Tuesday College Basketball Sharp Report


Today bettors have a loaded Tuesday slate to choose from including 6 NBA games, 11 NHL games and roughly 20 College Basketball games. For an updated breakdown of Tuesday'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 also be co-hosting Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard from 3 to 4 p.m. ET.


In the meantime, let's discuss several College Basketball games receiving sharp action today...

2 p.m. ET: Boston College vs Pittsburgh

This is the first round of the ACC Tournament. Boston College (11-19 SU, 14-16 ATS) ended the regular season with three straight losses, most recently falling to Georgia Tech 82-78 and failing to cover as 3-point road dogs. Similarly, Pittsburgh (11-20 SU, 15-16 ATS) has lost four straight and just fell to Notre Dame 78-54, failing to cover as 12.5-point road dogs. This line opened with Boston College listed as a 1.5-point neutral site favorite. Respected money has sided with the Eagles as a "lesser of two evils play," pushing Boston College up from -1.5 to -2. Both teams are giving up roughly 68 PPG defensively. The difference comes on offense, where Boston College is outscoring Pittsburgh 66 PPG to 62 PPG. Ken Pom has Boston College winning by two points (65-63). Boston College is ranked 149th and Pittsburgh 193rd. 

7 p.m. ET: Georgia Tech vs Louisville

This is the first round of the ACC Tournament. Georgia Tech (12-19 SU, 13-17-1 ATS) just snapped a four-game losing skid with a 82-78 win over Boston College, covering as 3-point home favorites. Meanwhile, Louisville (12-18 SU, 9-19-2 ATS) ended the regular season losing four straight, most recently falling to Virginia 71-61 and failing to cover as 4.5-point home dogs. This line opened with Louisville listed as a short 1-point neutral site favorite. The public is split, yet we've seen Louisville creep up from -1 to -1.5. This signals pro money laying the short chalk with Louisville. Ken Pom has Louisville winning by one point (67-66). He has Louisville ranked 145th and Georgia Tech 163rd. We've also seen some over money show up, raising the total from 134 to 135. Louisville went 2-0 against Georgia Tech in the regular season, winning 67-64 and 74-58. 

8 p.m. ET: Southern Miss vs UTSA

This is the first round of the Conference USA tournament. Southern Miss (6-25 SU, 12-17 ATS) has dropped 14 straight games and just fell to Charlotte 70-67 but covered as 8-point home dogs. Meanwhile, UTSA (10-21 SU, 14-14 ATS) just snapped a three-game losing streak with a 82-71 win over Rice, cashing as 2.5-point home dogs. This line opened with UTSA listed as a short 3-point home favorite. Pros are fading Southern Miss and laying the points with UTSA, pushing the line up from UTSA -3 to -3.5. UTSA holds a notable advantage on the boards (38 RPG vs 34 RPG). Ken Pom has UTSA winning by three points (71-68). He has UTSA ranked 311th and Southern Miss 340th. Pros have also leaned over, pushing the total up from 138.5 to 139. Southern Miss is 19-10 to the over this season, including 12-3 to the over on the road. 

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