2016 March Madness: NCAAB Futures Offering Value

Last month when we first released our bracket simulator, we identified several teams whose odds of winning the national championship were being undervalued. By combining information from our historical database along with data from well-respected basketball sources including ESPN, Ken Pomeroy and Jeff Sagarin, we were able to create our own title probabilities and check…

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…

Biggest College Basketball Postseason Upsets

Last Wednesday in the American East Tournament, Hartford defeated Albany in one of the biggest upsets of the season. The seventh-seeded Hawks, who finished the season with a 9-22 record, closed as 18.5-point underdogs against the second-seeded Great Danes (24-7). Many sportsbooks didn’t bother posting a moneyline, but Hartford closed at +3750 on the moneyline at Pinnacle. [ Sign…

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…