The NCAA Tournament began on Thursday with tons of madness and upsets already happening. There aren’t many perfect brackets out there and that will make people want to bet on live games on their phone instead of worrying about their brackets.
Technology is great for instances like these. There will be 16 games on Friday. Eight in the afternoon and eight during the nighttime hours. There will be picks against the spread for Friday night’s March Madness action. What are some of the potential picks for these March Madness basketball games?
Iowa State vs LSU
This is an 11 vs 6 match-up and this basketball game will tip-off at 7:20 p.m. ET. Iowa State represents the BIG12 Conference and LSU represents the SEC Conference. The Tigers will be favored by (-4) points against Iowa State. The over/under for this basketball game will be 128.5 total points.
A lot of people could be questioning why the Cyclones made it to the NCAA Tournament in the first place. They weren’t that strong in conference play, compared to LSU was in the SEC. They fired head coach Will Wade and it could be a problem.
However, they have more talent, and the LSU Tigers are going to win this basketball over the Iowa State Cyclones by a final score of 65-52. Bet LSU (-4) point spread over Iowa State and also bet the under 128.5 total points scored in this basketball game.
Colgate vs Wisconsin
This is a 14 vs 3 match-up. They will be tipping off at 9:50 p.m. ET. The Colgate Raiders won the Patriot League and the Wisconsin Badgers represent the BIG10 Conference as an at-large team in the NCAA Tournament.
Wisconsin will only be favored by (-7.5) points against Colgate. These odds are extremely low and the over/under for this basketball game is 139.5 total points. This could be one of those basketball games where you might need to have your phone available and live bet on the over/under and point totals.
This is where technology is great when betting on March Madness. But as for now, the Badgers are going to beat the Raiders by a final score of 55-46. Bet the (-7.5) point spread for Wisconsin against Colgate. Also, bet the under 139.5 total points scored in this basketball game between the Colgate Raiders and the Wisconsin Badgers.
UAB vs Houston
This will be a 12 vs 5 match-up in the NCAA Tournament. The UAB Blazers are representing Conference USA in the NCAA Tournament, while the Houston Cougars are representing the American Athletic Conference in the NCAA Tournament.
Houston will be favored by (-8.5) points against UAB in this basketball game. The over/under for this basketball game will be 137.5 total points. This has the potential to be an upset in the making, the Houston Cougars usually fare well against double-digit seeds.
The UAB Blazers are going to bring all they have. However, they are going to fall short. Houston will beat UAB by a final score of 76-75. Bet the UAB Blazers (+8.5) point spread against the Houston Cougars. Also, bet the over 137.5 total points scored in this basketball game between these two teams. This will be another basketball game that you will want to keep your phones closely with you for the live betting potentially.
Chattanooga vs Illinois
This is a 13 vs 4 match-up and a lot of people feel like the Mocs from the SoCon Conference will upset Illinois from the BIG10 conference. Illinois will be favored by (-8) points against Chattanooga. The over/under for this basketball game will be 136.
The Chattanooga Mocs are going to outright win this basketball game against the Illinois Fighting Illini by a final score of 70-69. Bet Chattanooga (+8) point spread over Illinois and also bet the over 136 total points scored in this basketball game. This is another basketball game where technology will come in handy with live sports betting.