Scucci: Best Weekend Ever For NCAA Basketball Tournament by Jeremy Martin
If the opening round was any indication, betting on the NCAA Basketball Tournament is as popular as ever. According to Bob Scucci, Race & Sportsbook manager for the Stardust in Las Vegas, the handle for the opening round was equal to last year and the 2004 NCAA Basketball Tournament was the best ever at the Stardust, as well as many other sportsbooks across Nevada (no official records for tournament handle are kept by the Nevada Gaming Commission).
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March Madness: Free Tournament Brackets Advice by Max
We are just one day away from the 'Madness' and this is my favorite time of year. For the most part, the first round is just a tune up game for the big boys and all they hope to accomplish is getting an early lead, avoid injury, and be able to rest their players for a grueling five games that may lie ahead.
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NCAA Tournament Betting Essentials by Jeremy Martin
Much like the Super Bowl, the NCAA Tournament is a betting event in which the
public determines what the point spread will be on many games. During the regular
college basketball season - and even the conference tournaments -- the bookies
must set the lines with the 'wise guys' or professional bettors in mind. With
NCAA Tournament betting, however, public handle (referred to as 'square' money
by those in the industry) far outweighs the money that will be bet by the professionals.
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March Madness Betting - Las Vegas Expecting Biggest Opening Weekend Ever by Jeremy Martin
If you have friends, family or a significant other that works in a Las Vegas sportsbook, don't expect any 'quality time' this coming weekend.
The 2005 NCAA Tournament begins this Thursday and Las Vegas is the place to be. Hotel rooms have been booked solid for months and sportsbooks are expecting the biggest tournament to date.
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March Madness Odds: Conference Tournament Edition by Max
The Big Six Conferences are underway with early round action. Some teams are playing for seeding while others are just trying to make it into March Madness. In general, coaches do not like these tournaments because of the strain its puts on their players. Having to play three games in three days can wear down a team and produce an early exit once March Madness gets underway the following week.
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March Madness: RPI Ranking (Ratings Percentage Index)
For years the selection committee has placed great emphasis on the RPI Ranking. RPI stands for ratings percentage index and takes into consideration a variety of factors in determining its ranking.
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March Madness Odds
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ACC Bubble Preview - Georgia Tech Basketball at Miami by Max
A pivotal game with NCAA Tournament implications takes place Saturday afternoon in Coral Gables, when the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets visit the Miami Hurricanes.
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Kansas Basketball: Top of the Class in High School Recruiting
Despite the recent slide in the performance of Kansas basketball, there is hope for the future. The Jayhawks lost their third straight game on Monday, which had not previously occurred since 1994. Kansas basketball.
Syracuse at Boston College Basketball
The Big East sits as the third best conference according to the RPI rankings. This is with good reason because the conference has claimed the last two NCAA Championships. Boston College basketball.
Duke-Maryland Weekend Preview
A critical game for Maryland takes place Saturday at Comcast Center. The ESPN College Gameday crew will be on hand and it is sure to be an eventful night. Duke basketball team vs. Maryland.
The Border War Renewed
Whenever Wisconsin and Minnesota get together in a sporting event, one can be sure the stands will be packed and the hatred for the other side will be evident. Minnesota Wisconsin Basketball Preview.
Illinois: Now or Never
The Fighting Illini of Illinois is off to their best start in school history currently sitting at 21-0. This team has a great balance of size, quickness, long range shooting, and experience. Illini basketball.
Doc's College Basketball Weekend Preview Issue No. 4
This week we jump into the SEC Conference for a match-up of two teams with overall records hovering around the .500 mark. SEC Conference betting.
Doc's College Basketball Weekend Preview Issue No. 3
Conference basketball is well underway and teams will be visiting each other for the second time this season. This is where good handicappers like Doc's Sports make their money. Arizona State basketball betting.
College Basketball Polls
Conference Play is well underway and because of that the rankings have started to change dramatically. College Basketball Polls.
Doc's College Basketball Weekend Preview Issue No. 2
The first weekend of action of Big Ten play produced only one major surprise. For the most part, the chalk cruised, covering four of the six games played. Click here to read more.
Doc's College Basketball Weekend Preview Issue No. 1
Conference play is just underway and this will be the first weekend of play for the major conferences. Click here to read more.
March Madness Picks
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Sportsbooks Get Into The Holiday Spirit
The holidays have always been a time of giving. And sportsbooks in Las Vegas and overseas also tend to get into the spirit during this time of year. Click here to read more.
Smart Bettors Beat The Books By Following Small Conferences
The start of the college basketball season is one of the best times to get an edge on the books and following some of the lesser-known conferences can be very profitable, according to Las Vegas bookmakers. Click here to read more.
Scouting The Small Conferences
Smart players have known for years that there is good money to be made betting the small conferences. Teams like Michigan, Arizona and Connecticut receive plenty of attention in the press and it's not hard to find a wealth of information about these teams just about anywhere you look. Click here to read more.
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