5 NCAA college basketball win totals you can’t afford to miss

Betting one game or one half at a time can be a wild ride. If you place wagers on the entire season you can extend that ride until March. These picks should give you a few tickets to cash before Selection Sunday.

College World Series simulation and analysis

Four more games in the College World Series are slated for Monday and Tuesday at TD Ameritrade Park. Watch the latest segment of "Sim or Her" above to find out how BetAmerica's computer simulation predicted Monday and Tuesday's games, and read below for a quick analysis on each matchup. Monday, 2 p.m. ET, Texas Tech (+150) vs. Arkansas (-200) Pick: Arkansas Arkansas and Texas Tech battle it out in the elimination bracket, with one team heading home at the game's [...]

A Different Dose of March Madness in 2019

Expect the unexpected in the NCAA Tournament. It’s a well-known adage tossed around ahead of the Big Dance each and every year. And yet the most surprising aspect of the 2019 rendition of March Madness was the expected won out more often than not. For the first time since the NCAA Tournament expanded to a 64-team field in 1985, all 16 betting favorites advanced out of the round of 32. It also came as no shock in the opening round [...]

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 [...]

NCAAB Tournament Game Preview: #5 Auburn vs. #1 Virginia

Auburn Tigers (30-9) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (33-3) Game time: Saturday, April 6, 6:09 p.m. ET Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Where to watch: CBS Spread: Virginia -5.5 Game Analysis The lone No. 1 seed left in the NCAA tournament is headed to its first Final Four since 1984. The Virginia Cavaliers will face No. 5 Auburn in the first national semifinal game on Saturday in Minneapolis. After a rough start against No. 16 Gardner-Webb in the opening round, plus [...]

NCAAB Tournament Game Preview: #3 Texas Tech vs. #2 Michigan State

Texas Tech (30-6) vs. Michigan State (32-6) Game time: Saturday, April 6, 8:49 p.m. ET Location: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Where to watch: CBS Spread: Michigan State -2.5 Game Analysis For the first time in school history, Texas Tech will play in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. On the biggest stage in Minneapolis, Chris Beard and the Red Raiders are set to face an experienced team with a veteran coach in Tom Izzo and the Michigan State [...]

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 [...]