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    NCAA MEN BASKETBALL TOURNEY

    This has been one hell of a tough year in capping basketball.

    This year I capped 166 games ending with a 53% win for the regular season.

    Now we are onto the Tourney. The lines are early and a few games that jump off the Floor:

    Florida State -11.5 vs Florida Gulf Coast. It is a shame that the NCAA committee placed FGSU against it's bigger college locally.
    FGSU is known as slam dunk U. Florida State is an outstanding team and will win this by 18.

    N Kentucky Norse punches a First ticket ever as a team- Been D 1 league for 2 years. This is a really fun team to watch.
    The NCAA has them playing Kentucky. A # 15 seed vs a 2. The Norse are a 19 point dog and I think they give Kentucky a great game- Taking the points here

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    First Rounds Betting trends to know courtesy ESPN

    http://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id...ng-perspective

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    Still looking at lines....

    Who is your best underdog in the first round (+2 or higher) to win straight up? Kind of like the upset of the week contest in football we do.

    Thursday I kinda like va tech +6 over wiscy. Usually when the tourney committee under seeds someone like wiscy, the committee proves to be right. Wiscy is not happy and may come in with a chip but think it's s close game.

    Also like unc-Wilmington a bit but Virginia's defense can be crazy at times if they are on thier game.

    Thoughts?


    Lines are tight. I feel the bigger favs and the smaller dogs are the only value. In between, it's a toss up with late fouling coming into play.

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    That question is for all too!

    There's gotta be done others looking at hoops now besides carpet and I!!

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    Thursday.

    Va tech +6 over wiscy.

    Vandy ml -130 over northwestern.

    Virginia/Wilmington under 135

    Iowa state with st Mary's in a money line parlay.

    Bought 1/2 as needed.

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    Add.

    Minnesota +2 over mtsu.

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    1-4.
    Terrible.

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    Friday.

    Northern Kentucky +20 over UK

    Okie state +3 over Michigan

    K state +4 over cinnci

    New Mexico State +12 over Baylor.

    Michigan state +3 over Miami

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    3-2 Friday.

    4-6 for the tourney but going to get hot. I feel it!!!

    Saturday.

    Iowa state pk over Purdue.

    West Virginia ml -130 over Notre Dame

    Virginia +2 over Florida

    Mtsu +4 over butler

    St Mary's +6 over zona

    Wiscy +6 over nova

    Xavier +7 over fsu.

    Bought 1/2 pints where needed.

    Like the card so let's make some cash!!!

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    Making Xavier +7 a double play.

    Triple play is my highest I go.

    Anyone around here??? Crickets.

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    Sunday.

    Michigan state +8

    Michigan +4

    Oregon -5

    Kentucky money line. -185.




    Triple play.

    Cinnci +4 over ucla. Defense wins.

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    NIT ILLINOIS

    ILLINOIS travels to Florida as a # 2 seed and a 3.5 Dog vs UCF.

    I always try to find that one extra motivation for a team when betting and Illinois refuses to die. Even with a new coaching change these kids
    are playing for pride right now. Illinois has the # 3 all time scorer in Illinois history playing for them.

    Take ILLINOIS and the points

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    Thursday-

    I've stunk so far in the tourney so beware....

    TRIPLE PLAY

    West Virginia +4 (bought 1/2 earlier but would buy the 1 point as its +3 now) over Gonzaga---This one comes down to the wire but think WV beats the Zags and their over-hyped 1 loss record.


    Regular Plays

    Oregon pk over Michigan

    Xavier +8 over Arizona (bought 1/2)

    Purdue +5 over Kansas

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    Purdue ML +190 (why not!)

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    I think they have a shot actually. Kansas is beatable and very overrated.

    Purdue knocked out my cyclones so I'm rooting for them now! Plus I hate ku!!

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    I can not stand KU also but think they blow the doors off Purdue

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    Looking ahead to Friday.

    I like the under in the Baylor/so Carolina game quite a bit. It's at 135 now and opened at 137. I may buy it up to at least 136. So Carolina has scored in the past 2 games but that's not their style. Baylor is good defensively too with their big guys.
    I see this one in the high 60's.


    Also leaning towards butler with the points as they are a well coached team with a good fundamental game plan. Unc is not as good as people think either. Duke beat them twice this year. Live will go up so going to watch until game time to bet it.

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    I can see either Purdue or butler winning straight up actually to busy some brackets!

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    3-1 with a triple play win on WV.

    Friday.

    Butler +8
    Kentucky pk----love this play. Going to make a double play at minimum.

    Backing off that under for now to see if I can get a better number.

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    Going to grab the points now with Kentucky +2 buy the half.

    A very rare 4 unit play for me. Largest of the year.

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    Nice win by Kentucky.

    Suck it Ball. And Ball dad.

    Both times I've seen ball struggle this year, he acts like he's hurt. Pathetic pussy.

    Saturday.

    Oregon +7 over Kansas

    Gonzaga -7 (bought 1/2) over Xavier.

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    Nice win by Kentucky.

    Suck it Ball. And Ball dad.

    Both times I've seen ball struggle this year, he acts like he's hurt. Pathetic pussy.

    Saturday.

    Oregon +7 over Kansas

    Gonzaga -7 (bought 1/2) over Xavier.

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    I like Gonzaga to cover tonight

    Kansas will thump Oregon .

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    Two more winners!

    Sunday.

    Going big with another 3 unit play on

    Kentucky +3 over North Carolina.

    Also:
    South Carolina/Florida over 134

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    Double play...

    Florida -165 money line over South Carolina. Florida knows sc better than these other teams did having played them twice. That's the only edge but a big one.

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