Stephen F. Austin vs. Syracuse – March Madness Betting

December 1, 2010 NCAA Basketball

March Madness betting odds on Friday have Syracuse a double-digit favorite against Stephen F. Austin.

The Orange enters the NCAA Tournament as a #3 seed in the South Regional and they are favored by 12.5 points in March Madness betting odds against the #14 seed Stephen F. Austin. Here is a look at more of the March Madness betting numbers for Stephen F. Austin and Syracuse.

March Madness betting numbers show that Stephen F. Austin is 23-7 straight up and 1-0 against the spread in their only lined game. Syracuse is 26-9 and 17-14 against the spread. The Orange has all of the star power in this game with Jonny Flynn, Eric Devendorf and head coach Jim Boeheim.

There is no question that Syracuse got a lot of attention after their six overtime win against Connecticut in the Big East Tournament. How much energy Syracuse has left is the question. They should not have much trouble in this March Madness betting matchup though. The Orange has a very good starting lineup and they are well coached. Syracuse doesn’t have much of a bench but it shouldn’t matter in this March Madness betting game.

March Madness betting statistics tell us that Stephen F. Austin is led by two players. Center Josh Kingsley was the Southland Conference Player of the Year. He averaged 16.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Teammate Josh Alexander is the other threat in March Madness betting. These two combined for 60% of the team’s scoring in the Southland tourney as March Madness betting numbers show. March Madness odds information tells us that Stephen F. Austin was in the NIT last season and they have four seniors on the team. Senior leadership is very important in the NCAA Tournament so Stephen F. Austin should not get rattled. They might be able to hang with Syracuse for a while in March Madness betting but the Orange just has too many weapons.

March Madness betting stats show that the Orange are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite. The Orange are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games as March Madness betting stats show.

March Madness odds information tells us that the Over is 5-0 in Syracuse’s last 5 overall. The Over is 5-2 in Syracuse’s last 7 neutral site games as a favorite as March Madness odds numbers indicate.

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