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Lace 'em up: College basketball picks & predictions for 2024. Get this premium pick in your inbox free. Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors Why use free NCAA basketball picks from a pro handicapper? Is there any betting value in free picks? Why do I give college basketball picks for free? Wunderdog Free College Basketball Picks & Predictions College Basketball Betting Philosophy College Basketball Predictions Track Record Past CBB Premium Picks Connecticut (CBB-676) MONEYLINE + Purdue at Connecticut (CBB) First-Half UNDER Purdue (CBB-674) MONEYLINE + Connecticut (CBB-672) MONEYLINE Free College Basketball Picks I Provide Underdog College Basketball Picks College Basketball Consensus Picks Free College Basketball Computer Picks College Basketball Picks Against the Spread College Basketball Moneyline Picks College Basketball Over/Under Picks College Basketball Daily Picks College Basketball Parlay Picks College Basketball Tournament Picks March Madness Picks Tools for College Basketball Betting Consensus Data Lines and Odds College Basketball Resources College Basketball Betting FAQ What are the best sites for free college basketball picks and college basketball expert picks? What does ATS mean in college basketball? How do I bet on college basketball? What is March Madness in college basketball? What are the best bets in college basketball? Can you explain moneyline betting in college basketball? How do college basketball picks against the spread work? What does ATS mean in college basketball? How do I bet on college basketball? What is March Madness in college basketball? What are the best bets in college basketball? Can you explain moneyline betting in college basketball? How do college basketball picks against the spread work?

Lace 'em up: College basketball picks & predictions for 2024.

So you love college basketball. Now you’ve decided to put your money where your passion lies and "make things interesting.”

The passion of NCAA college basketball is second to none, and fans are fiercely loyal to their teams. Having attended a pair of Division I schools (University of Colorado and Northwestern University), I understand what it's like to get caught up in the joy of rooting for your favorite teams—beer in hand, cheering for a missed free throw.

But I also know that with such fierce loyalties, novice bettors can sometimes break one of my cardinal sports betting rules: never bet with your heart; always bet with your head.

Taking yourself out of your college basketball allegiances and making the correct call can be hard.

That’s where I come in.

I use raw data, statistics, and an understanding of human nature to make my picks and predicitons. You can leave your emotions at the door and leave the tough calls to me.

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Thursday May 26

Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors

Golden State seems to do this every round, that is give the opponent a win in an otherwise lopsided series before putting them away the next time out with relative ease. Look for that trend to continue as the Warriors go for another Gentleman's Sweep after losing 119-109 on Tuesday when Luke Doncic scored 30 points for the desperate Mavericks.

It snapped a nine-game winning streak in Western Conference finals games for Golden State and now it goes home where the Warriors have covered nine of their past 11 games. Dallas is 1-5 ATS its last six road games and 9-4 OVER its past 13 on the road and 12-5 OVER overall against teams with winning records.

Game 4 went OVER by 12 points as the teams combined to shoot nearly 50-percent overall. 14 of the past 20 meetings have soared OVER. Golden State lost to Memphis by 39 points in Game 5 when leading 3-1 in the conference semifinals and then blew out the Grizzlies in Game 6.

Look for a similar result tonight. Play the Warriors to cover, and take the OVER.

My Pick: Golden State -7 (-105)

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Is there any betting value in free picks?

The short answer is yes. But not all free picks delivered by handicappers are created equal. Some release free picks that they wouldn't also send to their paying clients because they aren't backed by the same rigorous analysis.

The free picks I provide are actually a sample of my premium picks. So, by signing up to receive my free college picks, you are getting a sample of my best bets. There's no better risk-free way to get college basketball free picks and predictions against the spread.

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Why do I give college basketball picks for free?

I provide NCAAB predictions for free as a way to let you see the potential of how you can win with my premium picks. My goal is convince you, through free picks, to sign up for one of my premium NCAAB betting packages.

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By signing up to receive my free advice on college basketball handicapping, you get my college basketball ATS picks, game analysis, and insights, including statistics, power ratings, trends, momentum, and player injury reports. I even give access to how-to guides for betting against the spread, moneyline, and over/under selections (totals).

I deliver high-quality, clear, conise NCAA basketball picks from Midnight Madness to the Final Four. One factor that often gets overlooked in college hoops games is the time of the year when the games are played. Through years of experience and research, I help you make the best selections throughout the season, as player and coach intensity varies from the college hoops regular season, conference play, and, of course, the NCAA Tournament, NIT, and all other postseason action.

College Basketball Betting Philosophy

One of the unique characteristics of college basketball is the vast number of teams and new players every season. There are over 350 Division I basketball programs, and the turnover in players each year is massive. Trying to stay on top of all of that change without a system is impossible. I utilize algorithms and heuristics that allow me to predict winners without knowing every player on every team.

Team statistics, lines, and line movement tell us a lot in college basketball. Given the young age of players in NCAAB, coaching also plays a very large role in making college picks and predictions.

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College Basketball Predictions Track Record

The college basketball season starts off under the radar for many bettors. The NFL and college football are in midseason form, and the NBA draws a lot of attention from casual hoopsters. It's times like these that I like to dig deep into my CBB data sets and find the hidden gems that consistently produce early season profits, padding my bankroll for a ride toward the Madness.

Take 2023, for example. In the first month of the season, I posted an average of 7.1 picks per day and hit 58% on my way to a +$11,670 bankroll gain.

Max Play sides, which are 90-73 (55%) over the past three seasons, continue to exploit weak numbers from the book as the rest of the college basketball betting world sleeps on early value plays.

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My first-round bracket picks are 284-100 (74%) over the past 12 years of the tournament, and I provide complete coverage from the first four right through the finals.

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Purdue can be tough to defend with 7-foot-4 senior Zach Edey drawing double teams leaving someone open on the perimeter. But Connecticut is no ordinary team with 7-foot-2 Donovan Cl...

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It's been a fun run for NC State - but this ain't 1983. The Wolfpack's vulnerabilities will be exposed here. Purdue was No. 1 in the Big Ten in scoring (83.5 points per game) and shooting (.491), plus second in rebounding...

1.5 units on 2 Team Parlay: (-226)

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Free College Basketball Picks I Provide

Here are the types of free college basketball picks you can expect from me:

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I didn't choose my company name, Wunderdog, randomly. I chose it because, on average, college basketball underdogs offer the most value. It's easy to back the best teams in the country week after week. But that will lead to losses at the betting window. The sportsbooks make you pay a price to back college basketball's top teams, especially those ranked in the Top 10. I look for value on underrated underdogs.

College Basketball Consensus Picks

My college basketball consensus picks are driven by what is happening in the college basketball betting market. An important part of handicapping your NCAAB picks is to account for where the money is going. Pay attention to the teams that are getting the most betting action from the public. There may be good reasons, but it may also make sense to fade those teams.

Free College Basketball Computer Picks

Check out my free NCAA basketball computer picks for a leg-up on starting your handicapping. While using computer picks blindly isn't wise because we need to consider factors outside of raw statistics, they offer a starting point on the relative statistical strengths of the teams. They can also highlight games where the market price differs from the raw statistics, providing direction on which games deserve a closer look.

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Again, free computer picks are a good starting point, but to get the best free college basketball expert picks, use my free picks. My free premium picks use stats and other fundamental factors such as motivation, coaching, and hundreds of situational betting trends. Free premium picks are your best bet to win.

College Basketball Picks Against the Spread

If you're looking for CBB expert picks against the spread, my premium picks are the answer. I focus primarily on ATS picks. College basketball matchups often feature big mismatches. The spread is a way to equalize the game enough to allow you to bet on either team.

College Basketball Moneyline Picks

I also provide college basketball moneyline picks, which are bets that have no spread. When betting the moneyline, we're simply picking which team will win, regardless of the spread. This allows us to back favorites without having to lay points, or to bet underdogs at positive odds.

College Basketball Over/Under Picks

The totals market in NCAAB offers some of the best betting opportunities. Why? Because there are so many teams and obscure matchups. Oddsmakers can find it difficult to correctly predict how many points will be scored in games with a team (or both) that they don't follow closely. I include college basketball over/under picks in my premium college hoops picks.

College Basketball Daily Picks

The college basketball season includes preseason tournaments, non-conference play, conference play and tournaments, and of course March Madness and The Final Four. This provides for over five months of daily CBB picks. I provide premium picks every single day throughout the college basketball season.

College Basketball Parlay Picks

Who doesn't love parlays? I know parlays are an attractive bet type but be careful with them. The vig on NCAAB parlays is very high (three times higher than on straight bets). So resist the temptation to go hog wild with parlays. My Parlay Club includes selective college basketball favorites, which is the only way I recommend betting parlays.

College Basketball Tournament Picks

Speaking of the postseason, it goes without saying that betting the NCAA Tournament is huge. When it comes to the Final Four, very few other sporting events can captivate the attention of the entire country as everyone jockeys to fill out their brackets. For most people, trying to navigate through a 64-team tournament field can be daunting, if not impossible, to make heads or tails of—so let me do it for you! Every season I release a completed tournament bracket that you can use for all of your office pools and “friendly” competitions. I employ the same dedication to research to make my bracket selections as my daily picks, so let me be your secret weapon when it comes to tournament time.

March Madness Picks

College basketball is one of the most exciting sports in the world to watch, especially when the calendar flips to March. While most people are concerned with trying to piece together the perfect bracket, March for me is about winning bets.

My March Madness picks provide spread, moneyline and total predicitions on the key tournament matchups. There's nothing like the NCAA tournament in terms of excitement and betting action and my premium picks subscribers get hundreds of picks to bet on throughout the tournament.

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Tools for College Basketball Betting

While my free premium picks will give you the best chance to win, I realize you may want to do it yourself.

Here are some of the free tools I provide to help you with your NCAA handicapping.

Consensus Data

Knowing who the betting public favors can help you by knowing if your hunch is something others agree with or not.

A popular betting strategy is to “fade the public” by going the opposite way of the masses. While this doesn’t work blindly, it can be helpful at times.

Check out my college basketball consensus data

Lines and Odds

My college basketball lines and odds give you all the data you need for full-game, first-quarter, and first-half betting, including spreads, moneylines, and totals. I have all of the lines and odds for the regular season all the way through the National Championship game.

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NCAA Basketball Handicapping Philosophy

I have three main influences I incorporate when selecting the spread in my college basketball picks. Measurable evidence in historical data, ATS trend data and the "sniff test".

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Real-time lines and odds for all upcoming college basketball games. Check out the spreads, totals, and moneyline odds.

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If you want to know how the public is betting, this is your page! A collective source for public consensus information on all upcoming college basketball games.

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College Basketball Betting FAQ

What are the best sites for free college basketball picks and college basketball expert picks?

While there are many websites offering free college basketball picks, quality matters more than quantity. Some popular options novices use include ESPN, CBS Sports, and Bleacher Report. But never use these for gambling purposes. These are entertainment sites and while they are good at that, they are very poor at sports handicapping. Instead, use my free premium picks and paid premium picks.

What does ATS mean in college basketball?

ATS stands for Against the Spread. When you see ATS in college basketball, it refers to betting on whether a team will cover the point spread set by oddsmakers. For example, if a team is favored by 5 points and you bet on them to cover the spread, they would need to win by more than 5 points for you to win your bet.

How do I bet on college basketball?

To bet on college basketball, you can visit a sportsbook or use an online betting platform. First, you'll need to create an account and deposit funds but you should always look for the best betting promos first. Then, you can browse the available games and betting options, such as moneyline bets, point spreads, and over/under totals. Choose your desired bet, enter the amount you want to wager, and confirm your bet before the game starts.

What is March Madness in college basketball?

March Madness is the nickname for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament held every spring to determine the national champion of college basketball. The tournament features 68 teams from various conferences competing in a series of games until the final champion is crowned.

What are the best bets in college basketball?

The best bets in college basketball are subjective and can vary from game to game. It depends on factors such as team performance, player injuries, and betting odds. Some popular types of bets in college basketball include point spreads, moneyline bets, and over/under totals. It's recommended to do your research and analyze the statistics before placing your bets.

Can you explain moneyline betting in college basketball?

Moneyline betting in college basketball is a straightforward type of wager where you simply pick the team you think will win the game. Unlike point spread betting, moneyline bets do not involve a margin of victory. Each team is assigned odds based on their likelihood of winning, and you'll either win or lose your bet depending on the outcome of the game.

How do college basketball picks against the spread work?

College basketball picks against the spread involve predicting whether a team will cover the point spread set by oddsmakers. If a team is favored by a certain number of points, they need to win by more than that margin for the bet on them to be successful. On the other hand, if a team is an underdog, they can either win the game outright or lose by fewer points than the spread to cover the bet.

What does ATS mean in college basketball?

ATS stands for Against the Spread. When you see ATS in college basketball, it refers to betting on whether a team will cover the point spread set by oddsmakers. For example, if a team is favored by 5 points and you bet on them to cover the spread, they would need to win by more than 5 points for you to win your bet.

How do I bet on college basketball?

To bet on college basketball, you can visit a sportsbook or use an online betting platform. First, you'll need to create an account and deposit funds. Then, you can browse the available games and betting options, such as moneyline bets, point spreads, and over/under totals. Choose your desired bet, enter the amount you want to wager, and confirm your bet before the game starts.

What is March Madness in college basketball?

March Madness is the nickname for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. It is a single-elimination tournament held every spring to determine the national champion of college basketball. The tournament features 68 teams from various conferences competing in a series of games until the final champion is crowned.

What are the best bets in college basketball?

The best bets in college basketball are subjective and can vary from game to game. It depends on factors such as team performance, player injuries, and betting odds. Some popular types of bets in college basketball include point spreads, moneyline bets, and over/under totals. It's recommended to do your research and analyze the statistics before placing your bets.

Can you explain moneyline betting in college basketball?

Moneyline betting in college basketball is a straightforward type of wager where you simply pick the team you think will win the game. Unlike point spread betting, moneyline bets do not involve a margin of victory. Each team is assigned odds based on their likelihood of winning, and you'll either win or lose your bet depending on the outcome of the game.

How do college basketball picks against the spread work?

College basketball picks against the spread involve predicting whether a team will cover the point spread set by oddsmakers. If a team is favored by a certain number of points, they need to win by more than that margin for the bet on them to be successful. On the other hand, if a team is an underdog, they can either win the game outright or lose by fewer points than the spread to cover the bet.

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