Monday College Basketball Sharp Report

The Rams defeated the Bengals 23-20 to win Super Bowl LVI. Los Angeles cashed -200 on the moneyline but Cincinnati (+4.5) covered the spread. Dogs getting 3-points or more in the Super Bowl are now 9-2 ATS since 2008. Sharp money also nailed the under, which opened at 50 and got bet down to 48.5 despite a majority of bettors taking the over. Unders are now 4-0 in the last four Super Bowls. When the total is 48 or higher in the Super Bowl, the under is now 7-2 since 2008. Unders finish this postseason 9-4. Cooper Kupp took home the Super Bowl MVP, cashing +600. 
With football now over, bettors will turn their attention to college basketball, NBA and NHL. The next two big betting events will be March Madness and the NFL Draft. 
Now it's on to Monday where bettors have a loaded Valentine's Day slate to choose from including 9 NBA games, 4 NHL games and 30 College Basketball games. For an updated breakdown of Monday's betting action, be sure to tune in to the VSiN Market Insights Podcast with Josh Appelbaum. It will be posted by 2:40 p.m. ET. I'll be joining The Lombardi Line at 1:45 p.m. ET to offer a market update. I'll also be co-hosting Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard from 3 to 4 p.m. ET.
In the meantime, let's discuss a pair of college basketball games receiving sharp action today...
5 p.m. ET: Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure
These Atlantic 10 rivals are facing off for the second time in four days. St. Bonaventure (14-7 SU, 7-14 ATS) just defeated Saint Louis (17-7 SU, 14-9 ATS) by the score of 68-61, winning outright as 5.5-point road dogs. Now the matchup shifts to St. Bonaventure's home court. This line opened with the Bonnies listes as a short 1.5-point home favorite. Sharp money is riding the hot hand, steaming St. Bonaventure up from -1.5 to -2. St. Bonaventure is 8-2 at home. Saint Louis is 4-3 on the road. St. Bonaventure has buy low value as a bad ATS team (7-14) against a sell-high good ATS team (14-9). Ken Pom has St. Bonaventure winning this game by one point (71-70). Respected money also seems to be targeting this under, dropping the total from 139.5 to 138.5. The under is 5-0 the last five matchups between these teams. The Bonnies are 3-0 to the under their last three games. 
7 p.m. ET: Virginia at Virginia Tech
Both of these ACC foes are riding impressive win streaks. Virginia (16-9 SU, 13-12 ATS) has won four straight and just beat Georgia Tech 63-53, covering as 9.5-point home favorites. Similarly, Virginia Tech (15-10 SU, 13-12 ATS) has won five straight games and just dismissed Syracuse 71-59, covering as 8-point home favorites. This line opened with Virginia Tech listed as a 5.5-point home favorite. Sharp money has grabbed the points with road dog Virginia, dropping the line from 5.5 to 4.5. Virginia has value as a road conference dog with a line move in their favor. Virginia is 10-5 in conference play. Virginia Tech is 7-7. These teams met back on January 12 and Virginia won 54-52, covering as 1-point home favorites. Ken Pom has Virginia Tech winning this game by six points (64-58). We've seen some slight over money show up, raising the total slightly from 120 to 120.5. The over is 6-3 the last nine Virginia Tech home games. Virginia is 6-1 to the over their last seven road games. Virginia is 5-1 to the over their last six games overall. 
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