NCAA March Madness: Midwest Region Predictions, Trends and Computer Picks
Saint Louis hits March Madness as the hottest wagering team in college basketball and they will be an extremely dangerous No. 4 seed if their trends continue.
The Midwest Region is tough and the Billikens come in riding a 15-1 ATS run in their last 16 games. As a favorite, they are 17-3 ATS in 20 games.
And that’s their situation against No. 13 New Mexico State, a team that has lost six straight tournament games dating back to 1993, according to OddsShark.com’s first-round March Madness trends.
Saint Louis was favored by nine points, but the prediction computer announced a 75-70 victory.
Elsewhere, Louisville earned the top seed in the Midwest bracket and they were 4-0-1 ATS in five games a year ago. The computer says they will hammer North Carolina A&T by 14 points.
Duke is the second seed and remember what happened a year ago when the Blue Devils were seeded second. They lost to 15-seed Lehigh, so Albany believes it has a shot here.
Check out some important Midwest trends and picks.
Preview: Computer Prediction: 79-65 Louisville
NC A&T 7-1 ATS this season in lined games
Louisville 4-0-1 ATS last year in Madness
Preview: Computer Prediction: 82-80 Colorado State
Colorado State 2-8-1 ATS past 11 games
Missouri 1-4 ATS past 5 tournament games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 77-76 Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State UNDER is 9-3 past 12 tournament games
Oregon is 3-8 ATS in tournament since 2000
Preview: Computer Prediction: 75-70 Saint Louis
Saint Louis 4-1 ATS in tournament since 1998
New Mexico State lost 6 straight tournament games since 1993
Preview: Computer Prediction: 82-81 Saint Mary's
Saint Mary’s 17-3 SU past 20 games
Memphis 1-4 ATS past 5 first-round games
Preview: Computer Prediction: 75-74 Valpo
Valparaiso 16-2 SU past 18 games
Valpo is 0-4 SU & ATS in tournament since 1999, losing by average 77-53
Preview: Computer Prediction: 78-74 Creighton
Creighton 2-7 ATS past 9 tournament games
Cincinnati 5-2 ATS in first round since 2002
Preview: Computer Prediction: 80-71 Duke
Duke – no real trends of note
Albany – no real trends of note, but beware–Duke lost to the No. 15 last year (Lehigh)
Trends and predicted scores courtesy of OddsShark.com
What is the duplicate article?
Why is this article offensive?
Where is this article plagiarized from?
Why is this article poorly edited?