2016 NCAA Tournament Automatic Bids

So far there have been 13 automatic bids into the NCAA Tournament this year with many more to be finalized over the weekend. Below shows the odds for each school to have won their conference tournaments, as well as probabilities to make the Sweet 16 and Final 4 via our Bracket Simulator. Right now Gonzaga has by…

NCAAB Game of the Week: Arizona vs. Oregon

Tonight in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament, the 15th-ranked Arizona Wildcats (25-7 overall, 12-6 conference) will face off against the 8th-ranked Oregon Ducks (26-6 overall, 14-4 conference). Both teams have firmly clinched a spot in the NCAA Tournament, but this game should have a tremendous impact on seeding. Arizona opened as a 1-point favorite…

2016 College Basketball Conference Tournament Odds

Although most of the major conference tournament action doesn’t tip off until next week, some of the smaller conferences have already begun postseason play. Several sportsbooks have already posted conference tournament odds, including 5Dimes, BetOnline, Bovada and Paddy Power. Paddy Power is an Irish bookmaker, and it was readily apparent that they don’t take much action on…

Find Value Betting NCAAB Conference Tournament Unders

Last season we published an article which explained how bettors could build their bankroll by taking the under in early season college basketball tournaments. We already knew that the under had been historically undervalued and hypothesized that players would be particularly rattled by these high-pressure, nationally-televised games. Additionally, we speculated that the long travel schedule…

How Accurate Are Joe Lunardi’s Bracketology Predictions?

ESPN analyst Joe Lunardi is known for two things: predicting the field for the NCAA Tournament and questionable hair that looks like it may have been stolen from an over-sized Lego figurine. Despite his obvious toupee and strange predilection for turtlenecks, Lunardi’s predictions have been exceptionally accurate over the years. Last season Lunardi correctly projected 66…