NCAAB: #10 Villanova vs. #16 Ohio State preview and pick

When No. 10 Villanova and No. 16 Ohio State meet in Columbus on Wednesday night, fans will get a taste of non-conference, top 25 basketball, truly one of November’s biggest treats. It is, however, a rarer treat for Buckeyes fans, as Ohio State hosts a top-10 non-conference opponent for just the fifth time in the last 22 years. The last such occasion was December 2012, when then-No.9 Kansas came to Columbus and defeated Ohio State 74-66.

Washington and Evansville impress during NCAAB’s first week

Join BetAmerica columnist Nick Roush as he examines five of the biggest lessons he learned during the topsy-turvy first week of 2019-2020 college basketball season.

NCAAB Power Rankings: Kentucky is king of the mountain

We are through one week of the college basketball season, and many of the top teams in the nation are preparing to devour some cupcakes before we get to the meat of the season. However, we did get a few answers as to who the title favorites are after the first week, and some musical chairs will be played within our power rankings. Let’s get to it!

NCAAB power rankings: Michigan State holds down the top spot

It is a joyous day for college basketball fans, as today marks the tip-off to the 2019-20 NCAA men’s basketball season! Tonight’s Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden looks to be an exciting one, as four of the top teams in the nation will square off. Duke and Kansas will begin proceedings, and Kentucky will face Michigan State in the nightcap.

Betting Virginia – Texas Tech, Does the One Point Matter?

As you’ve probably noticed from the questions I ask Scott Shapiro in the BetAmerica.com video series “Beginner’s Corner,” I’m—well—a beginner! But a beginner doesn’t mean stupid, and I thought I was on to the Rosetta stone of sports betting when the line came out for the NCAA men’s Division 1 championship game with the University of Virginia ceding 1 point to Texas Tech. I immediately texted the aforementioned Shapper da Capper. “Scott, why would you ever take a point in [...]

NCAAB Tournament Game Preview: #3 Texas Tech vs. #1 Virginia

Texas Tech Red Raiders (31-6) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (34-3) Game time: Monday, April 8, 9:20 p.m. ET Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Where to watch: CBS 
Spread: Virginia -1 O/U: 117.5 Game Analysis The final matchup of the NCAA Tournament will come down to two of the nation’s best defenses. Top-seeded Virginia will take on No. 3 Texas Tech in Minneapolis on Monday night in the first appearance in a national title game for each school. Undoubtedly, a low-scoring [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: Final Four Memories and National Semifinals Analysis With Dan Cronin

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the Bet America Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in hoops guru and brother of University of Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin, Dan Cronin. Scott and Dan relive some of their favorite Final Four moments and then dive into their thoughts on Auburn vs. Virginia and Texas Tech vs. Michigan State. Dan also shares who he likes to cut down the nets on Monday night in Minneapolis.

NCAAB Final Four Free Picks

Final Four Preview and Betting Analysis On Sunday, Auburn upset Kentucky 77-71 in overtime, while Michigan State upset the Duke Blue Devils 68-67 to fill out the final two spots in the 2019 Final Four. On Saturday, Virginia outlasted Purdue 80-75 in overtime, and Texas Tech beat Gonzaga 75-69. This Saturday, Auburn takes on Virginia, while Texas Tech takes on Michigan State. Check out Final Four analysis, BetAmerica odds, and free picks!   [Saturday, April 6] Auburn Tigers vs. Virginia [...]

Michigan State’s Poise Could Crush Duke’s Drama

The Stage is Set for the Elite 8 Clash #2 Michigan State Spartans -3 over Duke Blue Devils, Sunday March 31st,  5:05 pm EST Michigan State is making their March Madness run look like pre-season, while Duke is giving us drama for days, but we should expect that by now. 2-seed Michigan State has presented a master class in getting through to the Elite Eight. They outplayed LSU at every corner of the court, as they did with Bradley and [...]

West Region Elite Eight Free Pick

NCAA Tournament West Region Elite Eight The Texas Tech Red Raiders dominated Michigan in their Sweet 16 matchup to set up an Elite Eight battle with the top squad in the West Region, the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Both teams bring excellent defense to this March Madness party on Saturday. Which squad comes out on top and heads to the Final Four? When: Saturday, March 30 Where: Honda Center, Anaheim, CA, 6:09pm ET Spread, O/U: Gonzaga -4 (137) Can Red Raiders Defense [...]