Have Bettors Overreacted To High-Scoring College Basketball Games?

In an effort to increase scoring, the NCAA implemented new rules changes during the off-season meant to crack down on hand-checking (i.e. when the defensive player uses one or both of his hands to impede the progress of the offensive player). Although this defensive technique has technically been illegal for years, teams like Duke have…

Are Losing Teams Undervalued in NCAABB Conference Tournament Betting?

Although the major conferences do not begin NCAA conference tournament play until next week, the journey to the tourney is already underway for several schools. The Mountain West, Missouri Valley and Ohio Valley conference tournaments began earlier this week, and we wondered aloud: Where does the value lie in NCAABB conference tournament betting? To unearth…

College Basketball Betting: Is There Really More Parity This Season?

Just this week we’ve seen Penn State grab their first conference win with a victory over #4 Michigan, top-ranked Indiana fall to an un-ranked Minnesota squad and #8 Florida lose to another un-ranked team in Tennessee. In fact, it seems like a weekly occurrence that a top-10 team loses on the road to supposedly mediocre competition. The…