Friday College Basketball Sharp Report


Today bettors have a plethora of sweats to choose from including 9 NBA games and 20 College Basketball games. For an updated breakdown of Friday's betting action, be sure to tune in to the VSiN Market Insights Podcast with Josh Appelbaum. It will be posted by 2:30 p.m. ET.

I'll also be joining The Lombardi Line at 1:30 p.m. ET to offer a market update and then co-hosting Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard from 3 to 4 p.m. ET. 

In the meantime, let's dive into a few College Basketball games receiving sharp action today...


7 p.m. ET: Creighton at Seton Hall

Creighton (13-7 SU, 10-10 ATS) just snapped a two-game losing skid with a big 59-55 win over Connecticut, winning outright as 10.5-point road dogs. Similarly, Seton Hall (13-7 SU, 9-10-1 ATS) also snapped a two-game skid with a 70-63 win over Georgetown, pushing a 7-point road favorites. This line opened with Seton Hall listed as a 7-point home favorite. Respected money is grabbing road dog Creighton plus the points, dropping the line from 7 to 6.5. Some shops are hinting at a further dip down to 6. Creighton will lean on their superior shooting (46% vs 42%). Ken Pom has Seton Hall winning by four points (70-66), which means Creighton at the current number has value. 


7 p.m. ET: Harvard at Brown

Harvard (10-7 SU, 5-10 ATS) has dropped two straight games, most recently falling to Pennsylvania 78-74 and losing outright as 3-point home favorites. Meanwhile, Brown (10-12 SU, 11-9 ATS) is 2-8 over their last ten games and just fell to Cornell 74-72, losing outright as 5-point home favorites. This line opened with Brown listed as a 4-point home favorite. We've seen the Brown -4 get juiced up to -115, signaling some liability on the home favorite and a possible move up to -4.5. Ken Pom has Brown winning by six points (72-66). He has Brown ranked 178th and Harvard 220th. 


9 p.m. ET: San Diego State at Colorado State

San Diego State (12-5 SU, 9-8 ATS) is coming off a 72-47 win over New Mexico, easily covering as 14.5-point home favorites. On the flip side, Colorado State (16-3 SU, 9-9 ATS) has dropped two straight and just fell to Wyoming 84-78, losing outright as 1.5-point road favorites. This line opened with Colorado State listed as a short 2.5-point home favorite. Sharps have laid the points with the home team, steaming Colorado State up from -2.5 to -3. Colorado State has a big edge offensively (78 PPG vs 65 PPG) and field goal percentage (50% vs 43%). Colorado State is 10-1 at home. San Diego State is 1-3 on the road. Ken Pom has Colorado State winning by two points (66-64). The Rams are -135 on the moneyline. We've also seen some over money show up here, driving the total up from 128.5 to 131. 

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