56th NCAA tourney appearance. Universitas Kentuckiensis is the No. 2 seed in the South Region for the seventh time in school history.

Marquette Golden Eagles versus South Carolina Gamecocks March Madness Betting preview

Date: Friday, 17th March

Place: Bon Secours Wellness Arena

March Madness Odds

Marquette +1½ (-110) 148 (-110) +103 
South Carolina -1½ (-110) 148 (-110) -123

Marquette lost to Seton Hall in the quarterfinals of the Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament but will still return to the Big Dance for the first time since 2013, when they reached the Elite 8. The Eagles earned the No. 10 seed in the East Region and will face No. 7 seed South Carolina. The G-Cocks lost in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament to Alabama, but will make a long awaited return to the NCAA tourney after a 12-year absence.

Kent State Golden Flashes versus UCLA Bruins March madness betting odds

Date: Friday, 17th March

Place: Golden 1 Center

March Madness Odds:

Kent State +17½ (-110) 161½ (-110) +1900 
UCLA -17½ (-110) 161½ (-110) -3800

KSU won the Mid-American Conference men’s basketball tournament finals against Akron for their first MAC title since 2008. Kent State was selected as a 14th seed and will face the No. 3 seed UCLA. The Bruins defeated USC in the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament but lost in the semis to Arizona. In spite of which UCLA earned the No. 3 seed in the South Region. The winner of the UCLA vs. Kent State matchup will go on to face either No. 6-seed Cincinnati Bearcats, No. 11-seed Kansas State Wildcats, or No. 11-seed Wake Forest Demon Deacons.