Tuesday College Basketball Sharp Report

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In the meantime, let’s examine where smart money is leaning for Tuesday’s College Basketball slate…

 

11:30 a.m. ET: Massachusetts vs Richmond (-2.5, 142.5)

This is the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament. Massachusetts (15-15) went just 2-7 down the stretch but did finish the regular season with a 71-60 win over St. Bonaventure, covering as 2-point home favorites. Similarly, Richmond (14-17) went just 3-9 down the stretch and just fell to George Mason 62-60 and lost outright as 2.5-point home favorites. This line opened with Richmond listed as a short 2-point neutral site favorite. Sharps have laid the points, steaming Richmond up from -2 to -2.5. Ken Pom has Richmond winning by one point (71-70). He also has Richmond ranked higher (168th vs 192nd). Richmond holds the edge in shooting (44% vs 42%). Pros have also hit the over, raising the total from 140 to 142.5. The over is receiving 43% of bets but 73% of money, a sharp contrarian bet discrepancy. 

 

2 p.m. ET: Georgia Tech (-2.5, 146.5) vs Florida State

This is the first round of the ACC Tournament. Georgia Tech (14-17) is riding a three game winning streak and just took down Boston College 73-65, winning outright as 4.5-point road dogs. On the other hand, Florida State (9-22) has lost six of their last seven games and just fell to Virginia Tech 82-60, failing to cover as 10-point road dogs. This line opened with Georgia Tech listed as a short 1-point neutral site favorite. Sharps think this line is a bit short and have steamed the favorite, driving Georgia Tech up from -1 to -2.5. Georgia Tech is receiving 70% of bets but 85% of money, signaling both Pro and Joe support. Ken Pom has Georgia Tech winning by two points (74-72). He has Georgia Tech ranked higher as well (166th vs 212th). Georgia Tech holds the edge defensively (allowing 71 PPG compared to 77 PPG for Florida State) and in the rebounding department (35 RPG vs 31 RPG). Georgia Tech is -130 on the moneyline.